FDA proposes electronic 510(k) submission template
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering a new optional electronic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA seeks help to prevent vaping-related lung injuries FDA reinstates Raleigh Radiology's accreditation FDA takes action to counter novel coronavirus FDA to host workshop on medical applications of AR, VR FDA finalizes easier rules for CADe software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 26, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Free Publication - AARP Rural Livability Workshop Report
You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’s terms, conditions and policies apply. ... Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 26, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Safety Guidance Should Farm Families Be Aware Of?
Discussion “The agriculture industry is consistently ranked as one of the most hazardous industries in the United States with some of the highest rates of work related injuries and deaths. Agriculture is a unique profession in that children who live on farms are exposed to, and in participate in, the family business of farming. Moreover, children who work on their family farm fall outside the regulation of governmental safety and labor practices….There is often little separation between work areas and play or living areas, thus children living on or visiting a farm may be in close proximity to safety hazards. ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Epidemic preparedness workshop explores key role of interdisciplinary research
Today the MRC, theAcademy of Medical Sciences and the InterAcademy Partnership, publish the findings from a two-day meeting on epidemic preparedness held in October 2019. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - February 22, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Short Takes
iDigBio, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), and Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) have opened registration for the Biodiversity Summit 2020 to be held September 20-25, 2020 in Alexandria, Virginia. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/biodiversity-summit-2020-tickets-85264844445. Registration is free, but all participants must register and display credentials. Deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2020. For more information visit: https://www.idigbio.org/content/biodiversity-summit-2020. The Department of State is holding an information session...
Source: Public Policy Reports - February 18, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together experts from several disciplines and multiple sectors to discuss the appropriate study designs needed to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of ctDNA cancer screening tests and to support claims of cancer screening.
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Registration is required by 4:00 PM EST on April 6, 2020. Find out more about the workshop. https://go.usa.gov/xdRb7  
Registration is required by 4:00 PM EST on April 6, 2020. Find out more about the workshop. https://go.usa.gov/xdRb7  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The purpose of this public workshop is to discuss modeling and simulation practices currently used in health technologies by industry and to develop a framework for evaluating and assessing the utility of computational modeling and simulation in health technologies
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Join us on April 13-15, 2020 (3 days), the @US_FDA will host a public workshop entitled “ Towards Good Simulation Practices in Health Technologies. ” pic.twitter.com/navUtbZK7N
Join us on April 13-15, 2020 (3 days), the @US_FDA will host a public workshop entitled “Towards Good Simulation Practices in Health Technologies.” pic.twitter.com/navUtbZK7N (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

State of the Science for Multiple Myeloma: Change in the Right Direction
In a workshop conducted by the FDA and AACR, researchers from various institutions discussed the current state of African American outcomes and treatment in multiple myeloma trials and the clinical implications. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - February 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Recommendations for Under-Representation of African Americans in Multiple Myeloma
In a workshop conducted by the FDA and the AACR, working groups came together to address disparities in the representation of African Americans in multiple myeloma clinical trials and to create a set of recommendations in an attempt resolve them. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - February 14, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Cochrane Information Specialist Support Team Member
Specifications: Part time (1 day per week), we anticipate this being a secondment from a Cochrane Group, but we will also consider suitably qualified independent consultants.Salary: £35,000 FTE per annum, will be prorated for 1 day per weekLocation: RemoteApplication Closing Date: 09 March 2020 (Midnight GMT)CIS Support Team members will provide both introductory and ongoing support and training to the CIS community in the areas related to Cochrane editorial processes, information technology, and study identification methods. Support and training will be guided by the needs of practicing CISs and current Cochrane pol...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Fungal Pathogen Genomics workshop
For the past three years, a week-long Fungal Pathogen Genomics workshop  has run at the Sanger Inst in Hinxton UK, generously supported by the Wellcome Trust Advanced Courses program.  This workshop provides exposure to many publicly-available informatics resources (EnsemblGenomes, FungiDB, MycoCosm, SGD/CGD), and is primarily intended for lab-based fungal biologists (i.e. not just computational biologists).  Recent participants have found the workshop extremely valuable.Courses& Workshops (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - February 12, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Dealing with difficult people and situations – courageous conversations
This workshop looks at workplace challenges and fears, what causes stress in these difficult situations, and how to cope with them. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2020, NLM Announces Curation at Scale Workshop
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce a two-day Curation at Scale Workshop, to be held on April 27-28, 2020 on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - February 11, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Computational Medicine Codeathon and AWS workshop at Chapel Hill in March
NIH is pleased to announce a computational medicine-focused codeathon. To apply, please complete the application form by February 18, 2020. We will also be offering a free workshop on Practical Data Science with Amazon SageMaker the day before the codeathon. Read … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - February 11, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

