A round-up of upcoming Cochrane events and conferencesFor workshops and courses, please see the Training site listing.
August 15 2017
The European INTERACT (International Network on Crisis Translation) is looking for Cochrane authors to take part in a Plain Language Summary editing project. Find out more and contact the project organisers. Researchers based at Dublin City University are looking for volunteers who have experience in writing Plain Language...
April 18 2017
Cochrane has partnered with Wikipedia to improve the evidence-base of Wikipedia health articlesIn 2014, Cochrane began a partnership with Wikipedia to improve the quality of the evidence-base in health-related articles. Many articles now quote from or cite Cochrane reviews. This not only improves the quality and reliability of the information...
February 8 2017
Active clinicians in wound treatment and infection control - can you help us with priority setting?Are you actively involved in treating wounds or controlling infection in hospitals or other care settings?Get in touch if you are interested in:providing brief, clinically-focused feedback via e-mailcommenting on proposed titles for...
January 30 2017
The user experience team in the Cochrane Informatics & Knowledge Management Department (IKMD) is in the process of designing a new version of Review Manager (RevMan). RevMan Web will be a new web-based platform for preparing and maintaining reviews. The team is looking for Cochrane authors to take part in a research...
January 3 2017
The Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium 2017 was held on 14-15 March in Keble College, Oxford. Speakers includedJohn Newton - Chief Knowledge Officer, Public Health EnglandTim Harford - Senior Columnist, The Financial TimesHywel Williams - Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology & Co-Director of the Centre of...
December 5 2016
Cochrane Wounds Coordinating Editor Dame Nicky Cullum is 2016 winner of the Cochrane Anne Anderson AwardProfessor Dame Nicky Cullum has received the 2016 Anne Anderson Award for her contribution to the visibility of women in the Cochrane Collaboration.The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organisation,...
November 2 2016
Professor Joan Webster, valued Cochrane Wounds author and editor, has been singled out as an outstanding contributor by Cochrane Australia. Cochrane Wounds Coordinating Editor Nicky Cullum declares that Joan is 'vital to our group' thanks to the expertise she has developed in her role as Director for Nursing Research at the Royal...
March 2 2016
Evidently Cochrane has created a new blog, Evidence for Everyday Nursing, which recently featured the findings of Cochrane Wounds reviews on pressure ulcer prevention and management. You can read more here to find out about the evidence and uncertainty surrounding the best methods for preventing and treating pressure ulcers.
November 23 2015
We have just sent out our latest author bulletin, full of useful pointers for our authors. October 2016In this issue ...New online Cochrane Style ManualUpdated Cochrane MECIR standardsHow to report the certainty of evidence in your reviewUpcoming training opportunitiesPRISMA flow charts for review...
November 6 2015