News

  • First thesis defense of the MiRoR project
    First thesis defense of the MiRoR project
    Comments Off on First thesis defense of the MiRoR project

    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,…

    Read more
  • MiRoR booklet – Project main findings
    MiRoR booklet – Project main findings
    Comments Off on MiRoR booklet – Project main findings

    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…

    Read more
  • 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?
    Comments Off on How to tell if a genetic profile offers valid information about your risk of getting breast cancer?

    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…

    Read more
  • MiRoR final conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research”
    MiRoR final conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research”
    Comments Off on MiRoR final conference on “Meta-research for transforming clinical research”

    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…

    Read more
  • New ways to engage patient and other stakeholder in clinical trial planning
    New ways to engage patient and other stakeholder in clinical trial planning
    Comments Off on New ways to engage patient and other stakeholder in clinical trial planning

    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…

    Read more
  • Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2019
    Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2019
    Comments Off on Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2019

    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”…

    Read more
  • 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)
    5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)
    Comments Off on 5th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference (ICTMC 2019)

    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…

    Read more
  • REWARD/EQUATOR Conference 2020
    REWARD/EQUATOR Conference 2020
    Comments Off on REWARD/EQUATOR Conference 2020

    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….

    Read more
  • MiRoR Challenge award winners announced in Barcelona
    MiRoR Challenge award winners announced in Barcelona
    Comments Off on MiRoR Challenge award winners announced in Barcelona

    This activity aimed to initiate entrepreneurial and innovative skills among students. Divided into 4 groups, students worked in teams over 1 year (March 2018 – March 2019) to propose a new intervention that could transform the way research is planned, conducted or reported. They had several opportunities to receive feedback from the consortium via video-conferences or face-to-face meetings…

    Read more
  • Project output – seminar by one of our fellows in Madrid
    Project output – seminar by one of our fellows in Madrid
    Comments Off on Project output – seminar by one of our fellows in Madrid

    On March 5, 2019 our fellow David Blanco gave a 2h seminar for professors and doctoral students at the Department of Basic Psychology and Methodology of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) focusing on the content and progress of his PhD project under the MiRoR project, “Assessing interventions to improve adherence to reporting guidelines”. After…

    Read more
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
Logo of EC
Logo of Marie Curie

Back to Top