Phoenix Startup Week 2020: 6 days, 100 speakers for 2,000 entrepreneurs
This year ’s sixth annual Phoenix Startup Week promises six days of informative workshops, inspirational speaker sessions, multiple happy hours and limitless networking opportunities. Billed as the Valley's largest entrepreneurial event, Startup Week is designed to bring more than 2,000 entrepreneurs and business leaders together for a week of education, connection and support, said Kate Rogers, the Startup Week co-leader. “The focus of the week is to bring people together to learn and grow,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

MD & amp;M West 2020 Coming to Anaheim, CA
By 2025, the global medical device manufacturing market is expected to reach $200 billion, driven by an aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, advancements in technology, and other factors. Manufacturers, suppliers, and engineers across the supply chain have seen a shift from the traditional healthcare model to one that’s predictive and offers patients more options for managing their own health. To keep up with these new trends and demands, connecting with peers is more important than ever in order to understand the latest processes and technologies to develop innovative solutions th...
Source: MDDI - February 5, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design Source Type: news

NLM announces Curation at Scale Workshop
Data curation plays a critical role in today’s biomedical research and ensures scientific data will be accessible for future research and reuse. To improve the speed and scope of manual curation, computer automation/assistance is becoming increasingly desired.  The National Library … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - February 4, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

Today, FDA cohosted a public workshop with @MDIConline on Advancing Emergency Use Diagnostic Products Toward Full Marketing Status. Planned well before the #coronavirus outbreak, it ’ s especially timely now. http://bit.ly/36WxpC2   pic.twitter.com/YAkUgNSqqp
Today, FDA cohosted a public workshop with @MDIConline on Advancing Emergency Use Diagnostic Products Toward Full Marketing Status. Planned well before the #coronavirus outbreak, it’s especially timely now. http://bit.ly/36WxpC2  pic.twitter.com/YAkUgNSqqp (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

CEE Transitional Bonding Course March 12-13
Cosmedent ’s Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) has scheduled a lecture and hands-on workshop entitled, “Transitional Bonding: The Formula for Solving Complex Cases with Composite”, presented by Dr. Corky Willhite, Thursday and Friday, March 12-13, 2020. In this course, you will learn a new treatment option for patients who need major treatment due to wear, erosion and fractured cusps. Learn how to get better results by opening the VDO all while minimizing the amount of tooth reduction in addition to restoring a debilitated case with a reversible but long-lasting option all with composite. For m ore inf...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 4, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Public Workshop: FDA/FTC Workshop on a Competitive Marketplace for Biosimilars - 03/09/2020 - 03/09/2020
The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss FDA and FTC ’s collaborative efforts to support appropriate adoption of biosimilars, discourage false or misleading statements about biosimilars, and deter anticompetitive behaviors in the biologic marketplace. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 3, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Action competence after the course "First Aid in Suicide Hazard" - a quantitative study from ten Norwegian municipalities - Skrindo AS, S æheim A.
The workshop Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is delivered by the organisation Vivat Suicide Prevention (Vivat). Vivat is one of the suicide preventive actions from the Norwegian Directorate of Health. In a quantitative survey, we looke... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

$18 million gift will expand whole-person care for patients and families facing cancer
An $18 million commitment from the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, led by Dr. Victoria Mann Simms and Ronald Simms, will support UCLA ’s expansion of integrative psychosocial care for people with cancer and their families into communities throughout Southern California.The gift toUCLA Health will fund an endowment to sustain and expand theSimms/Mann –UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, which provides psychosocial care — usually free of charge — to patients and families dealing with the emotional, psychological and physical burdens of cancer and its treatment. It is the lead gift in a new campaign by...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Free respiratory and allergy workshops announced
The MIMS Workshops Respiratory and Allergy Learning Series is returning for its third year. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - January 30, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: MIMS Source Type: news

Applications open for free 'Standing up for Science' workshop
The Standing up for Science workshop will be held in Manchester on 27 March. The workshop is open to early career researchers (PhD students, post-doctoral fellows or equivalents) across all STEM and social science fields and is free to attend.We have some amazing panellists lined up for this workshop, including policy experts, science journalists and researchers with extensive media experience, so we'd love to have as many researchers as possible make use of the opportunity to learn from them.Venue: University of ManchesterDate: 27 MarchTime: 10:00-17:00 Application...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 29, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

