In: Commentaries

Block randomisation
October 11, 2017

In this section we provide information about useful tools for designing and analyzing experiments – instruments and equipment, which we at…

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Neuroscience has quietly become a hot space for start-ups
September 28, 2017

The most recent post in the LiveSciVC blog opens with the statement: “Neuroscience has quietly become a hot space for start-ups”. Does this…

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‘Redefine statistical significance’
September 1, 2017

A P-value of < 0.05 is commonly accepted as the borderline between a finding and the empty-handed end of a research…

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Two neglected aspects when discussing research quality
August 23, 2017

Scientific Excellence vs. Research Quality Regulated vs. Non-regulated Scientific excellence is the key to advance science and to develop novel drugs….

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‘German Leibniz Institute director Karl Lenhard Rudolph guilty of misconduct’
August 17, 2017

On June 15th, 2017, The Leibniz Association, one of the largest networks of non-profit research institutions in Germany, has announced a…

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Are ‘Secret’ Software Codes part of the reproducibility crisis?
June 7, 2017

A commentary based on the two articles by Jiménez et al. and Eglen et al. about the need to publish the…

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Not allowed to publish everywhere
March 26, 2017

The Economist reported (link) that the biggest foundation in the world, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have a new policy…

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Meeting Report: Reproducible Research and Registered Reports
March 21, 2017

NIHR STATS Group: Laboratory StudiesLondon, 20 March 2017 Invited speakerThe meeting opened with a comprehensive presentation by guest speaker Professor Chris…

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The Interplay between Data Quality and Animal Welfare
February 28, 2017

The 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) originating from Russell and Burch (1959) are the guiding principles in preclinical animal research. They…

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Publish or Perish Debate at WCAA
January 30, 2017

Together with Rainer Spanagel (Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim) and Henry Kranzler (University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine), Anton…

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