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Become an Embase screener - Cochrane’s innovative Embase project is now open for all budding volunteers!

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:20

The Embase project provides an opportunity for new and potential contributors to get involved with Cochrane work by diving into a task that needs doing. No prior experience is necessary as the task supports a ‘learn as you do’ approach.  

External link for more information:  http://www.metaxis.com/embase/

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Webinar: Introduction to open access

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:58

You are invited to join an introductory webinar about Cochrane’s open access policy. Each 30-minute webinar will cover:

(1) an overview of Cochrane’s open access policy;

(2) how to set up open access for a Cochrane Review;

(3) how to publish an open access Cochrane Review; and

(4) an introduction to Cochrane’s Strategy to 2020 open access target.

External link for more information:  http://doodle.com/isy65nb2t5un3xyk Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 29 April 2014 (All day) - 30 April 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Online

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Methods for Research Synthesis: from meta-analysis to meta-ethnography - Online

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:41

Dates: 27 April - 27 July 2015.

Deadline for applications: 1 April 2015.

This course will equip you with the skills to undertake a qualitative or quantitative synthesis in a systematic review. On successful completion of the course, you will become familiar with the aims and rationale for different methods of critical appraisal and research synthesis.

External link for more information:  http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/MSc/mrs Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 27 April 2015 (All day) - 27 July 2015 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Philip James Rose Email address:  eppitraining@ioe.ac.uk

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Systematic Reviews for Policy and Practice - Online

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:37

Dates: 8 September - 19 December 2014.

Deadline for applications is 18 August 2014.

This online course will enable you to conduct and appraise systematic reviews. On successful completion of the course, you will be familiar with the strengths and limitations of systematic reviews and have a critical appreciation of evidence-informed policy and practice.

External link for more information:  http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/Msc/srpp Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 8 September 2014 (All day) - 19 December 2014 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Philip James Rose Email address:  eppitraining@ioe.ac.uk

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Participative Research and Policy - Online

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 12:33

Participative Research and Policy will enable you to involve policymakers, practitioners and service users in doing and using research. You will critically engage with the latest theories and debates about the relevance and application of research findings for policy, practice and personal decisions.

This online course is offered by the EPPI-Centre at the Institute of Education, University of London from January 2015.

Applications can be processed until 8 December 2014.

External link for more information:  http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/MSc/prp Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 14 January 2015 (All day) - 29 April 2015 (All day) (Europe/Berlin) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Philip James Rose Email address:  eppitraining@ioe.ac.uk

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Webinar - The STROBE Statement for reporting observational studies - 19 March 2014

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:20

An online webinar series on good reporting of health research studies - sponsored by the Equator Network and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) under their agreement of collaboration to improve research for health reporting in the Americas through the use of guidelines that promote greater accuracy and transparency.

External link for more information:  http://www.equator-network.org/2014/03/10/webinar-the-s...

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Webinar: Let's Start at the Very Beginning: Getting the Question Right for Your Cochrane Review - 3 Apr 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:32

The third and final webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

A strong, clear question gives your Cochrane Review the foundation it needs:  it informs your search strategy, narrows your focus, and provides the framework for your team’s work. 

Join us to learn what sort of questions are answered in Cochrane Reviews.  We’ll cover the key components of a good research question and we’ll work through sample questions:  you’re invited to share your research topic as an example!

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 3 April 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: The Steps of a Cochrane Review: an Overview - 27 Mar 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:28

The second webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

What makes Cochrane Reviews different from other systematic reviews?  Who – and what – is involved in the process?  We will introduce you to the steps of a Cochrane Review and give you some practical tips for getting a review underway.

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 27 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Cochrane 101: An Introduction to The Cochrane Collaboration - 20 Mar 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:26

The first of three webinars in Cochrane Canada Live's 2014 Cochrane 101 Series

Thursday, 20 March 2014
12-1PM EST (Toronto)

Who was Cochrane?  What is the Collaboration?  And what are systematic reviews? 

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 20 March 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Consumer-led knowledge translation: leveraging patient experience and networks to disseminate Cochrane Reviews - 12 Feb 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:17

The third and final video in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer webinar series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 12 February 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Using Cochrane Reviews in real life - 6 Feb 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:10

Second webinar in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer webinar series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Thursday, 6 February 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 6 February 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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Webinar: Navigating the healthcare information jungle: Locating and understanding quality healthcare information to inform healthcare decisions - 29 Jan 2014

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 23:08

First of three webinars in Cochrane Canada Live's Consumer Webinar Series: Finding, understanding and using high-quality healthcare evidence

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12-1PM EST (Toronto)

External link for more information:  https://www.eventsforce.net/cochrane/3/home Event date:  Click on the link to show the date on your time zone 29 January 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm (America/Toronto) Location:  Online Contributor's Information Contributor's name:  Catherine McNair Email address:  cmcnair@ohri.ca

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