Publication planning is an ever-changing environment, with shifting landscapes that effect the publication process along the whole lifecycle. From the protocol to post-publication, the scientific and medical communications process is … Continue Reading 10% Discount: The 15th Annual International Publication Planning Meeting
A new study published in BMJ Open found that for 15 drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2012, a median 57% of clinical trials were … Continue Reading Clinical trial registration, reporting, publication and FDAAA compliance
Nature Publishing are holding a free webinar that is open for students and researchers who would like to know more about how to get published in a prestigious and high-quality … Continue Reading How to publish in a Nature Publishing Group journal – FREE Webinar
An article published in Nature this week focuses on the pluses and minuses of eight tools all competing in the reference-management market: colwiz, EndNote, F1000Workspace, Mendeley, Papers, ReadCube, RefME and … Continue Reading Which reference management software is the best? Have your vote!
Launched in 2011, PROSPERO was the first registry dedicated to systematic review registration. Today, marks the registration of the 10,000th review, and Lesley Stewart, Director of the Centre for Reviews … Continue Reading PROSPERO celebrates 10,000 registered systematic reviews
An article published in BMC Medicine this week provides insights into how peer reviewers should evaluate statistics in publications. The article aims to cover the following questions: Is there sufficient … Continue Reading How to spot a statistical problem: advice for a non-statistical reviewer
The EU Programme Committee of the International Society of Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) are seeking case studies and questions associated with issues you’re confronting that involve the new GPP3 guidelines. … Continue Reading The ISMPP European Programme Committee needs YOUR help!
Following the success of the inaugural EQUATOR Publication School in Oxford this year, the EQUATOR Network have announced that they are running the course again in 2016. Details can be … Continue Reading EQUATOR Publication School 2016: Save the date!
Two new articles have highlighted potential problems of standards and reproducibility in preclinical research (particularly in relation to elimination of bias). The first paper, published in Plos Biology, examined preclinical … Continue Reading Reports question whether scientists are removing sources of bias in experiments involving animals
An event was held in Oxford UK on 12 October 2015 to discuss the practical implications of the revised Good Publication Practice document (GPP3). The presentation given at the event … Continue Reading Good Publication Practice 3 guidelines (#GPP3): practical implications
A history of the evolution of guidelines for reporting medical research: the long road to the EQUATOR Network
The James Lind Library has recently published an article by Doug Altman and Iveta Simera that traces the history of research reporting guidelines and the establishment and development of the … Continue Reading A history of the evolution of guidelines for reporting medical research: the long road to the EQUATOR Network
According to a major study of how research is shared, articles that feature in open access journals are more likely to be cited on Twitter. Kim Holmberg, a research associate … Continue Reading Open access papers ‘more likely to be cited on Twitter’ (@kholmber)
Videos from the recent Cochrane Colloquium are now available (see below). Presentations (within Plenaries I and II) include: The uneven future of evidence-based medicine (Ida Sim) Can too many systematic … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Plenaries from the recent Cochrane Colloquium
[FREE MEETING] Improving efficiency, transparency and integrity in medical publications: overview of the latest guidelines
A free educational afternoon meeting will be held at Alderley Park in Cheshire on the afternoon of the 3rd of December, entitled: “Improving efficiency, transparency and integrity in medical publications: … Continue Reading [FREE MEETING] Improving efficiency, transparency and integrity in medical publications: overview of the latest guidelines
In May 2015, Trevor Butterworth, Director of Sense About Science USA, interviewed Ben Goldacre and Síle Lane to talk about the history of the AllTrials campaign. The full transcript from … Continue Reading [INTERVIEW] The story of the #AllTrials campaign