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  • The UGPD group will be holding a standard author training workshop in Hamilton from July 4th through 6th, 2014. This three day workshop is open to Cochrane and non-Cochrane review authors. Registration is limited to 20 participants and is already over half subsribed.  Further information on registration is available.
    May 12 2014
  • Introduction to writing a Cochrane Review - Hamilton, CanadaIntroduction to writing a Cochrane systematic review (Standard Author Training)McMaster University, Hamilton4-6 July 2014This three-day workshop is designed for new authors starting a Cochrane systematic review. A mixture of presentations and hands-on sessions will give you an...
    April 8 2014
  • The Cochrane Methodological Expectations of Cochrane Intervention Reviews (MECIR) conduct and reporting standards are now available.Cochrane Reviews are seen as exemplifying best practice in the quality of both their conduct and reporting. To maintain this position we need to improve and maintain the quality of our output...
    October 2 2012
  • The top ten most accessed reviews from Upper Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases Group in 2011 are:Antiemetics for reducing vomiting related to acute gastroenteritis in children and adolescents Enteral versus parenteral nutrition for acute pancreatitisAntibiotic therapy for prophylaxis against infection of pancreatic necrosis in acute...
    September 24 2012
  • The Cochrane Methods Group is seeking feedback on the draft, extended PRISMA reporting guidelines which include equity considerations.All systematic review authors to participate in this brief survey to capture review author experiences in using the new equity extension to the PRISMA statement(Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and...
    August 14 2012
  • Please consider adding the Cochrane Symposium titled "Evidence-base for disease prevention: past and future" to your agenda if attending the UEGW symposium in Amsterdam (October 2012).This special symposium takes place from 11am to 12:30 pm on Tuesday October 23rd in the Auditorium, with the following program:Evidence-based medicine: The past and...
    June 18 2012
  • Please have a look at our 2012 newsletter.
    May 31 2012
  • Registration is now open for a Cochrane Author Training Workshop to be held at McMaster July 7th and 8th 2012 at McMaster University.Take this two-day session to learn the basic skills of conducting a Cochrane review. Topics include protocols, setting your question, literature searching, study selection, assessing bias, data and analysis,...
    March 27 2012
  • The UK Cochrane centre will be running a workshop aimed at Cochrane Review Authors who are undertaking reviews of complex interventions using experimental treatments and quasi experimental designs including cluster randomised, controlled before and after studies and interrupted time series.
    August 24 2011
  • The UGPD group will have a presence at DDW (May 7 to 11) in Chicago, USA. Please stop by the Wiley/Cochrane stand in the exhibition hall for further details or look for us in your conference program. There is a Cochrane Symposium being held at DDW on Monday, May 9th from 4:00-5:30pm titled Controversies and consensus: how Cochrane...
    August 24 2011

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