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Subject Area: Research Analysis & Policy

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  • A PLOS Collection Meta-Research: Reporting

    Meta-research, or the scientific study of research practices, aims to characterize existing standards and ultimately improve the quality and reliability of scientific research. We collect here…

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  • A PLOS Collection Stories from the Road: ISCB Student Council Collection

    For the past 10 years the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Student Council has provided events and activities to help support and encourage young budding scientists. This article…

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  • A PLOS Collection Reporting Guidelines

    Reporting guidelines are statements intended to advise authors reporting research methods and findings. They can be presented as a checklist, flow diagram or text, and describe what is required to…

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  • A PLOS Collection Altmetrics

    Altmetrics is the study and use of non-traditional scholarly impact measures that are based on activity in web-based environments. As scholarship increasingly moves online, these metrics track…

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  • A PLOS Collection The Roots of Bioinformatics

    This collection of essays from prominent workers in the field of bioinformatics relates how selected scientific, technological, economic, and even cultural threads came to influence the development of…

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  • A PLOS Collection Public Engagement in Science

    Over the past few decades, numerous initiatives have sought to engage members of the public in decisions concerning life sciences research and biotechnologies as early as possible in their development…

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  • A PLOS Collection PLOS Pathogens & PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Twinning Collection

    PLOS Pathogens and PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases present a collection of primary research articles on topics spanning these sister journals, including: proteomics, kinetoplastids, insect vectors…

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  • A PLOS Collection The Geopolitics of Neglected Tropical Diseases

    To commemorate the 5th Anniversary of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases (PLOS NTDs), we are releasing a collection focusing on geographic perspectives on the global burden of the neglected tropical…

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  • A PLOS Collection Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Measuring Progress 50 Years Later

    In 2010, a multi-disciplinary, international conference in Washington, DC addressed opportunities and challenges to implementing alternatives to animal research. This symposium aimed to advance the…

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  • A PLOS Collection Biocurators

    The number and scope of scientific databases has soared in recent years, creating a new profession, the biocurator. These "museum catalogers of the Internet age" face a continuous struggle…

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