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  • 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
  • Sarah Chapman our resident Evidently Cochrane blogger is on holiday!Even bloggers need a holiday sometimes and I’ll be taking a two week break in sunny wet and beautiful Ireland. The next blog will appear on Friday 21st August. Meanwhile, here are 5 things you might like to do:1. Read our most popular blog from 2015Simple help for...
    August 10 2015
  • 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
    August 10 2015
  • Catch up on the latest news and blogs from Evidently Cochrane in the August newsletter: http://eepurl.com/buQVv5
    August 7 2015
  • UCL Institute of Health InformaticsTrial search Co-ordinatorPart Time : 29.2 hours per week (80%FTE)The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £33,353 to £40,313 per annum, pro rata, inclusive of London Allowance.The Trial Search co-ordinator will contribute to the publication of systematic reviews in the Field of heart...
    August 4 2015
  • Find out more about the 2015 John Maddox Prize and catch up on the latest blogs from Students 4 Best Evidence, here.
    July 31 2015
  • 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 far larger amounts of data to be simultaneously...
    July 28 2015
  • 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 reviews can be used in many different fields, but the...
    July 24 2015
  • 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 night. It reminded me that signing up for a class can...
    July 24 2015


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