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Scismic: Enhancing and diversifying scientific hiring

Scismic was founded to help facilitate scientists’ transition from academia to industry. Its two platforms – Scismic Job Seeker and Scismic Lab Seeker – ensure job-seeking scientists find fulfilling work that truly matches their unique skillsets. Scismic has overcome several weaknesses inherent in traditional hiring models, and provides a job-matching platform that saves time, alleviates confusion, and reduces the biases […]

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MERICS: Researching contemporary China in Europe

The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is a European research institute which seeks to enhance knowledge about contemporary China in Europe. Based in Berlin, but with close connections to capitals across Europe, MERICS is harnessing global expertise to deliver nuanced insights into China and Chinese international relations. Countering the widespread misunderstanding of China which exists in European public debate, […]

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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund: Cutting-edge regenerative medicine

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MCSRF) is devoted to developing and supporting innovative research into all aspects of stem-cell-based technologies. Through its diverse program structure, the MSCRF is intimately involved in every stage of the stem cell journey – from pre-clinical lab discovery to clinical patient trials. Importantly, it remains forward thinking, ensuring the next generation of researchers have […]

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Ripeta: Enhancing scientific integrity

Ripeta is an automated tool designed with a simple but vital objective: to enhance the credibility, reproducibility, and trustworthiness of scientific research papers. Its algorithms use several important metrics to assess the integrity of a paper, stemming the tide of untrustworthy science one paper at a time. Research Outreach caught up with Dr Leslie McIntosh, Ripeta’s founder and CEO, to […]

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The Winton Centre: A vital time for nuanced risk communication

The Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, based at the University of Cambridge, UK, was established with a simple belief: that everyone deserves to hear accurate evidence concerning matters which are important to their lives. Never has this core tenet been so vital, or so widely scrutinised, as during the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with the Centre’s Executive Director, […]

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Scientific communication: Learning from the COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken place in an age of rapid digital communication. Scientific voices can become lost in the noise. Worse, some were not accessible to the general public in the first place. On 7th December 2020, Project ECHO held a Global Series webinar: “COVID-19 global learning collaborative – science and the response to the COVID-19 ‘infodemic’”. The goal […]

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The Orangutan Project: How a successful not-for-profit organisation is working to protect Critically Endangered orangutans from extinction

The Orangutan Project was founded in 1998 by orangutan expert and conservationist Leif Cocks. Today, it takes a multifaceted approach to conservation, targeting the key threats facing the Critically Endangered orangutan population. Leif Cocks told us about the vital work of the Project, and about his own ethics which underpin the conservation work. Orangutans are facing an existential threat. As vast tracts […]

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Finger on The Pulse: Spotlighting the people behind the science headlines

Where does personality come from? What’s it like to work in the emergency room during a global pandemic? Is there a cure for heart ache? Weekly podcast The Pulse asks the science and health questions you want to know the answers to, and those you hadn’t thought of yet. In this interview, host and executive producer Maiken Scott told Research […]

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Making an impact: How Altmetric tells researchers more about their work

Founded in 2011, Altmetric is the data and metrics tool that begins to measure the impact of research from the moment it is published, allowing researchers to see how, why and where their work is being used, discussed and expanded upon. CEO Kathy Christian told us how Altmetric works, why it is so important and who is already using it. […]

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An age-old problem: How SENS Research Foundation is looking at age-related disease in a new way

Despite time, energy and money being poured into age-related disease research around the world, humans are yet to find cures for illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. SENS Research Foundation believe this is because current research is approaching the problem from the wrong angle. Research Outreach found out more from the Foundation’s Chief Science Officer and co-founder Dr […]

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