PDA Announces U.S. Conference Schedule
Association plans 12 conferences/workshops and dozens of training courses.(PRWeb January 29, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/pda_announces_u_s_conference_schedule/prweb16865161.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA takes action to counter novel coronavirus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) outlined steps it plans to take...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Abnormal chest CT findings anchor coronavirus outbreak X-ray, CT uncover novel coronavirus-infected pneumonia FDA to host workshop on medical applications of AR, VR FDA finalizes easier rules for CADe software Carestream wins FDA clearance for tomosynthesis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA/CDER-AACR-IASLC Workshop to Address the Criticality of Tobacco Use Assessment in Oncology Therapeutic Trials - 02/28/2020 - 02/28/2020
The primary goal of the Workshop is to provide a forum for open discussion to improve public understanding of the significance of persistent tobacco use on outcomes in clinical trials that test therapies for cancer, cardiovascular, and pulmonary diseases. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 27, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA-AACR Workshop to Examine Under-representation of African Americans in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials - 02/13/2020 - 02/13/2020
FDA-AACR Workshop to Examine Under-representation of African Americans in Multiple Myeloma Clinical Trials (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 23, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA to host workshop on medical applications of AR, VR
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled for March 5 a public...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual reality shows value in x-ray patient positioning AR, 3D printing make waves in cardiac care 3D VR models improve kidney-sparing surgery outcomes AR, ultrasound boost efficiency of needle injections AI, AR enable real-time pain assessment on virtual brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Low/no calorie sweeteners can make a useful contribution to public health strategies
(International Sweeteners Association (ISA)) A new scientific report, published in Nutrition Research Reviews, gathers the consensus of 17 experts who reviewed during a dedicated workshop the scientific evidence around low/no calorie sweeteners, including in the context of public health recommendations. The experts agreed these have a beneficial role to play in helping reducing sugar and calorie intake, and on the need for evidence-based communication to ensure more informed public health decisions and public attitudes towards low/no calorie sweeteners. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Twin Pillars: Upholding National Security and National Innovation in Emerging Technologies Governance
Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Published: 1/23/2020. This 41-page report assesses the current effectiveness of the U.S. federal government approach to emerging technologies, with recommended actions to enhance governance in domestic and international contexts, developed at a workshop held in October 2019. Participants addressed the public health and safety challenges of an emerging technology, the Global Health Security Agenda, and the need to establish pre-crisis partnerships prior to a massive cyberattack or global pandemic. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2020 Annual HSS Sports Medicine Symposium
Don’t miss the premiere sports medicine conference of the year, from HSS, the hospital that serves more than 30 pro sports teams -- highlights include advances in managing articular cartilage,  concussion management, the athlete’s hip, the adolescent athlete, team physician roundtable, interactive workshops and more! Early bird pricing through March 13! (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 22, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured CME Courses Events Source Type: news

The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers launches ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’
To accelerate the implementation of research data solutions, The International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM) has launched the ‘STM 2020 Research Data Year’ – a dedicated action plan to increase the number of journals with data policies, expand the number of journals depositing data links and grow the volume of citations to datasets. In any field of study, the sharing of data is one of the most fundamental aspects of maintaining the integrity of research. The availability of research data plays a vital role in ensuring reproducibility and the ongoing develop...
Source: News from STM - January 22, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Latest Source Type: news

Data-Driven Strategies and Creative Approaches to Addressing HIV Get Results in South Sudan
January 21, 2020As the number of new HIV infectionsrises in South Sudan and the country struggles to provide high-quality health care during an ongoing civil war,IntraHealth International is partnering with the Ministry of Health and health workers to make better care available to more people.In 2018, only 24% of people living with HIV in South Sudan knew their status and only 16% of people living with HIV were on treatment,according to UNAIDS. The epidemic is concentrated among certain groups that face barriers to health care and higher risks of infection, especially female sex workers, orphans, and vulnerable children. T...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: South Sudan HIV & AIDS Community Engagement Digital Health Human Resources Management Health in Conflict Social Services Source Type: news

