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Thanks to all who presented at the 2019 #NDARCSeminar Series.

A number of videos are available to watch on our website including:
- Dr Fiona Shand from @blackoginst
- @AlisonRitter1 from @DrugPolicy_DPMP
- Prof Frederick Altice from Yale University

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01.06.2017

The NHMRC program grant overhaul

The NHMRC program grant overhaul: will it change the medical research landscape in Australia? Medical researchers should be conducting life-saving research, not spending half their time writing grants. from www.shutterstock.com Gaetan Burgio, Australian National University Medical research in Australia is facing some unprecedented challenges. Investment in the National and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has been…

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27.04.2017

Flattering emails will get you everywhere, except when they’re from junk journals

Flattering emails will get you everywhere, except when they’re from junk journals Simon Chapman, University of Sydney I wrote last year about junk research journals and conferences when I explored the intriguing case of a Philip Morris employee speaking at one of these conferences in Brisbane. Every researcher I know receives dozens of gushing emails…

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20.04.2017

How we edit science part 5

How we edit science part 5: so what is science? The best scientists, such as Marie and Pierre Curie, are committed to the experimental method. Wikimedia Tim Dean, The Conversation We take science seriously at The Conversation and we work hard at reporting it accurately. This series of five posts is adapted from an internal…

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20.04.2017

Heavyweight funders back central site for life-sciences preprints

Coalition of scientists and research agencies argue for a one-stop shop server Life scientists keen to share their findings online before peer review are spoilt for choice. Whereas physicists gravitate to one repository — the ‘preprint’ server arXiv — life sciences has a fast-growing roster of venues for preprints. There’s the biology-focused bioRxiv, and a biology section…

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13.04.2017

How we edit science part 4

How we edit science part 4: how to talk about risk, and words and images not to use How do we know it’s safe? Flickr/ZaldyImg, CC BY-SA Tim Dean, The Conversation We take science seriously at The Conversation and we work hard at reporting it accurately. This series of five posts is adapted from an…

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