22.01.18 Plotting the Long Road to Recovery of Healthcare Research

Dr. Soumyadeep Bhaumik, longtime EBR member in healthcare businesses magazine –  on the need for evidence based research  in India for Plotting the Long Road to Recovery of Healthcare Research 


02.01.18 “BMC Systematic Reviews” have made a call for papers

“BMC Systematic Reviews” have made a call for papers: Automation in systematic reviews. Series Editor is Professor Joseph Lau. “Systematic Reviews” invites you to submit to our new thematic series, … Continue Reading →


02.12.17 Announcing the launch of Cochrane Interactive Learning

Cochrane is delighted to announce the full launch of all nine modules of its new online introductory training course on how to conduct systematic reviews of interventions. Cochrane authors and … Continue Reading →


29.11.17 “Evidence-Based Research” is now an entry on Wikipedia

Thanks to Jong-Wook Ban “Evidence-Based Research” is now an entry on Wikipedia.org. Link to the Wikipedia page here.


16.10.18 Avoiding redundant health research

Kavli Trust, a Norwegian foundation, has used systematic reviews to help them decide which research projects to fund. “The trust would accordingly urge all institutions and funders to give greater emphasis … Continue Reading →


Involving people – a learning resource for systematic review authors

An argument within evidence-based research is that it is not enough that clinical research is valid – it also has to be of value for society and the scientific community. To create value we need … Continue Reading →


Reflections from the Global Evidence Summit, Cape Town, South Africa, September 13 – 16, 2017

Together with the REWARD Alliance the Evidence-Based Research Network presented the need to increase value and reduce waste in clinical research. The session focused particularly on the importance of using … Continue Reading →


Funders and regulators are more important than journals in fixing the waste in research

It is important that the incentives to reduce waste in research is present as early as possible in the research process. Thus funders and regulators – like ethics committees – … Continue Reading →


Your choice of citations DO matters

The article «Bad Footnotes Can Be Deadly» in Slate Magazine argues how your choice of citations matters.


Welcome to our new Steering Group members!

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our Steering Group – Caroline Blaine and Jennifer Yost. Caroline is Deputy Head of Content at the BMJ Knowledge Centre. Her interest in … Continue Reading →