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  • Free peer review workshopThursday 17th September 2015, 2pm – 5pm, held at Glasgow Caledonian University.Peer Review: The nuts and bolts is a free half-day workshop for early career researchers and will explore how peer review works, how to get involved, the challenges to the system, and the role of peer...
    September 8 2015
  • September is the S month. It brings stationery, as pleasing at 50, I find, as at 15. It also brings spiders, sticky-backed plastic (see this blog if you’re wondering), school and stress. Back to school. What a shame that these three little words create feelings of dread in many parents, children and teachers. In the UK, teacher...
    September 4 2015
  • Blogshots are a way of giving information in an image that can be shared on social media, like infographics. The are designed to fit the Twitter image proportions that also fits other platforms such as Facebook and Google+. Please feel free to download the blogshots and infographics here, to share on your social media accounts. We have also...
    September 4 2015
  • There is only one week left to book onto the following YHEC training course at The University of York:Economic Evaluations and Economic Evidence in Healthcare, 17th September 2015  (book online) Health economics evidence is a key element in much health services research and particularly in health technology assessments. Identifying...
    September 4 2015
  • A blog written by retired GP, Dr Lynda Ware, for clinicians.The novel oral anticoagulants – or NOACs – are the new kids on the block in anticoagulation. They appear to be as effective as warfarin but with a better safety profile. A Cochrane review published in June 2015 (1) explores the role of NOACs in the treatment of...
    September 4 2015
  • Do you have an innovative idea to contribute to Cochrane training? Submit your proposal to the Training Innovations Fund and it could become part of Cochrane’s training strategy!As part of our Training and Professional Development Strategy, Cochrane is launching an annual Training Innovations Fund to support new and exciting approaches to...
    September 4 2015
  • 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 searching through it. Cochrane UK will share the...
    August 17 2015
  • 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 will also be hosting the Gala Dinner on 15th at...
    August 17 2015
  • Wikimedia UK and the Wellcome Trust to create a new conference, exploring Open Access, wiki communities, and the scientific process.The Wikipedia Science Conference will take place in the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre on Euston Road in London on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of September.Keynote speakers:...
    August 14 2015
  • 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 website.
    August 14 2015

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