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  • As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend everyday life and weaken healthcare systems worldwide, the scientific community finds itself in a race against time to track and control the spread of infection. Researchers from all disciplines continue to act swiftly, teaming up in many cases to forge innovative and far-reaching partnerships to...
    December 14 2020
  • Alors que la pandémie de COVID-19 continue de bouleverser la vie quotidienne et d'affaiblir les systèmes de santé dans le monde entier, la communauté scientifique se place dans une course contre la montre pour suivre et contrôler la propagation de l'infection. Des chercheurs de toutes les disciplines continuent d'agir rapidement, faisant...
    December 12 2020
  • Behind The Numbers is a podcast aimed at disseminating research, news, & educational resources pertaining to Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Led by Gabriele Zitikyte, MSc Epidemiology student and executive member of the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CSEB)-uOttawa chapter, the podcasts  feature interviews and...
    December 8 2020
  • Dr. Robby Nieuwlaat is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) at McMaster University. He is also the Director of HEI's Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (GDCE) program and a member of Cochrane Canada.The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented human and social impacts around...
    November 20 2020
  • What is the best way to support resilience and mental well-being in frontline healthcare professionals during and after a pandemic? What is ‘resilience’?Working as a 'frontline' health or social care professional during a global disease pandemic, like COVID-19, can be very stressful. Over time, the negative effects of stress can lead to mental...
    November 9 2020
  • Each Cochrane podcast offers a short summary of a recent Cochrane review from the authors themselves. They allow everyone from healthcare professionals to patients and families to hear the latest Cochrane evidence in under five minutes. Cochrane is preparing a series of reviews to help decision makers with their response to COVID-19. ...
    November 4 2020
  • Since joining Cochrane over fifteen years ago, Denise Thomson continues to leave an indelible imprint on the organization and its expanding membership. “The great thing about Cochrane is you have got these incredibly smart and talented people who are just so keen to get involved in important questions and are great to work with,” said Thomson...
    October 30 2020
  • The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Barer-Flood Prize recognizes an exceptional researcher who has created a seminal body of work that has had a substantial impact on health services and policy research, policy, and/or care delivery.Dr. Peter Tugwell is a Professor at the University of Ottawa in the Faculty of Medicine and the School...
    October 28 2020
  • Cochrane has released a new Special Collection Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to clinical rehabilitation. This Special Collection is one of a series of collections on COVID-19, and will be regularly updated.Rehabilitation has been identified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an essential health strategy, alongside...
    October 26 2020
  • Cochrane Crowd is pleased to launch its latest citizen science task: COVID Quest. We need your help to find studies related to COVID-19. Anyone can join this task. To join, simply head over to Cochrane Crowd and once logged in, you will see the task in your task dashboard.The task is supported by an interactive training module that will...
    October 19 2020

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