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posted on: 22 Sep 2015 - 13:01
How to survive a Cochrane Colloquium
Nancy Owens is Senior Communications Manager with Cochrane’s Central Executive team, and Rome 1999 was her first Colloquium. Vienna 2015 is her thirteenth!Is Vienna your first Colloquium? Perhaps you’re excited and a bit nervous, maybe not sure exactly what to expect? Fear not! We’ve canvassed the Cochrane Central Executive team’s Colloquium veterans, and put together a list of tips and ideas to... read more
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posted on: 21 Sep 2015 - 19:10
Cochrane group name changes: A rose by any other name...
As part of Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020, Cochrane’s many groups have been undergoing rebranding. New logos and new websites have been set up and some groups have also gotten new names to more appropriately reflect their scope of work. read more
posted on: 16 Sep 2015 - 19:38
Vienna Colloquium: Would you like an app with that?
Kylie Thaler is the Associate Director of Cochrane Austria and Co-Chair of the 2015 Vienna Colloquium. She established the Austrian Branch in 2010 with Gerald Gartlehner (Director) and has authored multiple Cochrane Reviews. She is a member of the GRADE working group and her research focus is systematic review methodology. read more
posted on: 9 Sep 2015 - 14:40
Does a child’s cough sound like a barking seal? Could be croup
Cochrane Child Health is committed to improving health for kids by getting the word out about recent, high-quality evidence about the effects of healthcare interventions. Contributors post regularly on the Cochrane Child Blog on topics relevant to child health, and the team's latest project, 'Podcasts for Parents', is currently featured on the GlobalGiving fundraising website. read more
posted on: 19 Aug 2015 - 17:23
Can massive open online courses promote more trusted evidence, informed decisions, and better health?
In this guest blog post, Jimmy and Ian — who are both regular contributors to Cochrane and are affiliated with Cochrane United States — discuss their experience facilitating an online course on Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis. read more
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