Next Thursday, March 5th, noon-1, NCBI will host a webinar outlining how to use My NCBI to report public access policy compliance for NIH grant holders. Topics will include the NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS and PubMed Central submissions, creating My NCBI accounts, use of My Bibliography to report compliance to eRA Commons and using SciENcv to create BioSketches. Preregistration required.
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) invites applications from early career researchers for its fellowship program. Research Data Alliance (RDA) is a dynamic and young global organization that seeks to eliminate the technical and social barriers to research data sharing. Research Data Alliance/US Call for Fellows.
Statistics for Biologists, pulls together articles from Nature journals which highlight important statistical issues that biologists should be aware of and provide practical advice to help them improve the rigor of their work. More information: Statistics for biologists – A free Nature Collection
Your might find some of this useful: Reproducibility in Science: A Guide to enhancing reproducibility in scientific results and writing. It has sections on tools, how to share data with a statistician, data storage and more. This manual is being written collaboratively on Github.
Speaking of reproducibility, you may find this editorial about sharing code interesting: Ctrl alt share. Scientific Data 2, Article number: 150004 (2015) doi:10.1038/sdata.2015.4
I found this PLOS One article very helpful: Researcher Perspectives on Publication and Peer Review of Data. John Ernest Kratz, Carly Strasser. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117619. It reports a survey of ~ 250 researchers across the sciences and social sciences. Clearly there is a distance to go before we all know as much as we need to know about data sharing, publication, and validation.
New post helping to document SciENcv, a tool which will be useful for NIH and NSF proposal writers. My Bibliography and SciENcv: How to Delegate Authority to Others to Edit/Create Your Profile and Collections