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  • Welcome to the first annual report for Methods Groups and other methods-related activities in Cochrane. From 2010 to 2016 methods activity was reported in Cochrane Methods a supplement of the Cochrane Library (back issues). We stopped producing Cochrane Methods because we planned to publish peer reviewed methods articles with other related...
    August 31 2017
  • A .pdf of the upcoming workshops can be viewed here(Please contact Louisa Dunn if you are running a workshop which is not listed)
    August 31 2017
  • The Scientific Committee call for agenda items is now open and submission deadline is the 25th September.Please follow the link above to complete a sumission form.
    August 10 2017
  • The updated Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews, which should guide the conduct and reporting of Cochrane Intervention Reviews, are available here.
    July 20 2017
  • The Cochrane Scientific Committee met for the first time on the 18th May 2017. The Committee is a new body with responsibility for making scientific decisions about the implementation of new methods for Cochrane Reviews, and in their first meeting began by considering new risk of bias assessment tools ('Risk of bias' 2.0 tool and ROBINS-...
    July 20 2017
  • Cochrane GRADE workshop with two streams: Assessing confidence in evidence of effectiveness (GRADE) and in evidence from reviews of qualitative research (GRADE-CERQual)A successful training event led by Holger Schunemann and Claire Glenton provided up to date information on applying GRADE to both effectiveness reviews and reviews synthesizing...
    June 27 2017
  • New Editorial Team StructureCochrane Reviews are used to inform healthcare and health policy internationally. These systematic reviews should consistently and reliably use the most appropriate and scientifically justified methods. These methods are described in the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions, which is updated and...
    May 9 2017
  • We are pleased to announce Cochrane will fund two projects to support the implementation of Methods.We congratulate lead investigators Hilary Thomson and Carl Moons, and their colleagues.Hilary Thomson, Joint co-ordinating editor of Cochrane Public Health of the MRC, CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow will lead a...
    February 21 2017
  • VOTE NOW - closes 14th February 2017Cochrane seeks experienced  Methods Groups' convenors or members to represent this community's interests on the new Cochrane Council. This new advisory group to the Cochrane Governing Board will provide:a forum to consider high-level matters affecting Cochrane as a wholea mechanism to raise...
    January 30 2017
  • Applications have now closed.  Voting for the nominated candidates will begin soon. This webpage will be updated when voting opens.
    December 12 2016


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