Virtually Cochrane Programme

Registration is now open for ‘Virtually Cochrane’, an online event for all those involved with, or interested in, planning, doing, sharing and using health and healthcare evidence. 

We welcome you to join us for a series of sessions on the theme of ‘navigating evidence and uncertainty’. Join live sessions or watch content on-demand. There will also be opportunities for networking, and access to a project hub. 

Click on the links below to find out more about each session. View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the event.

Register here

Tuesday, 20th April 2021.

All day

Project Hub

Browse presentations and posters for featured projects.

Virtual networking

Use the 1 to 1 messaging or video call features to meet other attendees.

09:00

Doors open

Familiarise yourself with the platform and watch the platform presentation video.

09:30

Welcome

Live session: Communicating risk and uncertainty

Jennifer Rogers and Martin Burton

11:00

Coffee Break

11:15

Live sessions

 

Cochrane Methods Support Unit - How can we help?

Kerry Dwan, Theresa Moore, Kayleigh Kew, Ella Flemyng and Andrew Anglemyer

Better health decisions. Using Cochrane evidence in shared decision-making

Richard Morley, Sally Crowe, Kit Byatt, Tracey Howe and Helen Bulbeck

Choosing images for sharing evidence: a guide

Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig

12:15

Break

12:30 – 13:00

Social Hour

Bring your lunch, choose one of 10 topics of interest and meet in a small group to share your experience and thoughts.

13:00 - 17:00

Continue the conversations...

Carry on browsing the content hub, meet with project representatives, make use of the virtual networking facility, or chat with us on Twitter using #VirtuallyCochrane.

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Wednesday, 21st April 2021.

All day

Project Hub

Browse presentations and posters for featured projects.

Virtual networking

Use the 1 to 1 messaging or video call features to meet other attendees.

14:00

Welcome

Live session: Covid and beyond: Perspectives on how Cochrane can respond to the needs of users 

Karla Soares-Weiser, John Grove, Declan Devane, Maureen Smith, Ken Stein and Lisa Bero

15:30

Coffee Break

15:45

Live sessions

 

Vivian Welch, Zulfiqar Bhutta and Elie Akl

Right question, right methods, right now

Olivia Wu, Terry Quinn, Alex Sutton, Nicola Cooper, Neil Hawkins and Suzanne Freeman

Cochrane’s Plain Language Summary Project: what have we learnt so far?

16:45

Coffee Break

17:00 – 18:00

Live Quiz

Join our live quiz and test your knowledge.

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Thursday, 22nd April 2021.

All day

Project Hub

Browse presentations and posters for featured projects.

Virtual networking

Use the 1 to 1 messaging or video call features to meet other attendees

09:30

Welcome

Live session: Systematic evidence & the Covid-19 stress test: pass or fail?

Hilda Bastian

10:45

Coffee Break

11:00

Live sessions

 

Challenges in study identification: diagnostic test accuracy reviews and prognosis reviews 

Julie Glanville, Anna Noel-Storr and Lise Estcourt

Collaboration, NICEly done 

Clare Wohlgemuth, Paul Lincoln, Robby Richey, Tim Coleman and Toby Lasserson

iHealthFacts. Health claims – fact checked 

Elaine Finucane, Anne Daly and Deirdre McLoughlin

12:00

Break

12:15 – 13:00

Special session and closing remarks

Register here

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