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  • Stipend applications closing Monday 7 May 2018 A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018. The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other...
    April 23 2018
  • We are looking for members of the Cochrane community who are experienced Colloquium attendees to become consumer and newcomer buddies!The Cochrane Colloquium 2018, to be held in Edinburgh (16-18 September), is a Patients Included event and we are aiming to make it rewarding and inclusive for the patients, consumers, and newcomers who attend....
    April 23 2018
  • The March for Science is a celebration of passion for science and the many ways science serves our global communities.Cochrane officially supports and is in partnership with the March for Science. This event will be held on Saturday, 14 April 2018. The March is being organized in Washington, DC, with satellite marches in cities...
    April 11 2018
  • Announcing a great opportunity for some keen tweeters to come to the Cochrane Colloquium 2018 (with free registration, accommodation and a travel bursary) as part of the #BeyondTheRoom team.We’re really excited about this. Not ‘excited’ as in “we know we need to appear enthusiastic about this and this is an easy word to reach for” kind of excited...
    April 10 2018
  • In this blog for our Evidence for Everyday Health Choices series, Dr Catriona Hilton looks at prediabetes and the evidence on whether diet and exercise can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.Most of us will be aware that our modern world has a problem with diabetes, and that it’s getting worse. In type 2 diabetes the body becomes...
    April 5 2018
  • TaskExchange has launched new features especially for evidence newcomers! TaskExchange is Cochrane’s online platform that connects people needing help on health evidence projects (Cochrane and non-Cochrane) with people who have the time and skills to help out. So far, over 500 people have gained experience on real health evidence...
    April 3 2018
  • In this blog for our #LifeAfterStroke series, Scott Murray and Marilyn Kendall talk about the rich evidence from their in-depth interviews, which could guide provision of person-centred care after major stroke and support people in living and dying well.Much is written about living with stroke, but little about dying after stroke. Yet most people...
    March 29 2018
  • In this blog for our #LifeAfterStroke series, Rose Peel looks at the role of occupational therapists in supporting stroke survivors and the need for evidence to underpin therapy. I am an occupational therapist working in stroke rehabilitation. I support stroke survivors with problems carrying out activities of...
    March 27 2018
  • Am I giving in or being realistic?… bit of both, probably.The latest aid in my dysarthria* arsenal is an all-terrain bendy, trendy wotsit on the end of a walking stick.It’s designed to prevent me from rolling into bushes from where, coincidentally, I would be unable to attract attention, being dysarthric following a stroke.Annette: not “an all-...
    March 22 2018
  • Stipend applications open until Friday 27 April 2018 A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Edinburgh 2018.The stipends (funding you can apply for, if eligible) are to help cover registration, travel, accommodation, and other...
    March 21 2018

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