We congratulate Adriani Nikolakopoulou and Leonie van Grootel, winners of this year's Thomas C Chalmers awards for the best long and short presentations addressing methodological issues related to systematic reviews at the Edinburgh Colloquium. The awards were presented at the end of the Colloquium.Tom Chalmers (1917-1995) was an outspoken...
October 22 2018
Cochrane has committed funds to support the introduction of reviews of prognosis studies. Implementation is at an early stage whilst we develop tools, methods, guidance and training for authors and editors. The Cochrane Prognosis Methods Group (PMG) (supported by Cochrane’s Central Executive Team) have developed a survey to gain an insight into...
October 16 2018
A revised tool to assess the risk of bias in randomized trials (RoB 2.0) is now available.RoB 2.0
September 18 2018
Please follow this link to read the second edition of our Annual Report.Annual Report
September 11 2018
We are saddened to hear of the death of Professor Doug Altman, as reported in a Cochrane news item. Doug contributed to Cochrane methodology from the very early days of the organisation, and continued to work with many Cochrane colleagues until only a few days before his death. As a familiar and friendly face, and long-term convenor of the...
June 20 2018
Cochrane Methods Workshops Saturday 15th SeptemberBrief descriptions of each workshop are listed below. Attendees are not required to register for the Colloquium but will need to log in with ARCHIE or create an account. Register for workshops on the Colloquium website. There is a charge for some workshops of £48 (incl. VAT)A...
April 26 2018
David Moher Cochrane Methods Symposium: Bias and Beyondhosted by the Bias Methods GroupSaturday 15th September 2018, 1:30pm - 5:00pmOrganisers:Doug Altman †, Isabelle Boutron, Asbjørn Hróbjartsson, Matthew Page, Camilla HansenAfter many years as a co-convenor of the Cochrane Bias Methods Group, David Moher decided to step down from the...
April 3 2018
21 August 2018: A research programme on rapid reviews: where should we venture next?Links to previous advanced methods webinars can be found on the Learning Live page. Learning Live is a series of monthly webinars open to all.
February 7 2018
A three day training course at the University of Birmingham, UK: 19-21 September 2018Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracy 2018Jointly led by faculty from the University of Amsertdam, Netherlands and the University of Birmingham.The course is designed for individuals undertaking health technology assessment, health...
February 6 2018
A series of papers published in Implementation Science this week provides guidance on how to apply the GRADE-CERQual approach. CERQual helps assess how much confidence to place in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses. This work received support from Cochrane to ensure greater rigor in Cochrane Reviews including a Qualitative Evidence...
January 30 2018