Cochrane workshop 2016

The school/workshop:

«Cochrane systematic reviews: first steps from registering the title to the protocol drafting» – two training days

Research and Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine «Cochrane Russia» of the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology at the Kazan Federal University (including Coordinating hub of Cochrane Russia – the Russian Branch of the Nordic Cochrane Centre) and the leading researchers of Cochrane Collaboration invite you to participate in these two training days. The school/workshop is intended for health professionals, researchers, academics, teachers and others, willing to become actively involved in the work of the Cochrane Collaboration, willing to commit to development of Cochrane systematic reviews as authors or peer reviewers, and to Cochrane activities in Russia.


Places are limited (15 participants maximum).


Outline of the day will include:


Scoping the research question: defining the question of a Cochrane systematic review and wording the title

Literature searching

Formulating eligibility criteria for research evidence

Methodology planning

Working through title registration process

Protocol drafting 


Date: 8-9 September 2016

Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

The aim of the school/workshop is to provide methodological support to potential authors of Cochrane systematic reviews, particularly researchers, for the first time planning to develop a Cochrane systematic review, to help participants in title registration and drafting of a Cochrane systematic review protocol. 

Requirements to the school/workshop participants: The workshop is open to people who have good enough command of English and are prepared to learn and able to dedicate their time to Cochrane work and activities.

The course material for this workshop is the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions.

We advise to read in advance “Users' Guides to the Medical Literature” by Gordon Guyatt, Drummond Rennie, Maureen O. Meade, and Deborah J. Cook at JAMAevidence Using Evidence to Improve Care:

When registering, please provide a brief CV/summary of at least 1 A4 page and a letter of motivation and send it by e-mail to:

The rationale behind and the main characteristics of a Cochrane title and a Cochrane protocol will be discussed at the workshop. We have allotted enough time of both training days to individual work with participants on their ideas and drafts for potential title and protocol development.

Deadline for registration is 10 days prior to the date of the school/workshop.

A minimum of five participants is required to complete the school/workshop.

Register online here


Kazan Federal University,  Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Research and Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine "Cochrane Russia"

74 Karl Marx Street / 8 Shmidta Street

 420008, Russian Federation

Registration fee: 500 roubles


Banking details:



ФГАОУВПО «Казанский (Приволжский) федеральный университет»


INN (Taxpayer Identification Number)/KPP (Tax Registration Reason Code)




settlement account




Correspondent Account



Банк получателя

Beneficiary's Bank

ПАО «АК БАРС» БАНК, г. Казань


BIC (Bank Identification Code)



Назначение платежа (Purpose of payment)

Оргвзнос для участия в  школе/семинаре: «Кокрейновские систематические обзоры: первые шаги от регистрации названия до разработки протокола»

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