Articles tagged with: Sense About Science

August 15, 2017 | Dr Till Bruckner Campaigns Manager, Sense about Science

Clinical trial registration and reporting

How the AllTrials campaign is turning good intentions into positive results

Around half of all clinical trials that have been carried out on medicines we use today have never published results. That means that researchers are missing opportunities to explore new areas of research and doctors don’t have access to information they need to be sure they are making the best choices for patients.…

June 27, 2016 | Joanne Thomas, Projects and Events Coordinator and Emily Jesper, Head of Partnerships and Governance, Sense about Science

Supporting early career researchers

Q&A with Sense about Science

In this virtual Q&A, get to know Sense about Science. What do they get asked the most about peer review? How do they think journal editors can benefit from involving early career researchers in the peer review process? And what are the challenges for ECRs getting involved? Joanne Thomas and Emily Jesper from Sense about Science discuss all this and more.
October 14, 2015 | Claire Doffegnies Journals Development Coordinator

Counting down to our UK Editor Round Tables

Friday 23 October will see many of our journal editors gather at St Hugh’s College in Oxford for the first of this year’s UK Editor Round Tables. Two weeks later on 6 November, we’ll be heading further north, to The Lowry at Salford Quays, to deliver the same packed program around the theme of ‘stay ahead of the curve’. The count-down begins now, and we look forward to seeing many of you there!
September 18, 2015 | Claire Doffegnies Journals Development Coordinator

UK Editor Round Tables – what’s in store?

Check out the agenda and meet our guest speakers

We’re excited to share with you the agenda for our upcoming Editor Round Tables, taking place this autumn in Oxford at St Hugh’s College, on Friday 23 October, and Salford Quays, Manchester, at The Lowry on Friday 6 November. Read on to find out what’s in store, and to meet our guest speakers.
May 18, 2015 | Elaine Devine, Communications Manager (Author Relations)

Spread the (peer review) word

There’s still time to apply for Sense About Science’s workshop

Simple advice and guidance on peer review is essential for every researcher, and that’s why we’re continuing to support Sense About Science’s free peer review workshops, the first of which (for 2015) is being held in central London on Friday 29 May. Tell your early career researcher friends and colleagues there’s still time to apply, all they need to do is send a CV and covering letter by Friday 22 May.
January 26, 2015 | Victoria Murphy Programme Manager at Sense About Science

Why peer review matters when asking for evidence

Since Sense About Science was set up in 2002, we have been working to popularize an understanding of peer review amongst policy makers, journalists, social influencers, and civic organizations. Peer review may not be a perfect system, but asking if something is peer-reviewed is a good first question in helping people distinguish between science and opinion.
January 14, 2015 | Elaine Devine, Communications Manager (Author Relations)

Supporting authors, reviewers, and editors through peer review: essential resources

Peer review plays an integral role in helping to ensure published research is accurate, trustworthy, and meets the highest standards of research within a given field. It’s an essential part of the publication process for many journals but navigating peer review can seem like a minefield, whether you are a journal editor, someone who reviews papers, or the author.
March 11, 2014 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager - Journal Development

Peer review matters

We are pleased to be supporting Sense About Science and their Voice of Young Science (VoYS) free peer-review workshops for early-career researchers. The first VoYS peer-review workshop of 2014 will be held at King's College London on Friday April 25, 2014.