The Good Publication Practice (GPP3) guidelines are now published. If these guidelines are going to have an impact on you – and you are UK or European based – then you may be … Continue Reading FREE evening panel discussion: new Good Publication Practice guidelines (GPP-3) in practice
A one day training course is being run by the National Clinical Guideline Centre in the UK that will give participants the basic skills to enable them to design and … Continue Reading One-day training course: systematic reviews and meta-analysis in action
Guidelines for Reporting Health Research is a textbook that provides a practical guide to choosing and correctly applying the appropriate guidelines when reporting health research to ensure clear, transparent, and useful … Continue Reading New textbook: Guidelines for Reporting Health Research
An article published in the past month by Anna Sharman provides useful tips on the factors to consider when selecting an appropriate journal for a manuscript. Factors covered in the … Continue Reading Where to publish: tips on selecting a journal
Scientific Data: ‘Where should authors deposit clinical datasets, and how should peer review of these be done?
An editorial this week in Scientific Data discusses the systems that are emerging for authors to be able to deposit clinical datasets – such as the Yale Open Data Access (YODA, … Continue Reading Scientific Data: ‘Where should authors deposit clinical datasets, and how should peer review of these be done?
The presentation below was given by Barrie Anthony at the recent “An Update: Publications in Practice” meeting.
2015 Asia Pacific publication meetings: “Collaborating for Ethical and Effective Publication Practices”
Medical publications from the Asia Pacific region are increasing… and coming under intense scrutiny. Proven and practical solutions for enhancing the speed, quality, and influence of these publication will be … Continue Reading 2015 Asia Pacific publication meetings: “Collaborating for Ethical and Effective Publication Practices”
A recent blog by the London School for Economics and Political Science provides an interesting commentary on the importance and relevance of authorship decisions. The blog also provides several useful … Continue Reading Recommendations for deciding who gets authorship credit.
John Hopkins University are running a free online course (via Coursera) on systematic reviews and meta-analyses. The free course will introduce methods to perform systematic reviews and meta-analysis of clinical … Continue Reading Free online course: “Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis”
The 4th World Conference on Research Integrity recently took place in Rio de Janeiro (from 31 May-3 June). The main theme for the conference was “How to improve the research … Continue Reading Presentations now available from the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity
A series of articles in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) recently questioned whether the conflict of interest movement has gone too far in its campaign to stop the … Continue Reading Justifying conflicts of interest in medical journals: a very bad idea
Some of the educational presentations are now available to download from the recent “An Update: Publications in Practice” meeting. These presentations cover subjects such as the impact of the Sunshine … Continue Reading Presentations available from the meeting: “An Update: Publications in Practice”
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the formation of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP). To mark this occasion, ISMPP have developed a presentation that provides an … Continue Reading The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP): a decade of achievements
It’s time for academic writing to evolve – “Science is exciting, so why do we write about it in such a dull way?”
A blog by Elsevier published in the past week authored by Dr. Filipe Branco dos Santos, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Amsterdam, argues that we could … Continue Reading It’s time for academic writing to evolve – “Science is exciting, so why do we write about it in such a dull way?”
An article in PeerJ this week provides an overview and analysis of the currently available Mega Journals – including PLOS ONE, BMJ Open, PeerJ and others. The article summarises the … Continue Reading Overview of currently available mega-journals: have they reached their limits to growth?