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  • Introducing the #BeyondTheRoom team
    Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the 25th Cochrane Colloquium, at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre in Scotland, from 16th to 18th September 2018.For the first time at a Cochrane Colloquium, we will be taking the conversation #BeyondTheRoom. Beyond the Room is a digital conference service, started in 2016 by André Tomlin from the...
    25 May 2018
  • Cochrane evidence on nutritional labeling on menus and new FDA labeling rules
    Earlier this month, the  United States Food and Drug Administration implemented a new set of rules requiring restaurants, supermarkets, and convenience stores with 20 or more locations to go public with the calorie counts for standard menu items. These food establishments must now post the calories on overhead display boards, printed menus, and...
    24 May 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Editorial Support Officer - CRG Transformation Programme  - Flexible location
    Specifications: Full Time 12 month Fixed Term Contract
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: Flexible
    Application Closing Date:  22 June 2018
    This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Editorial Support to make a difference in the field of health care research. The Editorial Support Officer will provide support to...
    23 May 2018
  • Cochrane seeks Administration Assistant - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time
    Salary:  £20,000 - £25,000 DOE
    Location: London, UK
    Application Closing Date: 22 June 2018This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in Administration to make a difference in the field of health care research. This Administration Assistant will provide effective and efficient administrative...
    23 May 2018
  • Help us curate and deliver health evidence
    Cochrane Crowd is an online citizen science platform that enables anyone with an interest in health to contribute to health evidence. Our volunteers make it easier for health researchers to find the latest, high-quality evidence on what treatments work and don’t work. This means health practitioners can more easily access current evidence to...
    23 May 2018
  • Featured Review: Interventions for investigating and identifying the causes of stillbirth
    There is no RCT evidence available to guide how best to investigate the causes of stillbirth – future trials are needed.Identification of the causes of stillbirth is critical to the primary prevention of stillbirth and to the provision of optimal care in subsequent pregnancies. A wide variety of investigations are available, but there is currently...
    23 May 2018
  • Cochrane Reviews on vision screening and reading aid updated
    The College of Optometrists, UK has funded two Cochrane Review updates in support of the Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) group based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The global review updates were used to answer questions on the topics of Vision screening for correctable visual acuity deficits in school-age children...
    23 May 2018
  • Feature Review: Immersion in water during labour and birth
    Labouring in water may reduce the number of women having an epidural but does not appear to affect mode of birth or serious perineal tears.Water immersion during labour and birth is increasingly popular and is becoming widely accepted across many countries, and particularly in midwifery-led care settings. However, there are concerns around...
    18 May 2018
  • Would you like to host a future Governance Meeting?
    Governance Meetings are Cochrane’s annual business meetings. We are looking for a Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 events.Cochrane Governance Meetings are an opportunity for the Cochrane’s Governing Board, Councils, and Executives to meet and discuss the organization’s Strategy to 2020 and related targets, and how these are being...
    18 May 2018
  • International Clinical Trials Day 2018
    International Clinical Trials' Day is celebrated in 2018 on 20 May marking the day in 1747 on which James Lind is believed to have begun the first known controlled trial, comparing different treatments for scurvy which was common among sailors in the British Royal Navy. (Watch a video explaining the trial to see history in the making.)...
    18 May 2018

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