The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (GEIS), taking place in Melbourne from 22-24 October 2018, will deliver the latest evidence synthesis and implementation research and practice strategies for improving the lives of individuals, families and communities globally. GEIS 2018 has an impressive line-up of speakers from around the world. Alongside headlining speaker Caroline Fiennes, other key summit speakers include Hirokazu […]
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Dr. Soumyadeep Bhaumik, longtime EBR member in healthcare businesses magazine – on the need for evidence based research in India for Plotting the Long Road to Recovery of Healthcare Research […]
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“BMC Systematic Reviews” have made a call for papers: Automation in systematic reviews. Series Editor is Professor Joseph Lau. “Systematic Reviews” invites you to submit to our new thematic series, ‘Automation in systematic reviews’. In this series, the Editors invite authors to submit articles about innovative uses of computer technologies in producing systematic reviews. For […]
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We are pleased to welcome two new members to our Steering Group – Caroline Blaine and Jennifer Yost. Caroline is Deputy Head of Content at the BMJ Knowledge Centre. Her interest in the EBRNetwork is from the perspective of a publisher and also for the purpose of knowledge transfer. A systematic review before any new study prevents […]
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Judith van Luijk, PhD student at Radboud University Medical Center, recently submitted her PhD thesis entitled: “The Next Steps Towards Responsible Animal-based Research”. The thesis concerns research into the effectiveness of the 3Rs and systematic reviews (SRs) of animal studies, and what SRs can contribute to animal-based research and what actions are needed. This work contributes to […]
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We are happy to announce that the BMJ paper: Towards Evidence Based Research is now available in Italian thanks to the GIMBE Foundation. The Italian version is published in Evidence – GIMBE’s own open access journal. We are extremely grateful to Nino Cartabellotta and his colleagues for making this possible. […]
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The EBRNetwork would like to acknowledge one of the giants on whom shoulders we stand. Eugene Garfield was a giant in publishing metrics, including writing about the failure to cite prior research for which he coined the terms ‘bibliographic negligence’ and ‘citation amnesia’. Tributes may be found here: Obituaries: The first was published a few […]
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It’s estimated that 85% of medical research is wasted. The waste comes from asking the wrong question, bad design or poor reporting – and in a study carried out with colleagues from around the world, and published online in The Lancet, we found that at the root of this issue were funding bodies not taking […]
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We have 100 members! Thanks to everyone who is supporting us! If you are not a member yet sign up here […]
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Welcome to the seminar “Redundant and dangerous health research – how can you support better research practices?” The seminar is organised in collaboration with the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice and is a follow-up to the seminar about evidence-based research and redundant health research in Norway that the Centre and the EBRNetwork arranged in December 2014. […]
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