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2014-06-30 23:20:46

AllMed webinar provides insight into why leadership and culture matter in peer review as well as ways hospitals can use that information to create environments for effective peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Peer review has long been regarded as an essential component of safe and effective patient care, but the process often suffers due to conflicts of interest, lack of internal expertise and resources, and unclear or inconsistent standards. During a recent AllMed webinar,...

2014-05-27 12:29:18

The Winnower is an Open Access, Open Review Publishing Platform for Scientists BLACKSBURG, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winnower, an open access online science publishing platform that employs open post-publication peer review, was officially launched today. Founded by Virginia Tech graduate student Josh Nicholson, The Winnower serves as a cost-effective alternative to traditional scientific publishing and emphasizes transparency, open discussion and debate in all...

2014-04-03 13:12:15

Individuals who wish to identify potential problems in the scientific literature can either choose to report their grievances privately (with the expectation that the issue will be appropriately handled) or they can post their accusations publicly. Clearly there are many reasons for dealing with unproven and potentially damaging allegations privately, however a new study suggests that when this route is followed a much smaller percentage of the allegations result in a correction to the...

2013-12-30 12:21:05

Canadian Publication Agency Accommodates Recommendations in the Double Blind System TORONTO, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- About Sciedu Press (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/MN38732) Sciedu Press (Linkedin) is a publication agency in Canada that publishes and promotions scientific research and education. The agency aims to disseminate scientific knowledge all over the world in the effort to raise maximum awareness in the field of research and education....

2013-12-21 23:04:06

The company widens its scope of work to offer professional peer review service to PhD scholars (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Dissertation Peer Review recently announced that it is all set to serve scholars who are pursuing doctoral programs. The spokesperson said that there are hundreds of scholars who prepare research reports and assignments for PhD programs. They will immensely benefit from the peer review service. The team that undertakes this job is composed of PhD editors who have...

2013-12-02 23:01:52

The service helps medical scholars get their works published in esteemed journals (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The academic support firm, Medical Dissertations announced the commencement of its Research Paper Publication Support service. As part of this service, the company offers features like journal recommendation, research paper editing, formatting, graphic designing and peer review. There are many academic and professional journals available, and medical scholars often have a hard time...

2013-11-25 23:29:14

Effective peer review programs identify strengths and weaknesses in existing hospital frameworks and make visible changes needed to ensure that practitioners are providing the highest standard of care. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Effective peer review programs identify strengths and weaknesses in existing hospital frameworks and make visible changes needed to ensure that practitioners are providing the highest standard of care. During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed...

2013-10-23 23:23:05

Academia tackles next building block in the movement toward open science San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Academia.edu, the world’s largest online community of scientists, today announced the company has acquired Plasmyd, a peer review and discussion platform for papers. The goal of the acquisition is to utilize Plasmyd’s experience in fostering peer review online to build a more reliable validation system around research. Joining Academia.edu are Plasmyd’s co-founders...

2013-10-05 23:02:53

Authors need not worry about rejections, as a complete feedback based revision is done under this service (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 Editor Pages has launched a dedicated service for authors whose journal papers and articles have been rejected by publishing houses. They will undertake a complete assessment of the papers and revise with a 360 degree perspective to ensure that they get accepted in the next attempt. Many a times, research papers get rejected at the first instance because of...

2013-10-05 23:02:51

Acclaimed reviewers from the domains of law, social science, medical and surgical studies, literature and IT are now part of the team (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 About 20 experts from various countries have joined Dissertation Peer Review as peer reviewers. The new members on board have already started getting a positive response, as many scholars have submitted their papers for review to these specialists. Apart from in depth domain knowledge and years of academic experience, these...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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