Upcoming conferences

The next Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium will be held on 14-15 March 2017 in Keble College, Oxford. 

Confirmed Speakers

Chris Whitty - Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department of Health

John Newton - Chief Knowledge Officer, Public Health England

Tim Harford - Senior Columnist, The Financial Times

Hywel Williams - Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology & Co-Director of the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham

Cochrane UK are currently inviting submissions of topics for workshops and presentations. 

The colloquium is a great opportunity to share knowledge and information, and to learn about what's new in the Cochrane community. 

The last Cochrane UK & Ireland Symposium took place in Birmingham on 15-16 March 2016, featuring an exciting range of talks and workshops on this year's theme: 


Impact, innovation & ingenuity


Presentation and seminar topics included:

  • Agreeing outcomes that matter to patients
  • Automated support for systematic reviews - dream or reality?
  • NIHR opportunities for greater impact

Presentation materials from conference sessions are available to download here.