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  • Register for Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh before 22 June 2018 to get the reduced early bird rateWe apologise to anyone who has experienced difficulties creating an account to register for the Colloquium. This was a technical problem which has now been fixed.This year, the Colloquium will be held at the International Convention...
    June 15 2018
  • Cochrane UK runs occasional special series, sharing evidence and experience on a topic in multiple blogs and other material through social media channels. Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share tips on how to put together a successful series.In the traditional tale, Goldilocks had to try several beds and bowls of porridge, and even break a chair...
    June 15 2018
  • The day before the Cochrane Colloquium, Saturday 15th September 2018, Cochrane UK will be hosting a ‘Fringe Event’ for trainees (of any speciality) and students (of any discipline) interested in evidence-based health care. It will take place at the Edinburgh International Convention Centre, from 9:30am – 5:00pm.The day will comprise a mixture of...
    June 12 2018
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that we have re-launched training.cochrane.org with a new design – making the learning resources you need easier to find and use.All resources are available through new curated collections built around themes or topics. The website highlights the numerous different ways that you can learn with Cochrane -...
    June 11 2018
  • On behalf of everyone within the Cochrane community, we are sad to learn of the death of Professor Doug Altman. Doug was a leading medical statistician and played a foremost role in the development of evidence synthesis methods and reporting, in addition to his substantial role in the origin and later development of the Cochrane Collaboration....
    June 11 2018
  • Sandra Galvin, Programme Manager for the Health Research Board –Trial Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN), blogs about the START competition that challenges children in Ireland’s primary schools to become trialists, and Professor of Health Services Research Shaun Treweek, one of this year’s judges, reflects on what they achieved.Every day...
    June 7 2018
  • 7When I first talked to the late and much missed Rosamund Snow, The BMJ’s former patient editor, about my hopes that we could involve patients fully and as equal partners in the Cochrane Colloquium 2018, she was characteristically straight-talking in her response. We need to be clear, she said, about who we are asking and why; to have some...
    June 5 2018
  • The Rosamund Snow Prize will enable two people aged under 30 with experience as health service users to join other healthcare consumers*, researchers and health professionals at Cochrane’s global conference (the Cochrane Colloquium), which takes place on 16th – 18th September 2018 in Edinburgh.Rosamund SnowThree years earlier, Rosamund...
    May 30 2018
  • In this blog, nurse Helen Cowan delves into the Cochrane Library to explore some ‘known unknowns’, and reflects on what practitioners might do when the evidence is equivocal, and what might bridge the evidence gap. Merriam Webster Dictionary describes science as ‘the state of knowing’ and yet, despite amazing advances, there remain many...
    May 25 2018
  • The College of Optometrists, UK has funded two Cochrane Review updates in support of the Cochrane Eyes and Vision (CEV) group based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The global review updates were used to answer questions on the topics of Vision screening for correctable visual acuity deficits in school-age...
    May 25 2018

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