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  • We are pleased to announce some recent updates to the Cochrane Handbook of Systematic Reviews of Interventions (version 6).Overviews of Reviews chapter now availableAuthors Michelle Pollock, Ricardo M Fernandes, Lorne A Becker, Dawid Pieper and Lisa Hartling, with the Handbook Editors, have released Chapter V: Overviews of Reviews, included in...
    March 13 2020
  • Posted on 5 March 2020 by Froeks Kamminga (Methods Liaison Officer)Following the launch of the new Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (version 6), the Methods team have updated all references to the Handbook in the Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR). This means that when using the MECIR...
    March 5 2020
  • Posted on 25 February 2020.At the 2017 Global Evidence Summit, Hannah Ewald received the Thomas C Chalmers Award for the best poster presentation, titled 'Agreement of treatment effects from observational studies using causal modeling and randomized trials: meta-epidemiological study'. Here, Hannah reflects on her experience at the 2017 Global...
    February 25 2020
  • February 19 2020
  • Posted on 19 February 2020 by Ella Flemyng (Methods Implementation Coordinator)Cochrane Methods is pleased to welcome Dr Sarah Nevitt to the Cochrane Council!Sarah Nevitt is a Research Associate in the Institute of Translational Medicine at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has been an active Cochrane author and Cochrane Methods enthusiast...
    February 19 2020
  • Posted 13 February 2020 by Ella Flemyng (Methods Implementation Coordinator) We seek applications to five vacant positions on the Cochrane Scientific Committee; two positions are for those from within the Cochrane community, two positions are for representation external to Cochrane, and one position is for an early career researcher. All...
    February 13 2020
  • Originally posted on Cochrane Community on 12 February 2020. Re-posted here on 13 February 2020.Cochrane is pleased to announce the release of a new, eleventh module of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course on Health equity in systematic reviews. In it, users will learn about health equity, which is the absence of avoidable and unfair...
    February 13 2020
  • Posted on 20 January 2020.This has been reposted with permission from BMJ Opinion (the original post can be accessed here). Hilary Thomson tells us more about the (Synthesis Without Meta-Analysis) SWiM project team’s development of the SWiM guideline for the synthesis of quantitative data of intervention effects. The work presented is...
    January 20 2020
  • By Annie Synnot (Research Fellow, Cochrane Australia) - Posted on 15 January 2020The Living Evidence Network is pleased to announce that updated guidance for Cochrane living systematic reviews (LSRs) is now available online!‘Guidance for the production and publication of Cochrane living systematic reviews: Cochrane Reviews in living mode’ has been...
    January 15 2020
  • Posted by Froeks Kamminga (Methods Liaison Officer) on 14 January 2020The Thomas C Chalmers MD Award Committee 2019 (Co-Chaired by Ian Saldanha and Matt Page with full committee membership at the end of the post) wishes to extend its congratulations to this year’s winner for best Poster presentation, Rui Wang.Background to the Thomas C Chalmers...
    January 2 2020

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