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”
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”
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
A blog by Altmetric published yesterday, attempts to answer questions from researchers about Altmetrics, why the scores are useful, how the score is calculated and weighted, and also what is … Continue Reading Numbers behind numbers: The Altmetric Score and sources explained
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?
The AllTrials campaign calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their full methods and summary results reported. At the recent Evidence Live congress, Sir Iain … Continue Reading Presentation on the #AllTrials campaign (to register and report findings from all clinical trials)
Most people involved in the development of medical publications – and particularly those from industry – are familiar with the Good Publication Practice (GPP)-2 guidelines, which were published in 2009. … Continue Reading Revised guidelines relating to the development of medical publications to be published in the near future (GPP-3)
An educational afternoon meeting will be held at Alderley Park in Cheshire on the 3rd of June, entitled: “An update: Publications in Practice”. The programme for this meeting is now … Continue Reading Free educational meeting on medical publications in Cheshire, UK on 3rd June
An article published in this week’s Trials argues that it is time to design a new model of research publication, with modern technology embedded at its heart. The abstract of … Continue Reading Is it time for the research article to evolve?
A blog by Nature Publishing this week explores various journal comparison websites that have sprung up over the past few years. These journal-comparison tools allow authors to search or filter journals by … Continue Reading Can’t decide where to publish? Ever tried a journal comparison site?
The ISMPP annual meeting will be held in Arlington, USA on the 27-29th April. The meeting will provide attendees with the opportunity to choose from 8 parallel sessions and 9 … Continue Reading The 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) is fast approaching
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