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  • Cochrane launches its COVID-19 Study Register – a one-stop shop for primary research studies on COVID-19. The aim of the register is to support rapid evidence synthesis by all systematic review producers, including Cochrane's work on Rapid Reviews in response to COVID-19. The register helps systematic reviewers prioritize...
    April 9 2020
  • MEDIA RELEASE 4 April 2020A large coalition of peak Australian health professional groups has come together to develop new “living guidelines” that will provide world-first, continually updated evidence-based guidance to clinicians caring for people with COVID-19. This innovation has been developed under the auspices of the National COVID-19...
    April 4 2020
  • The coronavirus outbreak was declared a global public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) in late January 2020. Since that time the COVID-19 virus has continued to spread throughout the world, bringing with it an unprecedented health, social and economic crisis that continues to unfold.The WHO is working closely with global...
    March 20 2020
  • It’s been a big year for Matt Page, with many of the flagship projects, publications and plans he’s contributed to coming to fruition. The new RoB 2 tool has been unveiled, the revised Cochrane Handbook has been launched and a highly sought-after research grant facilitating a bright future is now in the bag. It’s not surprising then that Matt...
    October 30 2019
  • This week, a closer look at the role journals both prestigious and predatory play in science and academia. Dr David Moher, Director of the Centre for Journalology at Canada’s Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, joins Ray to explore the way publication practices and the 'publish or perish' mentality shape researchers’ careers and the...
    October 22 2019
  • Professor Fran Baum is a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and the Director of the Southgate Institute of Health, Society and Equity at Flinders University in South Australia. This week, she joins Ray to shine a light on the role of the social determinants of health, and explain some of the ways we could improve the daily...
    October 22 2019
  • This week, Dr Arnav Agarwal joins Ray to share the perspective and experiences of a young, recently graduated doctor working in a busy, metropolitan hospital. Despite the long shifts and demanding environment, Arnav makes time and space to reflect on work, life and mortality through his thought-provoking poetry.
    October 22 2019
  • This week, Ray ventures into the notoriously complex field of nutrition with special guest, Professor Marion Nestle. Named by Forbes as one of the world's most powerful foodies, Marion’s stellar career spans five decades of research, teaching, advocacy work and the publication of countless prize winning books.
    October 22 2019
  • After ten years at the helm of the Cochrane Library, Dr David Tovey recently stepped down as Editor-in-Chief. This week he joins Ray Moynihan on The Recommended Dose, to reflect on Cochrane’s past, present and future and share some of the challenges and rewards of leading one of the world’s largest and most trusted health research networks.
    October 20 2019
  • The third series of our popular podcast The Recommended Dose kicks off today with Australia’s multi-award-winning health and science reporter, Liam Mannix.He joins Ray to share his insights into the role and impact of evidence, advocacy and investigative reporting in today’s ever-changing media landscape.Find this and all our other episodes...
    October 14 2019

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