By: Björn

The EQIPD Quality System was presented at the World Conference on Research Integrity
June 16, 2022

The World Conference on Research Integrity in 2022 happened in Cape Town, South Africa from May 29 to June 01. The…

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First International Society for Preclinical Research Quality Systems Launched
June 16, 2022

The Guarantors of EQIPD e.V. (GoEQIPD) announce the formation of a registered association, registered in Heidelberg Germany, to host and to ensure…

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EQIPD-PAASP working relationship
June 16, 2022

As an important step forward in the evolution of the EQIPD quality system for preclinical research, the Guarantors of EQIPD and the PAASP Network are…

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Archimedes‘ fulcrum and the “reproducibility” debate
June 16, 2022

We like to cite Dorothy Bishop who wrote several years ago: “We know how to formulate and test hypotheses in controlled…

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“Serial de-risking”: Quod licet Iovi non licet bovi?
June 16, 2022

When it comes to novel therapies, positive data has justifiably more value than negative or null data.  Indeed, positive data promises…

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Considerations for implementing electronic laboratory notebooks in an academic research environment
June 16, 2022

Stuart Higgins and colleagues describe in this review article the use of electronic laboratory notebooks (ELN) from different perspectives. First, they…

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Testing the reproducibility and robustness of the cancer biology literature by robot
June 16, 2022

Scientific results should be reproducible and robust. However, when reproducibility is tested, it is often not found (often termed ’reproducibility crisis’),…

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Bringing microscopy images to the next level
June 16, 2022

In this Nature Methods issue, the global microscopy community presented comprehensive efforts to improve reporting and reproducibility of microscopy images. Articles…

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Partnership with GoEQIPD
May 27, 2022

The Guarantors of EQIPD and PAASP Network are delighted to announce the launch of a joint effort to promote the EQIPD framework, to…

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External validity in translational biomedicine: understanding the conditions enabling the cause to have an effect
March 14, 2022

A spectre is haunting biomedical research: It appears that a substantial fraction of published research results cannot be reproduced, while spectacularly…

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