By: Christoph Emmerich

What is the optimum design for my animal experiment?
June 16, 2021

Within preclinical research, attention has focused on experimental design and how current practices can lead to poor reproducibility. There are numerous…

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Meta-analysis of variation suggests that embracing variability improves both replicability and generalizability in preclinical research
June 16, 2021

The long-held belief that experimental standardization begets replicability has recently been challenged – based on the observation that the reduction of…

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Standardized and reproducible measurement of decision-making in mice
June 16, 2021

Reproducibility of data has never been more at the forefront of scientific endeavour than now. In their latest contribution, the International…

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Royal Society Open Science welcomes PCI Registered Reports
June 16, 2021

The Royal Society Open Science is promoting Registered Reports (RRs) by welcoming the submission of Stage 2 Registered Reports that have been…

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The MDAR Framework – a new tool for life sciences reporting
June 16, 2021

Incomplete or imprecise reporting of life sciences research contributes to challenges with reproducibility, replicability, and biomedical applications. For the last three…

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Five rules for evidence communication
December 18, 2020

Communicating science is difficult. We were told to tell exciting stories around our scientific discoveries – and it is certainly true…

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PAASP publication in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery: Improving target assessment in biomedical research – the GOT-IT recommendations
December 18, 2020

The PAASP team has published an article in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, together with research groups from the Fraunhofer IME-TMP and the…

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Biological vs technical replicates: Now from a data analysis perspective
March 31, 2020

We have discussed this topic several times before (HERE and HERE). There seems to be a growing understanding that, when reporting an experiment’s…

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Newsletter December 2019
December 18, 2019

News        – New publication: Be positive about negatives – Read more        – EQIPD Stakeholder Group Meeting…

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Thoughts on How Institutions Can Promote a Culture of Research Integrity
November 22, 2019

By Dr. Michael Lauer (NIH) Link to web page

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