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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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  • The first MiRoR Journal Club experience: a setting for critical thinking 
    The first MiRoR Journal Club experience: a setting for critical thinking 
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    “Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you’re thinking in order to make your thinking better.” Richard W. Paul Methods in Research on Research (MiRoR) project aims to encourage critical thinking and to promote effective research communication. As a strategy to pursue these goals, the MiRoR project launched a Journal Club. The activity is…

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  • Interview with Professor Doug Altman
    Interview with Professor Doug Altman
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    The renowned statistician and medical researcher Professor Doug Altman was recently interviewed by the MiRoR research fellows. The interview covers questions about his career, research interests, thoughts on the current research climate and advices for young research fellows. The transcript is available below. Did you know from the very beginning that you wanted to be…

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  • Why Research Integrity isn’t just somebody else’s problem?
    Why Research Integrity isn’t just somebody else’s problem?
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    Liz Wager from Sideview, one of the MiRoR project partners, organised a very interesting webinar on Research Integrity on November 15, 2016. Covering topics such as plagiarism, authorship, ethics and redundant publications, the webinar is part of the MiRoR training programme. The recording is now available online for all people interested in the topic.

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  • MiRoR project highlight – Peer-review content and communication process in two major biomedical journals
    MiRoR project highlight – Peer-review content and communication process in two major biomedical journals
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    My research considers peer-review content and the communication process in major biomedical journals such as the BMJ. I have always been interested in interpersonal communication and in the way information is disseminated – this is why I started my studies in the area of health through a BSc in ‘Health Communication’ and, subsequently, a MSc…

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  • 4th ICTMC & 38th SCT Meeting
    4th ICTMC & 38th SCT Meeting
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    The 4th International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference, held jointly with the Society for Clinical Trials Annual Meeting 2017, is taking place on May 7-10, 2017 in Liverpool (UK). This event promises to be a unique opportunity for those working in clinical trials to collaborate at a world leading conference venue to discuss the issues pertinent…

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  • The MiRoR consortium meets the 15 research fellows
    The MiRoR consortium meets the 15 research fellows
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    With 13 different nationalities and diverse backgrounds (Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Pharmacy and Computer Science) the 15 MiRoR research fellows aim to develop a network of young researchers dedicated to increase research value and reduce waste. The consortium met them all for the first time during the MiRoR network meeting in Ghent (October 17-18, 2016): ESR introduced…

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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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