Host an Early Career Life Scientists ’ Symposium
The Physiological Society, Biochemical Society and the British Pharmacological Society, are offering early career scientists the opportunity to host anEarly Career Life Scientists’ Symposium.    With funding and logistical support from all three Societies, the ECLS scheme gives each group of early-career life scientists the chance to gain confidence, develop their skills and improve their CVs.    The application deadline is 2 March. Find more details at https://www.physoc.org/supporting-you/meeting-workshop...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 17, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Medical extended reality is growing and we want to hear from you on best evaluation practices in virtual reality and augmented reality in medicine. Join us at our public workshop on March 5 and share your expertise https://go.usa.gov/xdx4u   pic.twitter.com/mODEJpMZZn
Medical extended reality is growing and we want to hear from you on best evaluation practices in virtual reality and augmented reality in medicine. Join us at our public workshop on March 5 and share your expertise https://go.usa.gov/xdx4u  pic.twitter.com/mODEJpMZZn (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - January 16, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at DrAbernethyFDA) Source Type: news

FY 2020 Generic Drug Regulatory Science Initiatives Public Workshop - 05/04/2020 - 05/04/2020
FDA will hold a science-focused public workshop to provide an overview of the status of the current FY 2020 Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA) Science and Research Priorities as well as solicit input on the development of next year ’s (FY 2021) priorities. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Advancing Animal Models for Antibacterial Drug Development - 03/05/2020 - 03/05/2020
The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss progress and challenges in the development and advancement of various animal models for serious infection funded by FDA, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

New Recommendations Aim to Reduce Disparities in Clinical Preventive Services New Recommendations Aim to Reduce Disparities in Clinical Preventive Services
A workshop convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers recommendations for new research to improve delivery of preventive services and reduce disparities across 10 preventable conditions.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Novel Target Discovery and Psychosocial Intervention Development Workshop
Join NIMH ’ s Division of Translational Research for this two-day workshop focused on accelerating interdisciplinary research that supports the identification of novel targets to develop and improve non-pharmacological treatments for mental illness. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Office of Infectious Diseases Research Activities
Overview of research needs, requests for information (RFIs), public workshops/meetings, opportunities for collaboration (this applies to RFI), notable guidances related to regulatory science, externally awarded research studies, and other important regulatory science and research activities. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 13, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Identification of Concepts and Terminology for Multi-Component Biomarkers Workshop - 03/23/2020 - 03/23/2020
A productive discussion on the development of a conceptual, hierarchical& specific set of terminology needs in the biomarker domain. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Join MDIC and @US_FDA on February 3 for a workshop on collecting regulatory grade data during an emergency outbreak situation. Learn more and register today: http://bit.ly/36CodUi   pic.twitter.com/B7nncUxhgf
Join MDIC and @US_FDA on February 3 for a workshop on collecting regulatory grade data during an emergency outbreak situation. Learn more and register today: http://bit.ly/36CodUi  pic.twitter.com/B7nncUxhgf (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - January 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at MDIConline) Source Type: news

Addressing domestic violence as it relates to livelihoods in rural Tajikistan - Wood EA, Ludgate N, Mamadnazarova C.
This study investigates patterns of rural livelihoods in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan, as it relates to gender roles and responsibilities. This included a workshop in the train-the-trainer format for community workers to implement a violence participatory ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Involving communities in health and wellbeing - a practical approach
This workshop on 19 February 2020 in London for PCN involvement leads, link workers and practice managers reconsiders the role of patient participation groups in PCNs and other involvement options for local people to support health and wellbeing in communities. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 7, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NSF Announces Plan to Develop and Support NEON User Community
In a December 26, 2019 Dear Colleague Letter, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) outlined how it would promote the continued development of individuals and investigator teams conducting research using the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). The letter encourages “engagement and integration of biological and environmental science communities, and to grow convergent research across the foundation.” “Because many environmental controls, responses, and feedbacks operate over regional to continental scales, they cannot be investigated mechanisti...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 6, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Submissions for abstracts open - Cochrane Colloquium, Toronto 2020
4-7th October 2020, The Westin Harbour Castle, TorontoThe Cochrane Colloquium is Cochrane's flagship annual event. It brings people together from around the world to discuss putting research into important global health questions and promoting evidence-informed health care.This year ’s theme is ‘Rapid-Learning Health Systems,’ an approach to improve people’s experiences and health outcomes while keeping costs manageable and health care stakeholders engaged. Abstract submissions should consider the relevance to this theme.The deadline for abstract submissions is  23.59 UTC, 9 March 2020. The Com...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility - Franciszek Borys
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. TheCochrane International Mobility programme connects successful applicants with a placement in a host Cochrane Group, learning more about the production, use, and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews. The prgramme offers opportunities fo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news