by Alice Biggane, MiRoR PhD Fellow at the University of Liverpool Doctors know about the illness, but patients know about the impact Healthcare is a multi-faceted area. It does not exist for any one individual group, it exists for us all, as a collective. Sooner or later most of us will depend on it. Many…
Methods in Research on Research (MiRoR)
“Research on Research”, is an emerging new scientific discipline that aims to reduce waste in research and increase research value. Tens of billions of Euros are wasted each year on studies that are redundant, flawed in their design, never published or poorly reported. The public is the main victim of this waste and reducing waste and increasing value of research represents a major societal challenge.
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19 June 2017
15 June 2017
This month two MiRoR research fellows, Maria Olsen and Mona Ghannad (University of Amsterdam) had the chance to interview Jacques Demotes, the Director General of the European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) in Paris. The interview covers questions about clinical trials, quality management and transparency in research and advices for young research fellows. The transcript is available below….
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MiRoR news and updates
18 May 2017
As a result of the first journal club organised on last December, the letter to editors submitted by Linda Nyanchoka (Université Paris Descartes) and Camila Olarte Parra (Ghent University), supervised and guided by Professor Els Goetghebeur, from the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics at Ghent University, has been accepted and published online by…
14 April 2017
This year on the 22nd of April we will not only celebrate the Earth Day but we will also celebrate science. Born in Washington DC, the March for Science is a volunteer-led and collaborative movement aiming at defending science and scientific integrity. The formal organization started after scientists and science supporters discussing the idea separately…
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20 March 2017
The 38th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics is taking place on July 9-13, 2017 in Vigo, Spain. The Conference will provide an international scientific forum for exchange of theory, methods and applications of biostatistics in medical research among clinicians, statisticians and members of other disciplines related to clinical practice, such as…
16 February 2017
The International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication is taking place on September 10-12, 2017 in Chicago, USA. The Congress will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of new research into the quality and credibility of peer review and scientific publication, to establish the evidence base on which scientists can improve the…
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