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  • Cochrane Job
    Specifications: Part Time, 0.2 FTE, Fixed Term (to Dec 2018)
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Flexible
    Application Closing Date: 23/03/2018Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through...
    5 March 2018
  • Specifications: 0.4 – 0.8 Full Time Equivalent. Secondment or contracted engagements are able to be negotiated.
    Salary: D.O.E
    Location: Flexible (remote)
    Application Closing Date: Monday 19 March, 2018
    Covidence is seeking to grow our user engagement and support team with a North American based Community Manager. For more...
    5 March 2018
  • Launch of Cochrane Indonesia to boost production and use of trusted health evidence in Indonesia
    In a significant step for national health research and training, Cochrane Indonesia was launched today at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta.Cochrane’s global CEO Mark Wilson travelled from London to join Cochrane Indonesia’s Director Dr Detty Nurdiati at a formal ceremony to inaugurate the high-profile, independent research organisation’s...
    5 March 2018
  • Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in research
    Deadline for nominations 15 MayAn estimated $170 billion of research funding is wasted each year because its outcomes cannot be used [1]. The waste occurs during 5 stages of research production: question selection, study design, research conduct, publication, and reporting [2,3]. Much of this waste appears to be avoidable or remediable, but there...
    28 February 2018
  • New Cochrane Review evidence suggests that nutritional labelling on menus in restaurants and cafes may reduce our calorie intake
    New evidence published in the Cochrane Library shows that adding calorie labels to menus and next to food in restaurants, coffee shops, and cafeterias could reduce the calories that people consume, although the quality of evidence is low.Eating too many calories contributes to people becoming overweight and increases the risks of heart disease,...
    27 February 2018
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 14 different languages
    Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages
    Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 5,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts were published in 2017. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and their translator communities,...
    21 February 2018
  • Cochrane US closes
    The US Cochrane Center, based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, has closed. Director Professor Kay Dickersin, and Associate Directors Tianjing Li and Roberta Scherer have stepped down from their positions, but will continue to work with Cochrane in other capacities. Cochrane’s Governing Board Co-Chairs Martin...
    19 February 2018
  • Registration has now opened for the 25th annual Cochrane Colloquium. Register before the 15 June 2018 to get the reduced early bird rate!The Cochrane Colloquium is an annual event, bringing people together from around the world to discuss research into important global health questions and promote evidence-informed health care. The Colloquium will...
    19 February 2018
  • Cochrane Evidence used in new WHO guideline on intrapartum care
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions.Worldwide, an estimated 140 million births take place every year. Most of these occur without complications for women and their babies. Yet, over the past 20 years,...
    15 February 2018
  • New learning opportunities in evidence-based health care for medical students in Sweden
    Cochrane Sweden is delighted to announce the official launch of a new online learning course specifically designed to support medical students training in evidence-based health care at Lund University.Cochrane Interactive Learning (CIL) consists of a self-directed e-learning package which takes students through the processes involved in completing...
    12 February 2018


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