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  • Specifications: Full Time (part-time may be considered for right candidate)Salary: £30,000 - £35,000Location: London, Flexible Location considered for right candidate Application Closing Date: 3 March 2017This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in online learning design to make a difference in the field of health care research...
    9 February 2017
  • Support for health professionals reduces unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals
    An updated Cochrane Review published 9 February has identified effective and safe ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals. Guidelines and policies that promote better targeting of antibiotics in patients who need them have the greatest impact when they are supported by the most effective ways to change doctors’ behaviour. Please...
    9 February 2017
  • Cochrane Innovations seeks Business Development Manager - London
    Specifications: Fixed Term contract, Part Time- up to 30 hours pwSalary: £50,000 Location: LondonApplication Closing Date: 09 March 2017Cochrane Innovations are looking for an experienced Sales and Business Development Manager. This is a new part-time position to take a hands on role in selling and managing the business development for Cochrane’s...
    8 February 2017
  • Join TaskExchange if you’d like to help on a systematic review
    Keen to get experience with systematic reviews, but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you’re already experienced, and want to help out?TaskExchange is an online platform that connects people needing help with their systematic review with people who have the time and skills to help. A variety of tasks are posted on the platform, from literature...
    8 February 2017
  • Cochrane Podcasts
    Cochrane podcasts deliver the latest Cochrane evidence in an easy to access audio format, allowing you to stay up to date on newly published reviews wherever you are.Each Cochrane podcast offers a short summary of a recent Cochrane review from the authors themselves. They have been recorded in 33 languages and are brief, allowing everyone from...
    6 February 2017
  • Global Evidence Summit 2017: Call for abstracts open
    Your chance to be part of the first ever Global Evidence Summit begins now…Call for abstracts extended to 15 MarchOpportunities to present special sessions, workshops, oral presentations, and poster abstracts open on 5 January 2017. This is your chance to be part of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) and we look forward to receiving abstracts around...
    1 February 2017
  • Cochrane-Wikipedia Initiative
    Cochrane has partnered with Wikipedia to improve the evidence base of Wikipedia health articlesCochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high-quality medical evidence to as broad an audience as possible. As a way of achieving this, Cochrane has been working in partnership with Wikipedia since 2014 to improve the evidence base of health...
    1 February 2017
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 13 different languages
    Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 13 different languages Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 4,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts were published in 2016. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and their translator communities, the majority...
    1 February 2017
  • Yoga may have health benefits for people with chronic non-specific lower back pain
    A Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library, suggests that yoga may lead to a small reduction in pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain over the short term. However, researchers advise that more studies are needed to provide information on long-term effects.Lower back pain is a common health problem, and is usually...
    31 January 2017
  • Cochrane in the news: January 2017
    A round-up of selected recent coverage citing, discussing, and presenting health evidence - updated throughout the month.   New Statesman blog post 'Eat yourself happy' mentions Cochrane Nordic's review on antidepressants and suicide.The Spectator examines Cochrane 'robust evidence' on yoga and back pain. Cochrane Review shows Aspirin for frequent...
    27 January 2017

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