March for Science 2019: May 4 Day of Action

Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science

The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science and calls for science that upholds the common good, and for political leaders and policymakers to enact evidence-based policies in the public interest.

Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science.

This year, the March for Science will hold an international Day of Action on Saturday, 4 May 2019.

A large flagship march is being organised in New York City, with satellite marches and events, such as science town halls, rallies and outreach events, taking place in cities around the world on the same day.

Over the last two years, the global March for Science movement has organized 1,000 events and mobilized millions of people to support science and justice. The March for Science is a celebration of passion for science and the many ways science serves our global communities.

This year, the March for Science will highlight the need for science-based climate action and healthcare, as well as the importance of science education.

Be a citizen scientist and join Cochrane Crowd's classification challenge
Cochrane Crowd, Cochrane’s citizen science platform, is a global community made up of volunteers who are helping to identify the research needed to support informed decision-making about healthcare treatments. Cochrane Crowd is hosting 1 hour screening challenge 10-11am BST on 4 May and efforts will contribute to the goal of 3 million classifications. This is a perfect virtual event for those wanting to participate in the March for Science but don't have have a local event to attend! No experience necessary and all are welcome to join. Read more about the March for Science Classification Challenge!

 

For more information on how you can get involved:

Thursday, April 25, 2019
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