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If You Were Going To Pay Peer Reviewers, How Would You Do It?

According to ScienceInsider, an open access journal in the United Kingdom is going to pay for peer review.  Collabra, an open access journal that will be formally introduced tomorrow, will use $250 from each article processing fee ($875) to form a fund to pay reviewers and editors.  221 more words

Research Assessments

Vehicle Miles Trend Assumptions Vary Between Agencies

January 2 – edited to correct Mr. Sundquist’s name.


Alexis Madrigal highlighted this 2013 post from Eric Sunderland Sundquist at the State Smart Transportation Institute… 243 more words

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What's In A New Name - The National Center For Complementary And Integrative Health

One of the Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) changed its name.  The newly christened National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  231 more words

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Peer Review - Even Patients Can Participate

From ScienceInsider comes word of a journal looking to involve patients in all parts of the research and publication process, including peer review.  Research Involvement and Engagement… 191 more words

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NIH IRB Proposal Reflects Proposed Common Rule Changes

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a request for comments on a draft policy concerning Institutional Review Boards (IRB).  The NIH proposes allowing multi-site research studies to… 116 more words

Science Policy: General