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  • 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...
  • Application window has closedCochrane 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...
  • LAUNCH OF COCHRANE'S INAUGURAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE We announce with pleasure the launch of our Scientific Committee which will strengthen the scientific integrity and oversight of methodological practice within Cochrane.This important Committee will support the Editor in Chief and the work of our Methods and Cochrane Review Groups, as well...
  • Cochrane GRADE workshop with two streams: Assessing confidence in evidence of effectiveness (GRADE) and in evidence from reviews of qualitative research (GRADE-CERQual)13-15th June 2017, Modena, ItalyVenue:  Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico Di Modena, ItalyQualitative evidence stream trainers: Claire Glenton, Jane Noyes and...
  • 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...
  • Applications have now closed.  Voting for the nominated candidates will begin soon. This webpage will be updated when voting opens.
  • Abridged version of a Cochrane Methods editorial by Sally Hopewell, editor Methodology Review Group.Cochrane Methods has come of age. This the last paper issue as we move towards delivering content via an open access peer-reviewed, a Cochrane Methods section in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR). As a section of the CDSR, it...
  • Living Systematic Reviews are systematic reviews that are continually updated, incorporating new, relevant data as it becomes available.1 By retaining currency, and maintaining methodological rigor, they offer a tantalising opportunity to realise the original vision for Cochrane, to ‘include a library of trial overviews which will be updated when...
  • Standards for Cochrane new reviews of interventions and their updates The Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR) are methodological standards to which all Cochrane Protocols, Reviews, and Updates are expected to adhere. They are divided into sections for the conduct of, and reporting of the reviews of...
  • An argument-based approach to aggregation of evidence involving multiple outcome indicators.October 11th 2016Computational models of argument are being developed to capture aspects of how we handle incomplete and inconsistent information through the use of argumentation.This webinar describes a novel approach to aggregating clinical evidence...

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