Symposium 2019 Presentations Day 1 10.00am-12.00pm

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Oxford for our annual Symposium 2019, which is a joint Cochrane UK and Cochrane Ireland event. 

This Symposium is an opportunity for us to come together as a Cochrane community to share knowledge and creative ideas for producing and sharing best evidence; to learn from each other and to improve our skills to ensure that our work is of high quality.  In a joint session, we will highlight innovative activities taking place within Cochrane and provide a choice of workshops for in-depth training to support current best practice and introduce the latest developments. 

The Symposium will take place at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd March 2019.


Day 1 Presentations Thursday 21st March 10.00am-12.00pm

Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre


Cochrane Ireland

Professor Declan Devane, Director Cochrane Ireland, and Director, Evidence Synthesis Ireland, National University of Ireland Galway

Dr Elaine Toomey, Associate Director Cochrane Ireland, National University of Ireland Galway


Responsible research design: the imperative of carbon reduction in the research process

Rachel Stancliffe, founder and Director of The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Dr Olivia Bush, Clinical Programme Lead, The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Email: rachel.stancliffe@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk

Website: www.sustainablehealthcare.org.uk


How hard is it to produce clear short summaries of complex information (and survive a Twitterstorm)?

Jess Hendon, Managing Editor Cochrane Common Mental Disorders, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York


Get ACTIVE! Involving people in systematic reviews

Alex Pollock, Senior Research Fellow, Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHP) Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow


Topic refinement for Cochrane Reviews- working with partners to reach stakeholders

Sally Crowe, Director Crowe Associates Ltd, facilitator of public involvement in research

Dr Ruaraidh Hill, Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis


'Suite' success: sets of reviews on important clinical topics

Martin Burton, Joint Coordinating Editor Cochrane ENT


Cochrane Library: the new platform, now and in the future

Ruth Foxlee, Senior Advisor to the Editor in Chief, Editorial and Methods Department