31 January 2018

An estimated $170 billion of research funding is wasted each year because its outcomes cannot be used.

The waste occurs during 5 stages of research production: question selection, study design, research conduct, publication, and reporting. Much of this waste appears to be avoidable or remediable, but there are few proposed solutions.

To stimulate and promote research in this area, Cochrane announces the Cochrane-REWARD prize. 

More information on the prize and how to submit a nomination

Deadline for nominations 15 May.

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