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  • Cochrane UK and Students 4 Best Evidence  are now partners with MediWikis, a collaborative platform for students to share and update medical study notes. It is built on MediaWiki the same platform as Wikipedia, so that students can share and contribute to the knowledge bank as well as … Read more
  • We organize an Annual Symposium for all our networks, including UK- & Ireland-based Cochrane Contributors, students, charities, patient advocates, and other interested groups.
    The Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2016 will be held at the Studio in Birmingham on 15th & 16th March 2016. We … Read more
  • Harms in Healthcare, 19th September 2.30-4.30pm at the Oxford Museum of Natural History.Speakers include:
    Ben Goldacre, Jeffrey Aronson, Carl Heneghan, Beth Shinkins and Kamal Mahtani.
    Tickets are free but you do need to register. The event is open to all! Click here to be taken to the event … Read more
  • Catch up and listen back to Cochrane UK Director, Professor Martin Burton discussing tinnitus on BBC Radio Oxford. Listen from 01:08:30: bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02y4gyr#play … Read more
  • Click below for more information:
    Funding opportunitiesCommissioned funding stream on the following two topics: 1. Evidence Syntheses to support emerging models of care 2. Evaluating service models of smoking cessation in prison. Closing date for applications: 1pm, 13 September … Read more
  • Catch up on the latest news and blogs from Evidently Cochrane in the August newsletter: http://eepurl.com/buQVv5 … Read more
  • Here is our latest infographic on caffeine and health. If you would like to share it, use this link: https://magic.piktochart.com/output/7164934-caffeine-and-health-evidence-from-cochrane-infographic
    Caffeine and health: evidence from Cochrane by Holly Millward is licensed under … Read more
  • Data mining is the process by which large-scale data sets are examined in order to find previously unknown links between different variables. It has developed as a research tool in response to the increasing power and capabilities of computers and technology over the last few decades, which allow … Read more
  • Systematic reviews are at the cornerstone of evidence-based medicine and healthcare. They give us the opportunity to combine data in order to improve consistency of results demonstrated in randomised controlled trials, and therefore contribute to clinical decision making. Systematic … Read more
  • Fresh from a Pilates class, I’ve looked at the new Cochrane evidence on Pilates for low back pain and asked Chartered Physiotherapist and Pilates teacher Jane Callaway to explain more about Pilates and to share her thoughts on the evidence.
    I went to my first Pilates class in over a decade last … Read more
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