The Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) Author training

Dates:

English: Aston Webb Hall, Birmingham University

English: Aston Webb Hall, Birmingham University (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  1. September 26th 2013 – Module 1: Preparation for title registration
  2. October 24th 2013 – Module 2: Protocol production and searching
  3. November 14th 2013 – Module 3: Progressing your review

 Venue:  Birmingham University

Cost:  FREE to all authors affiliated to a UK-based Cochrane Review Group and to authors resident in the UK and affiliated to a non-UK based Cochrane Review Group Read the rest of this entry »

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My first month as an Editorial Assistant for CSzG

By Angelique Bodart
Email: angelique.bodart@nottingham.ac.uk
Skype: angeliqueuon

Angelique BodartIt’s been a fast paced month, but that’s the kind of pace I like.  Learning the inner-workings of Archie (not Archie Cochrane, the founder of the organisation, but the online review system), a taster of ‘how to write a review’ using RevMan (downloadable and free to use by all), strategising the re-launching the social media for our group and ‘networking’ at the 21st Anniversary of UK Cochrane Centre event are just some of the things I’ve been doing this month.  I’m now finally settling in to the team and my University of Nottingham desk on the Jubilee Campus.  I’ve realised my role is rather flexible albeit strategic, and reasonably involved with the review process, working with review authors at the initial and final stages…so far.  So, where did I come from to get here, the Editorial Assistant of the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group?  At this point I could just upload my CV but don’t worry I won’t bore you with that…anyway, who needs a CV when you’ve got a LinkedIn accountRead the rest of this entry »

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Social Media re-launch

We have our fingers in a few social media pies, Twitter, Facebook and our own website branch of the Cochrane Collaboration, but how do we make the most of them?  How do we make what we do accessible and interesting to you – the patients and clinicians – within the field of mental health, and more specifically, schizophrenia?  At the UK Cochrane Centre’s 21st Anniversary event in Oxford there was a significant focus on using social media and normal language to communicate and promote the work conducted by our reviewers.   With this in mind, we aim to improve the presence of the Cochrane Schizophrenia Group online beyond reviews, and we want you to help. Read the rest of this entry »

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