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  • The purpose of this role is to support the Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library and help to deliver the methods-related objectives and targets
    Specifications: Full Time, Permanent
    Salary: Competitive
    Location: London/Flexible
    Application Closing Date: 1st November 2019 at midnight (GMT)
    This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Senior Editor to make a difference in the field of health care research. 

    The purpose of this role is to...
    11 October 2019
  • Featured Review
    Delayed cord clamping improves health of babies born too early: updated Cochrane Review
    This updated Cochrane systematic review  finds that delayed, rather than early, cord clamping may reduce the risk of death before discharge for babies born preterm.The authors set out to determine if delayed cord clamping or umbilical cord milking improves...
    11 October 2019
  • We asked the lead author, Sophie Goudet, to tell us about the need for it
    Cochrane Reviews cover a wide range of issues relating to good nutrition for children and adults and the collection were added to in June 2019 by a reviews dedicated to issues faced by young children living in urban slums in low- and middle-income countries. We asked the lead author, Sophie Goudet from the Centre for Global Health and Human...
    10 October 2019
  • July to September 2019, was a busy quarter for Cochrane! Here we provide some highlights of the third quarter of the year.
    Cochrane is for anyone interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder, Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making. Our mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing...
    9 October 2019
  • Cochrane seeks Assistant Editor - London, UK
    Specifications: Full Time, Permanent
    Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
    Location: London
    Application Closing Date: 20th October 2019This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as an Assistant Editor to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Assistant Editor will support the editorial publishing team in...
    7 October 2019
  • 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...
    7 October 2019
  • Can people stop smoking by cutting down the amount they smoke first?
    This Cochrane Review looks at whether cutting down before quitting helps people to stop smoking, and the best ways that people can cut down to help them stop completely, the study included 51 studies of over 22,000 people who smoked tobacco.Nicola Lindson, lead author of this Cochrane review explains, “The standard way people are told to quit...
    3 October 2019
  • Publication of Cochrane Review: ‘Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome’
    Today, Cochrane publishes an amended version of the Review, 'Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome.’ In the last nine months, this Cochrane Review has been modified by the review’s authors and evaluated by independent peer reviewers and editors. It now places more emphasis on the limited applicability of the evidence to definitions of...
    2 October 2019
  • Cochrane seeks Community Support Officer - permanent, part time, flexible location
    Specifications: Permanent, part time (0.4 FTE), flexible work pattern
    Salary: £30,000 (pro-rata)
    Location: Flexible (anywhere in the world) office-based/remote working
    Application Closing Date: 31st October 2019 (12 Midnight GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your communication and problem-solving skills to make a...
    1 October 2019
  • Launch of Biblioteca Cochrane and Cochrane Madrid
    Cochrane is delighted to support the official launch of the Spanish Cochrane Library known as ‘Biblioteca Cochrane’ in Madrid.
    ‘Biblioteca Cochrane’ is the Spanish portal of the Cochrane Libary, an online platform providing high-quality, independently produced evidence to inform healthcare decision-making and to end-users whose preferred...
    1 October 2019

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