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  • Empowering healthcare users by listening to their opinions
    Empowering healthcare users by listening to their opinions
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    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…

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  • Interview with Jacques Demotes
    Interview with Jacques Demotes
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    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 project highlight – Assisted authoring for avoiding inadequate claims in scientific reporting
    MiRoR project highlight – Assisted authoring for avoiding inadequate claims in scientific reporting
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    by Anna Koroleva, MiRoR PhD Fellow at the Computer Science Laboratory for Mechanics and Engineering Sciences (LIMSI – CNRS, France) My PhD project tackles the problem of misleading reporting of research results in scientific articles, primarily in the field of biomedicine. This phenomenon is known as “spin”. It consists in presenting the studied treatment as being more…

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  • The first MiRoR letter to the editor has been published!
    The first MiRoR letter to the editor has been published!
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    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…

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  • The secondment experience: a professional and personal opportunity for growth
    The secondment experience: a professional and personal opportunity for growth
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    by Van Nguyen Thu, MiRoR PhD Fellow at the University Paris Descartes My PhD project “Impacts of mobilizing collective intelligence in clinical research planning” is one of fifteen projects in the doctoral training program focusing on Method in Research on Research (MiRoR) which receives funding from Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA). Besides the innovative research topic, the…

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  • Why MiRoR will march for science on the 22nd of April
    Why MiRoR will march for science on the 22nd of April
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    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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  • Second MiRoR training event
    Second MiRoR training event
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    Part of the MiRoR training programme, the second MiRoR training event, organised by the University of Liverpool, took place on March 28-30, 2017 in Liverpool, UK. Focusing on advanced methods of Research on Research, the training included, among others, courses on qualitative research, patient and public involvement in research, data sharing and implementation research, as well as…

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  • 38th Annual Conference of the ISCB
    38th Annual Conference of the ISCB
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    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…

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  • International Congress on Peer Review
    International Congress on Peer Review
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    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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  • 5th World Conference on Research Integrity
    5th World Conference on Research Integrity
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    The event is taking place on May 28-31, 2017 in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The 5th World Conference on Research Integrity will be organized around the interlinked themes of transparency and accountability, building on the premise that the honesty and reliability of research are best served by openly sharing all aspects of research and by taking personal…

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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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