On the 19th, 23rd and 26th of February, BioMed Central hosted three roadshows in Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland respectively. Here is a selection of the conversation on Twitter about publishing, open access and peer review.
A workshop on publication bias in animal research reveals the importance of publishing negative results and the role of preclinical study registration. But is there a one-size solution that could fit all?
A recent report in a series on ‘science and society’ from the Pew Research Center suggests scientists believe there’s a gap between public interest in and public understanding of science. Open access has a key role in bridging this gap.
Last month marked the highly anticipated launch of our new journal, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, which will address the void left by publication bias against these fundamental study types. We spoke to Dr Gillian Lancaster, Editor-in-Chief, to find out how this will shape the future of research.