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Three steps to transparency in clinical research: a new white paper from the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency
Integrity and transparency are paramount to the accuracy, accessibility and credibility of medical research. Given that clinical evidence informs market approval of medical products, missing or inaccurate clinical trial data … Continue Reading Three steps to transparency in clinical research: a new white paper from the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency
Recently, F1000Research published the first article of their new Registered Report initiative. The publisher is the first to go a step further with this publication format, combining the Registered Report … Continue Reading Registered Reports: enhancing transparency and reproducibility in scientific publication
Rachael Lammey, Member and Community Outreach at Crossref, talks about how the Crossref services for scholarly publishing make content easy to find, cite, link and assess. This recording was made … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Crossref – Providing Infrastructure and Services for Scholarly Comms
The sharing of patient-level data between research groups and pharmaceutical companies has the potential to generate enormous benefits for health. However, in an article published in the BMJ, Elizabeth Pisani … Continue Reading Shared data: accessible, useable or useful?
In the scientific community a big problem may arise when different labs cannot reproduce certain experiments. In this lecture, Dr. Silberberg focuses on two of the components that contribute to … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Reproducibility of experiments in biomedical sciences
The reproducibility of scientific research has gained attention in recent years as the call for transparency has increased. A number of terms, such as reproducibility, replicability, repeatability and reliability, are … Continue Reading What is reproducibility? Call for a clearer definition