Posted on behalf of Professor Mike Clarke, Director, All Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research, Queen’s University Belfast and Co-ordinating Editor,… Read more »
She was previously Head of Communication for Open Access and the UK at Springer Science+Business Media.
Ruth has coordinated and spoken on panels on subjects ranging from science communication, evaluation of campaigns, and evidence based policy making. She has written for Nature, and appeared on the Guardian Science Podcast.
She has worked at Nature Publishing Group, as Head of Press, as a press officer at King's College London and at Cancer Research UK.
Latest posts by Ruth Francis (see all)
- Think. Check. Submit. A helpful checklist for researchers - 1st October 2015
- Mitochondrial replacement IVF: evolving attitudes to embryo research - 4th February 2015
- The Jolie effect – increasing options for patients - 19th September 2014
Posted on behalf of Helene Faure Clinical trials have been in the spotlight for a number of months in the UK, from the publications of Dr Ben Goldacre to the… Read more »
GigaScience’s Peer Review Process Goes Meta via Blogs and Twitter Posted on behalf of Laurie Goodman Seeing a blog expounding about a manuscript that is… Read more »
International Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world on the 20 May to commemorate the day in 1747 when James Lind started one of the very first… Read more »
Often referred to as the ‘the worst system imaginable except for all others’, peer review itself was under review on Monday 21 April, at the Experimental… Read more »
From 1 April 2013, all academics funded by Research Councils UK (RCUK) need to be compliant with a new open access policy. The policy requires grantees to make… Read more »
Maria Kowalczuk, BioMed Central’s Deputy Biology Editor will be speaking at the University of Sussex on Thursday 14th of March. The March Research Hive… Read more »