COP26 is on the horizon and the world will be watching Glasgow as discussions take place that could shape our collective future. Understanding the relationship between scientific research and real world policy could not be more crucial in this...
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The short answer: yes - everywhere from clinical guidelines to food and drug safety reports to Interpol bulletins.
Predatory publishers are a growing phenomenon in academia and there is concern that their publications are being used in...
It's been great to see medical scientists embrace medRxiv as the repository of choice for new work on COVID-19. Pre-prints have never really taken off in medicine before but the pandemic has brought with it new ways of publishing and...
The COVID-19 policy dataset is a zip file of policy documents from 2020 relating to the COVID-19 pandemic (the search strategy is documented below). The documents are in PDF format and have an accompanying JSON file explaining their provenance:...
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