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Report of The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project at the 21st Cochrane Colloquium in Quebec City

At the 21st Cochrane Colloquium, held in Quebec City 19-23 September, 2013, the Cochrane Empty Reviews Project presented a poster regarding the reporting of ‘Implications for Practice’ in empty reviews and an oral presentation of empty review publishing and reporting … Continue reading

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Announcing the First Report of The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project

The first report of The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project is now available in published form from PLoS ONE (http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036626).  This article explores the incidence of empty systematic reviews in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (The CDSR) and describes their current … Continue reading

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Report of the Cochrane Empty Reviews Project Meeting at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium in Madrid, Spain

On Wednesday, 19 October 2011, The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project held a meeting at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium in Madrid, Spain to discuss their findings regarding the reporting of empty reviews in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, review the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cochrane Empty Reviews Project Meeting at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium

On Wednesday, 19 October 2011, The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project is holding a meeting at the 19th Cochrane Colloquium in Madrid, Spain from 18:00-19:30 to report the project findings and consensus group feedback.  We invite all interested Cochrane Collaboration contributors … Continue reading

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Report of The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project Consensus Meeting:

On Thursday, 16 June 2011, The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project convened a meeting of Cochrane Collaboration contributors to consider ways in which empty reviews are reported in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and to develop guidance for their reporting. The meeting convenors are in … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cochrane Empty Reviews Project Consensus Meeting:

On Thursday, 16 June 2011, The Cochrane Empty Reviews Project is convening a meeting of Cochrane Collaboration contributors to consider ways in which empty reviews are reported in The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.  The format and agenda of the … Continue reading

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Project Summary:

The Empty Reviews Project is funded by the Cochrane Opportunities Fund to develop reporting guidelines for empty reviews, or systematic reviews that report no studies eligible for inclusion. Having examined the background literature and the current reporting practices of all … Continue reading

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