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Biomedical Journals Lay Down Some Transparency Markers

Both Nature and Science are noting in their latest issues the results of a June conference they co-convened with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  At that conference, editors from over 30 journals, along with other scientific leaders in biomedical fields, met to discuss principles and guidance for reporting pre-clinical research. 208 more words

Science Policy: General

A New Innovation Research Network Worth Following

The University of Michigan has announced the formation of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS), to be housed in its Institute for Social Research… 149 more words

Research Assessments

Study That Prompted Allegations Of NIH Interference Found Wanting

In March 2013 the Office for Human Subjects Research Protections (OHRP) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that some of the informed consent provisions… 231 more words


Making Peer Reviewers More Visible, And Maybe Easier To Recruit

The topic of this post provides a good opportunity to remind readers that I am a science policy analyst, not a research scientist in science policy.  342 more words

Science Policy: General