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If you need to contact the Group on Cochrane-related matters then contact the On-Call Convenor in the first instance. The On-call Convenors for 2021-2 are:
Jan 2021 Ruth Garside
Feb 2021 Tomas Pantoja
March 2021 Andrew Booth
April 2021 Ruth Garside
May 2021 James Thomas
June 2021 Kate Flemming
July 2021 James Thomas
August 2021 Jane Noyes
September 2021 Kate Flemming
Oct 2021 Angela Harden
Nov 2021 Tomas Pantoja
Dec 2021 Jane Noyes
Contact Details for all the above on-call convenors are listed below:
Jane Noyes, Professor, Health and Social Services Research and Child Health, Bangor University, UK.
Andrew Booth, Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice and Director of Information, Information Resources Group, HEDS, ScHARR, The University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent Street, Sheffield S1 4DA
Tel: (+44) (0)114 222 0705
Fax: (+44) (0)114 272 4095
Kate Flemming, Senior Lecturer. The University of York, Department of Health Sciences, Research Section Area 4, Seebohm Rowntree Building, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Ruth Garside, Senior Lecturer in Evidence Synthesis, University of Exeter Medical School, European Centre for Environment and Human Health, Knowledge Spa, Truro, TR1 3HD
Tel +44 (0) 1872 258148
Angela Harden, Professor of Community and Family Health, University of East London, Institute for Health and Human Development, IHHD, UH250, Stratford Campus, University of East London, Water Lane, London,E15 4LZ
Telephone:+44 (0) 208 223 2167
Tomas Pantoja, Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine.
Tel: + 56 (2) 354-8535
James Thomas, Professor of Social Research & Policy, EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, London, WC1H 0NR
tel: +44 (0)207 612 6844
fax: +44 (0)207 612 6400