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EASE organises two series of member exclusive webinars each year in Spring and Autumn. These are given by industry experts on a range of hot topics and perennial favourites. Each webinar lasts for one hour, with a presentation and time for Q&A and general discussion.
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This edition of the EASE Webinar series, exclusively for EASE members, will give an overview of various ways in which editors can enhance the ethical standards of papers published in in their journals. Register on the event page Poor reporting of scientific research, particularly any that involves animals or human subjects, is unethical, as it wastes time and resources, might cause unnecessary suffering, and might lead to inaccuracy in the scientific record. Speaker: Dr Joan Marsh, Deputy Editor, The Lancet…Find out more »
The April edition of our member-exclusive Webinar Series will provide expert insights into effective peer-review and the different roles of reviewers and editors in the process. The session will also cover different peer review models and unpack the characteristics of a constructive peer-review report. Register on the event page Speaker Dr Bahar Mehmani – EASE Council / Reviewer Experience Lead for Elsevier Session content: the peer-review process and the role of editors different peer review models the role of peer…Find out more »
We are proud to be co-organising the May edition of our EASE Webinar Series, with GENDRO. Shirin Heidari will present the rationale for sex and gender considerations in research, provide an overview of the SAGER guidelines and offer concrete steps how authors, reviewers and editors can improve gender reporting in scholarly research and publication. Register on the event page Speaker Dr Shirin Heidari, President, GENDRO and Founding chair EASE Gender Policy Committee Overview There is a growing recognition of the…Find out more »
Member webinar: Preprints and publishing 2020 and 2021 were a watershed period for publishing when the use of preprints (i.e. articles posted before formal review) became a normalised activity for many researchers. Although used extensively in several communities for many years (e.g. on the ArXiv.org site) it is their use in the biomedical sciences which has proved momentous for publishing. However, they are not without problems and this presentation will consider the place of preprints within the academic and conference…Find out more »
18 January 2022
The first in the 2022 series, Dr Padmanabhan Balaram, presents his ideas on how editors can enhance the quality of research content in their journals.
22 February 2022
Simon Linacre, of Cabells, takes a look at deceptive journals, why they are problematic and how to avoid them.
22 March 2022 1pm-2pm (UK time)
The editorial team of Pharmactuel will present how they evaluated its journal processes for compliance regarding 56 ICMJE and 22 COPE criteria for ethical practices.
EASE Training Committee member Gareth Dyke will lead this hour session, looking at how the Plain English approach can help make your writing clearer and more accessible, and make you a more effective science communicator.
EASE Training Committee member Gareth Dyke will lead this hour session, looking at how the Plain English approach can help make your writing clearer and more accessible, and make you a more effective science communicator.Find out more »
Presentations from the two winners of the Cochrane Award for Reducing Waste in Research prize.
EASE Webinar - Winners of the Cochrane Award for reducing waste in research present their initiatives Tuesday, 17 May 2022 - 3pm-4pm UK time We are pleased to announce that the winners of the Cochrane Award for reducing waste in research have agreed to present their initiatives in a joint webinar. The first prize winners were Jeremy Grimshaw and John Lavis, COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making (COVID-END) Second place was Paula Williamson, from University of Liverpool, MRC-NIHR Trials Methodology…Find out more »