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Can Living Systematic Reviews help to combat the world’s greatest health challenges?

1970 saw the first human monkeypox (MPX) case reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and since then it has affected several African countries. Regarded as a neglected tropical disease endemic to Western and Central Africa, MPX has now come to surface in May 2022, with cases of MPX spreading across the world, amassing global attention. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than 31,000 cases have now been confirmed since the start of the year and 12 people have sadly died as...

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Open Thinking: Big data in Molecular Psychology

Molecular Psychology: Brain, Behavior, and Society is an open research publishing Platform for scientists, scholars and clinicians working in biological mechanisms of behavior, offering rapid publication of articles and other research outputs without editorial bias. The latest collections on this Platform cover a diverse range of articles on molecular studies, ranging from behavioural and integrative neuroscience; ethics, science and society; ethology and neurothology; neuroimaging and clinical...

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Three essential takeaways from our peer review webinar

In April 2022, we hosted a webinar on the different types of peer review used at Taylor & Francis and F1000. In this session, expert speakers Diana Marshall (Head of Reviewer Programmes, Taylor & Francis) and Lewis Willer (Senior Editorial Assistant, F1000) walked us through the most common peer review models and their benefits.    Catch up on the webinar now by watching the recording below, or keep reading for three essential takeaways from this session.  https...

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Data management supporting the research communications ecosystem

At F1000 we foster a culture of innovation to accelerate the reach of knowledge and put it in the hands of those who will shape the future. We are committed to ensuring that the partners we work with are empowered with the right knowledge and skills in order to achieve their open research ambitions. To help further this mission, Dr. Rebecca Grant, Head of Data and Software Publishing at F1000, and Matt Cannon, Head of Open Research at Taylor & Francis, hosted a workshop at the AAAS Annual Me...

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Open peer review: establishing quality 

Peer reviewers play a crucial role in scholarly publishing. The tradition of peer review is long-standing due to the importance of validating and improving academic work. F1000’s innovative model puts transparency center-stage, by publishing the full names and affiliations of reviewers, so that peer review becomes a constructive, collaborative conversation within the research community. Transparency in the peer review process is now being understood to be a hallmark for quality and accountabilit...

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Heritage collections: the invisible data source in academic publishing?

At F1000, we believe open data is an essential part of the shift towards more open research. While there are already established policies and practices for all forms of openness in the sciences, humanities researchers are still finding their feet with open data. The challenge facing humanities researchers is twofold: they must not only determine what constitutes ‘data’ in their field, but also how to manage, share, and cite it. Here, Rebecca Grant (Head of Data and Software Publishing, F1000) an...

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