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  • Cochrane Eyes and Vision seeks new Co-ordinating Editor – flexible location
     The Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group is looking to appoint one or more new Co-ordinating Editors to provide leadership of the Group. The Eyes and Vision Group is part of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory ( MOSS) Network. This is an important opportunity to lead and shape the future development of a strategically important area of...
    21 February 2020
  • Application Closing Date: 27th February 2020Specifications: Full or Part Time considered
    Salary: £38,000 FTE per annum
    Location: Flexible

    This role is an exciting opportunity to use your writing experience to make a difference in the field of health care research. 

    This new role within Cochrane will be responsible...
    21 February 2020
  • Cochrane Clinical Answers
    Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    21 February 2020
  • Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina second scientific symposium took place on Friday January 17th in front of the full auditorium of the University of Mostar School of Medicine.The theme of the  symposium was 'Cochrane for everyone' and it attracted huge interest from the media, medical students, and clinicians. Below is just a sample of some of the...
    19 February 2020
  • Oxford University seeks Senior Systematic Reviewer (Cochrane)
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Kadoorie Critical Care Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, OxfordSpecifications: Full-time, fixed-term (12 months)
    Salary: Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.
    Application Closing Date: Monday 16 March 2020 12:00 noonWe are seeking a Senior Systematic...
    19 February 2020
  • Podcast: Flexibility exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia
    People with fibromyalgia have persistent, widespread body pain and there are more than 30 Cochrane Reviews of interventions that might help them. In September 2019, a new review was added to the Cochrane Library, studying the effects of flexibility exercise training. We asked its lead author, Soo Kim from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada,...
    14 February 2020
  • Cochrane seeks -  Cochrane Information Specialist Support Team Member
    Specifications: Part time (1 day per week), we anticipate this being a secondment from a Cochrane Group, but we will also consider suitably qualified independent consultants.
    Salary: £35,000 FTE per annum, will be prorated for 1 day per week
    Location: Remote
    Application Closing Date: 09 March 2020 (Midnight GMT)

    13 February 2020
  • In October 2019, Cochrane announced its commitment to a full update the Cochrane Review Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome. The statement noted plans for: “a comprehensive review of the protocol, which will be developed in consultation with an independent advisory group that we intend to convene. This group will involve partners from...
    13 February 2020
  • Elderly person with hands held by health professional
    Cochrane is pleased to announce the release of a new, eleventh module of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course on Health equity in systematic reviews. In it, users will learn about health equity, which is the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes among groups, and how and when health equity can be incorporated in all...
    12 February 2020
  • Cochrane seeks -  Associate Editor
    Specifications: Full Time, permanent
    Salary: c.£40,000 FTE per annum
    Location: Flexible
    Application Closing Date: 02 March 2020 (12 Midnight GMT)

    Cochrane is seeking to appoint two full-time Associate Editors to increase the support for producing high quality reviews across its eight thematic Cochrane Review Group (CRG)...
    11 February 2020
  • Coronavirus critical care cute respiratory infections
    The 2019 Coronavirus outbreak was declared a global Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020.
    The WHO is now working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide...
    11 February 2020
  • Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under
    In this interview we ask Rebecca Hodder from the National Health and Medical Research Centre Early Career Research Fellow, the University of Newcastle, Australia and Nicole Martin, Managing Editor, Cochrane Heart, University College London, London, UK to tell us more about this Living Systematic Review, which looks at increasing fruit and...
    11 February 2020
  • Rui Wang
    The Thomas C Chalmers MD Award Committee 2019 wishes to extend its congratulations to this year’s winner for best Poster presentation, Rui Wang.2019 Poster presentation winner - Rui Wang Froeks Kamminga, Methods Liaison Officer in the Editorial and Methods Department, caught up with best Poster presentation winner Rui Wang to find out a little...
    4 February 2020
  • Register before the 2 July 2020 to receive the reduced early bird rateThe 2020 Cochrane Colloquium will be held at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada on the October 4-7, 2020. This year’s theme is ‘Rapid-learning Health Systems’, exploring approaches to improving people’s experiences and health outcomes while keeping costs manageable and...
    3 February 2020
  • World Cancer Day
    World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.Cochrane Cancer supports and coordinates the work across multiple Cochrane Review Groups dealing with the topic of Cancer. The Network is made up of six Cochrane Review Groups conducting research in...
    3 February 2020
  • Cochrane exists so healthcare decisions get better.

    Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making; regardless as to whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder. ...
    31 January 2020
  • Cochrane seeks - Senior Human Resources Advisor
    Specifications: Permanent, Full time
    Salary: £40,000
    Location: London Office based
    Application Closing Date: 24th February 2020

    The HR team at Cochrane is currently working on a new strategy to bring Human Resources to the next stage of development within the organisation, ensuring that the wider organisation is supported...
    30 January 2020
  • Dena Zeraatkar
    The Thomas C Chalmers MD Award Committee 2019 wishes to extend its congratulations to this year’s winner for best Oral presentation, Dena Zeraatkar.2019 Oral presentation winner - Dena ZeraatkarFroeks Kamminga, Methods Liaison Officer in the Editorial and Methods Department, caught up with best Oral presentation winner Dena Zeraatkar to find out a...
    30 January 2020
  • Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane
    Cochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high quality health evidence to as broad an audience as possible. Cochrane partnered in 2014 with Wikipedia, with the joint goal of improving the quality and reliability of human health-related articles that people are accessing online.Jennifer Dawson, PhD, is a Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane...
    29 January 2020
  • Treating depression important after stroke, but caution may be needed
    Depression is common after stroke yet often is not detected or inadequately treated.Review authors from Australia, Canada, Taiwan and the UK asked, "Do pharmacological treatments, non‐invasive brain stimulation, psychological treatments, or combination treatments reduce the proportion of people with depression or the extent of depressive symptoms...
    28 January 2020


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