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  • Each year, we organize an annual symposium for all of our networks, including UK- and Ireland-based Cochrane contributors, researchers, health professionals, students, charities, patient advocates, and other interested groups.The 2017 symposium will take place at Keble College, Oxford on the 14th and 15th March 2017. The theme is ‘...
    February 8 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Evidently CochraneIn this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, Jack Leahy, Cochrane UK’s Communications and Engagement Officer, writes about his own experience of practising yoga and the latest Cochrane evidence on yoga for people with chronic non-specific low back...
    February 6 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog originally published on Students 4 Best EvidenceAs humans we cannot escape bias. We use our previous experiences and reasoning to make sense of the world as best we can. But we’re not perfect. One of the flaws in our reasoning is confirmation bias – the influence of preconceived ideas on our reasoning. Simply put,...
    February 6 2017
  • Dear Cochrane Members,We write to you to express our concern regarding United States President Trump’s immigration and travel ban. As of 5 February, that ban has been suspended. Regardless, Cochrane is committed to a culture in which every individual is treated fairly and with respect. This ban violates two principles that we hold dear:...
    February 6 2017
  • Using Blogshots for knowledge translation – what works and how to do itBlogshots and knowledge translation (KT): where have they have come from and how have we developed them? What do we put into them? What are the challenges? What benefits do they bring? How to make them, share them and measure their impact. Join Sarah Chapman (Knowledge...
    January 20 2017
  • The following new funding opportunities are available:Public Health Research Programme17/01 Interventions to prevent/address abusive relationships in children and young people17/02 Health and wellbeing for older employees in the workplace17/03 Better oral health17/04 Public mental healthDH Policy Research Programme1 - Effect of...
    January 20 2017
  • This is an excerpt of a blog that was originally published on Evidently Cochrane.In a blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice with Cochrane UK, gives a round up of twelve Cochrane systematic reviews on remedies for the common cold.It’s that time of year again – coughs and sneezes spreading diseases –...
    January 20 2017
  • An important part of the work of Cochrane UK is to raise awareness and knowledge about evidence-based decision making.  As part of this, Cochrane UK works with medical and dental ‘trainees’, that is, qualified junior doctors and dentists who are still in postgraduate training before practising independently as consultants, GPs, or dentists.
    January 18 2017
  • NIHR Global Health ResearchThe NIHR is inviting UK-based universities and research institutes to submit applications to deliver applied global health research. £60 million will be available for successful universities and research institutes looking to expand their existing global health work or for new entrants to the field.Applications will be...
    January 9 2017
  • The 2017 Round of the NIHR Systematic Review Fellowships scheme is now open for applications and will close on Friday 27th January 2017 at 1:00 pm. Please note all applications for this round must be made using the online TCCi Award Management System. The guidance notes for host organisations are available from the related...
    January 5 2017

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