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The Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Newton Opiyo as an editor. Newton comes with substantial experience of Cochrane as an editor associated with the Norwegian satellite of the EPOC group. He has a background in nursing and holds a PhD in epidemiology from...
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 13:03
In March 2014, Cochrane circulated a Request for Proposals inviting submissions for the development, installation, and support of a multifaceted technology platform to support Cochrane authors in producing and maintaining Cochrane Reviews.
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 12:53
Cochrane is delighted to announce the official opening of a new Cochrane branch in Hungary.The establishment of the Hungarian branch, part of the Cochrane German Centre, will have its base at the University of Pécs.The branch will promote evidence-informed decision making in health care by...
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 08:20
Are you a Cochrane author? Are you active on Twitter? Please join us for the October edition of the #cochraneauthor Twitter chat, to be guest hosted by Cochrane's Senior Training Co-ordinator, Miranda Cumpston.
posted on: 20 Oct 2014 - 04:40
During the 22nd Cochrane Colloquium in Hyderabad, Postgraduate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Cindy Farquhar was appointed as Co-Chair of the Cochrane Steering Group.
posted on: 15 Oct 2014 - 14:35

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Who should attend?This workshop is meant for those who have a registered title for a Cochrane Systematic Review with The Cochrane Collaboration or are working on a registered protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review or wish to u
posted on: 25 Aug 2014 - 13:30
Systematic Review Course Part I: Writing the protocol for a Cochrane Systematic ReviewThe Belgian Branch of the Dutch Cochrane Centre organizes a one-day course on writing a protocol for Cochrane Systematic Reviews. This course is intended for health care professionals or researchers who:- ...
posted on: 7 Oct 2014 - 11:43
26 November 2014Manchester, UKThis workshop is designed to target authors who have spent time working on their systematic review, are in the process of (or have just finished) study selection, and are now thinking about their analysis. This day enables authors to think through the appropriateness...
posted on: 15 Sep 2014 - 12:50
Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review – Penang, Malaysia 1-3 December 2014Penang Medical College, Penang, MalaysiaThis workshop on Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review is for individuals that are in the process of or are considering authoring a Cochrane systematic...
posted on: 24 Feb 2014 - 04:02
Overview: This course takes a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a new Cochrane Review to answer a question about the effects of an intervention. The course is built on the Methodological Expectations for Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR).
posted on: 5 Oct 2014 - 19:10

Latest Blog Entries

Anwesh Chatterjee is a pulmonologist in the United Kingdom and longtime Wikipedia editor. He is the primary author of Wikipedia’s lung cancer article – one of those criticized by Hasty et al. Robin M.T. Cooke is a peer-reviewed author with an interest in biomedical research, who collaborates with...
Miranda Cumpston is Cochrane’s Senior Training Co-ordinator, and is based at the Australasian Cochrane Centre in Melbourne. Her background is in health policy and public health, and she has been working for Cochrane, in Canada and Australia, since 2004.
Jake Orlowitz is an experienced Wikipedia editor and administrator, and a member of the Wiki Project Med Foundation board. He has been working with Cochrane contributors for more than a year on taking forward a working partnership between Cochrane and Wikipedia. In this blog post, he looks at the...
Toby Lasserson has been a Senior Editor at the Cochrane Editorial Unit (CEU) since 2010. In this blog post he reflects on the challenges of communicating statistical results and summarises a number of resources that might help authors report their findings in comprehensible and useful ways.

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