UK-based Editors' Training Day

Please kindly note that this training day is now fully booked.

Cochrane UK are holding a training day for UK-based Editors of Cochrane reviews in Oxford on October 4th 2016.  The main focus will be on editing intervention reviews and additionally, some challenges using GRADE for Summary of Findings tables will be explored in the afternoon. The morning will focus on sharing experiences of editing and what can be learnt from each other.

The training day is provided free of charge.  If you would like to book a place on the day please<>  with your details, including:

Name of participant

Cochrane Review Group


There are limited spaces available and places will be allocated on a first come first serviced basis


Provisional Programme for Editors Training Day

Tuesday October 4th 2016 at Cochrane UK in Summertown Pavilion, Oxford

0915-0930: Registration and Coffee

0930-1015: What are your current experiences as an editor? (Facilitator Chris Cates)

1015-1100: What makes a good Editor? (Facilitator Helen Handoll)

  • A view from the Editorial Base

1100-1130: Coffee

1130-1300: Keeping up to date (Facilitator Toby Lasserson and Chris Cates)

  • Resources
  • Common Errors
  • Feedback on editorial work

1300-1330: Lunch

1330-1500: GRADE and Summary of Findings Tables (Facilitators Chris Cates, Toni Tan and Toby Lasserson)

  • Editing Summary of Findings tables?
  • What are the issues?
  • Downgrading decisions?
  • Making it work in practice?

1500-1600: Group discussion and round up