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  • The infodemic in the COVID pandemic
    In this free Lifeology course, learn what an infodemic is and what you can do to slow and prevent the spread of misinformation.  Lifeology’s tagline is ‘The place where science and art converge’. They offer a platform that brings together scientists, artists, and storytellers to help people better understand and engage with science and health...
    21 January 2022
  • Looking for fake studies in a paper
    Senior Research Integrity Editor, Lisa Bero, discusses this subject in a recent Nature article. Never has it been more important to foster trust in scientific evidence than in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Cochrane is committed to independence, transparency, and integrity in healthcare research. The Research Integrity Team works to support and...
    19 January 2022
  • 18 January 2022
  • Readable,  clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.
    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...
    18 January 2022
  • Schoolchildren raising hands at classroom, wearing medical masks stock photo
    This review provides insight into the effectiveness of measures implemented in the school setting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. While there are limitations to this review, the review demonstrates that a range of different measures can be effective at reducing COVID-19 transmission, especially when multiple interventions are implemented...
    17 January 2022
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    Cochrane Crowd is a citizen science platform  where a global community of volunteers help to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare. Cochrane Crowd volunteers review descriptions of research studies to identify and classify clinical trials.  A new task has just gone live on Cochrane Crowd. It is a...
    14 January 2022
  • Cochrane seeks Chief Executive Officer
    Location: UK based role with occasional global travel
    Salary: £110-120,000 per annum
    Contract type: Permanent
    Date closing: 06/02/2022 Cochrane is a global independent community of more than 100,000 people who search for and summarize the best evidence from health and care research to help our beneficiaries make informed choices...
    13 January 2022
  • What are systematic reviews?
    A systematic review attempts to identify, appraise and synthesize all the empirical evidence that meets pre-specified eligibility criteria to answer a specific research question. Researchers conducting systematic reviews use explicit, systematic methods that are selected with a view aimed at minimizing bias, to produce more reliable findings to...
    13 January 2022
  • Flexible location (remote working) in the UK Permanent contract Full-time week (flexible working considered) – 37.5 hours  £40,000 per annum
    Location: Flexible location (remote working) in the UK.
    Specifications: Permanent contract.
    Hours: Full-time week (flexible working considered) – 37.5 hours.
    Salary: £40,000 per annum.
    Application Closing Date: Monday 31 January (Midnight GMT).

    This role is an exciting opportunity to use your problem-solving skills...
    11 January 2022
  • People handing in resumes
    Specifications:  Part Time, 1 day per week
    Location: UK based (remote)
    Application Closing Date: 25 January 2022

    Cochrane UK is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Transition Support Project Manager to lead and manage a support service for UK-based Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) and those who work with them during a period of...
    10 January 2022
  • Specifications: Full Time
    Salary:  £42,000 per annum
    Location: UK based (remote)
    Application Closing Date: 31 January 2022

    Cochrane is a global independent network of health practitioners, researchers, patient advocates and others, responding to the challenge of making the vast amounts of evidence generated through...
    10 January 2022
  • 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...
    10 January 2022
  • Location: Flexible location (remote working) – contract type dependent on location.
    Specifications: 1 Mar to 1 September 2022. Fixed-term employment contract if successful applicant based in UK, Germany or Denmark. Consultancy contract in other locations.
    Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week.
    Salary: £30,000 per annum.
    6 January 2022
  • Do heated tobacco products help people to quit smoking and are they safe?
    New review from Cochrane Tobacco and Addiction Group Key messages
    Heated tobacco probably exposes people to fewer toxins than cigarettes, but possibly more than not using any tobacco. Falls in cigarette sales appeared to speed up following the launch of heated tobacco in Japan, but the authors are uncertain whether this is caused by people...
    6 January 2022
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    4 January 2022
  • Tiffany Duque
    The World Health Organization defines an infodemic as “overabundance of information – some accurate and some not – that occurs during an epidemic. It can lead to confusion and ultimately mistrust in governments and public health response”. This has been a particular challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cochrane US Senior Officer, Tiffany Duque...
    21 December 2021
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    Dear Community members and friends, Context
    So much happens in a year. Last year, Cochrane responded quickly to the pandemic with rapid, living reviews – sharing the best evidence on key interventions and diagnostic tests to support the world in tackling this unprecedented challenge.  We made all of our Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources freely...
    21 December 2021
  • Podcast mic
    Dru Riddle is an Associate Professor of Professional Practice at Texas Christian University, Co-chair of the  Cochrane US Network Executive, was a moderator and panel member of the recent Cochrane Convenes.  Drawing on experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the inaugural Cochrane Convenes brought together leaders across the world to explore and...
    21 December 2021
  • The Cochrane Library
    Monthly issues will cease after Issue 12 (December), 2021. All downloaded content will continue to be available within the app. Thank you to everyone who has downloaded and read Cochrane Reviews via the app. The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which...
    17 December 2021
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    Real-time reviews of research findings could help policymakers address global crises such as COVID-19, says this article published  in Nature. Living evidence was first developed by Cochrane and is an important recommendation that came out of the recent Cochrane Convenes meetings which looked at how we can better prepare for future health...
    16 December 2021


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