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  • Second thesis defense of the MiRoR project
    Second thesis defense of the MiRoR project
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    Anna Koroleva was the second Early Stage Researcher within the MiRoR network to defend her PhD thesis on January 22, 2020. Anna defended her thesis on “Assisted authoring for avoiding inadequate claims in scientific reporting” at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The committee was composed: of Professor Ameen Abu-Hanna and Professor Evangelos Kanoulas from the…

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  • Life after MiRoR: what are our fellows becoming?
    Life after MiRoR: what are our fellows becoming?
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    Our fellows are towards the end of their PhD projects and are ready for new beginnings, willing to make the most of what they learnt and of the research network they have developed during these years. Some of them have already started new positions: Alice Biggane (ESR3) defended her PhD thesis on January 15, 2020…

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  • First thesis defense of the MiRoR project
    First thesis defense of the MiRoR project
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    Alice Biggane was the first Early Stage Researcher within the MiRoR network to defend her PhD thesis on January 15, 2020. Alice’s viva voce examination took place at the University of Liverpool and was carried out by Dr Adam Noble and Professor Jane Blazeby. She celebrated afterward with family members, friends and colleagues. The thesis,…

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  • MiRoR booklet – Project main findings
    MiRoR booklet – Project main findings
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    The MiRoR consortium has created a booklet presenting the main findings arising from the project. Having most of the MiRoR research fellows concluded their doctoral contracts (some of them are still running but are in their final phase), we think that gathering their findings in one single publication is an effective way to raise awareness…

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  • How to tell if a genetic profile offers valid information about your risk of getting breast cancer?
    How to tell if a genetic profile offers valid information about your risk of getting breast cancer?
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    What is the issue Today, most breast cancer screening programs invite women for mammography from the age of approx. 50 years until the age of around 70 years(1). Yet most women between approx. 50-70 years do not get breast cancer and other characteristics may carry important information about one’s breast cancer risk. What is the…

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  • MiRoR final conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research”
    MiRoR final conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research”
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    The MiRoR consortium is organising a conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research” taking place on Monday, 25th November 2019 at the Académie Nationale de Médecine in Paris. This conference is the final event of the project, aiming at presenting the project main results to the public and the research community and to discuss several aspects…

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  • New ways to engage patient and other stakeholder in clinical trial planning
    New ways to engage patient and other stakeholder in clinical trial planning
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    Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate whether a medical treatment or a medical device is safe and effective for treating a disease. Clinical trials provide important information to patients, healthcare providers, policy makers to make evidence-based healthcare decisions and improve health outcomes. However, these stakeholders do not often participate in planning clinical trials to…

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  • Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2019
    Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2019
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    The annual Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting (METM), now in its 15th year, is an established CPD and networking event – a highlight in the calendar for many editors, translators, interpreters and other providers of English-language support services in the Mediterranean area and beyond. Under the theme “Make it count: communicating with clarity and concision”…

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  • 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)
    5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)
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    Building on the success of the 2017 International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference, this event promises to be a unique opportunity for those working in clinical trials (trialists, methodologists, clinicians and allied health professionals) to meet and discuss the current issues within trials and trials methodology. The event will showcase the very latest in trials methodology…

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  • REWARD/EQUATOR Conference 2020
    REWARD/EQUATOR Conference 2020
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    The next REWARD | EQUATOR Conference will take place in Berlin, Germany in February 20-22, 2020. The overall aim of the Conference is Sharing Strategies for Research Improvement. Conference themes will be: Challenges and opportunities for Improvement for Ethics Committees and Regulators, Publishers, Institutions and Researchers, Funders – and Methods for measuring and testing Interventions….

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 676207
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