diversity

6 tips to secure a peer review invitation

This article was originally published on Publons.com on September 6, 2018. Read now. It’s not easy breaking into the world of peer review. It often requires publishing articles and then waiting for editors to contact you. That’s a slow process for early-career researchers, who want to put their foot on the accelerator and benefit from […]

For Peer Review Week, thoughts from award-winning reviewers

September 10th marks the beginning of Peer Review Week 2018, the latest annual celebration of peer reviewing and its importance in maintaining standards of quality and integrity in research and scientific communication. The week’s official activities include webinars and workshops devoted to this year’s theme: Diversity in Peer Review. One of the organizing partners of […]

FDA guidance recommends diversity in clinical trials for medical devices, but can’t require it

The FDA often stresses the importance of enrolling diverse patient populations in clinical trials conducted to support product applications — both in industry guidance documents and during interactions with product sponsors. In Evaluation and Reporting of Age-, Race-, and Ethnicity-Specific Data in Medical Device Clinical Studies, guidance released in September 2017, the FDA makes multiple […]