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  • 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
  • At this year’s symposium we are marking two notable milestones for Cochrane.The long-awaited new version of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions is officially released in October and will soon be in the hands of eager reviewers. The updated guidance has been meticulously planned and brings together the latest...
    September 22 2019
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) and Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group have developed an innovative new ‘living guidelines’ approach to global maternal and perinatal health recommendations. As Dr Joshua Vogel, Associate Editor at Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth highlights in BMJ Global Health today, this approach represents an...
    August 16 2019
  • The 7th international Preventing Overdiagnosis scientific conference is set to be held in Sydney from 5-7 December 2019. Hosted by Wiser Healthcare, co-sponsored by the WHO and supported by a broad range of associate partners (including Cochrane Australia), the event promises to be a thought-provoking exploration of what is causing...
    July 16 2019
  • David Tovey stepped down as Cochrane's Editor in Chief on Friday 31 May, after ten years at the helm. By way of farewell, he shared a personal message of thanks to the Cochrane community, along with a thought provoking editorial reflecting on the challenges and rewards of the past, present and future. You'll find them here:Cochrane Library...
    June 6 2019

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