New clinical guidelines for COVID-19 help Australian clinicians deliver best care
TASKFORCE MEDIA RELEASE - 4 April 2020
Coronavirus: Cochrane’s response to the current global public health emergency
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.
In profile: Matt Page’s epic journeys
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.
Dr David Moher joins Ray to discuss journals prestigious and predatory
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 research agenda more broadly.
Professor Fran Baum explores the social determinants of health on The Recommended Dose
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 lives and life expectancy of people around the globe.
Dr Arnav Agarwal joins Ray to talk about medical school, healthcare and poetry
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.
Professor Marion Nestle joins Ray to explore the complex field of nutrition
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.
New podcast: David Tovey joins Ray on the Recommended Dose
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.
Liam Mannix on health reporting today
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 on the TRD web page or on your favourite podcast platform.
Australasian Symposium & Cochrane Handbook launch highlights
This year's Australasian Cochrane Symposium, held in November in Melbourne, was a little different, prompted in part by the publication in October of the long-anticipated second edition of the Cochrane Handbook. Coinciding with the print version of the Cochrane Handbook, all content is now browsable free online.