Category Archives: Research

Research-related postings

Submit your Poster for our Upcoming Research Reproducibility Conference

  The Research Reproducibility Conference will bring together researchers, students, and administrators for a frank discussion on how to build research integrity through reproducibility. We hope to further the dialog around open science, open data, transparency, and good research practices. The conference will be held June 15, 2018 at The University of Utah S. J. …Read More »

West Coast Systematic Review Workshop

This September, UCLA in Los Angeles will be hosting the West Coast Systematic Reviews Workshop for Researchers. The four-day, free workshop will help health science professionals learn how to best perform searches, manage citations and better understand the systematic review process. For more information or to apply please visit the workshop website    

JoVE: MLA’17 Meeting Travel Award – Mellanye Lackey

Congratulations to Mellanye Lackey, MSI! She is a recipient of the JoVE: MLA’17 Meeting Travel Award. A Librarian’s Role in Research Reproducibility: The award is intended to recognize librarians are working to advance scientific research by empowering scientists, faculty, and students with the necessary information, tools, and training to achieve research reproducibility. These librarians developed and …Read More »

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Research Reproducibility Conference Follow Up

The first Research Reproducibility Conference, sponsored by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Vice President for Research on November 14-15, 2016, brought together researchers, students, administrators, NIH representatives, and more to start a frank discussion on how institutions can help support research reproducibility and make more research true. Conference attendees furthered the …Read More »

Today! Live Stream Available for Research Reproducibility Conference

Breaking news: we are excited to announce that the following sessions of the Research Reproducibility Conference today will be live streamed on YouTube! Time Session 8:30 – 8:45 AM Opening Remarks: Melissa Rethlefsen (Utah) & Andy Weyrich (Utah) 8:45 – 9:45 AM Mayden Lecture: Hilda Bastian (NIH) 10:00 – 11:30 AM Federal Agency Support for …Read More »

EHSL faculty takes over Des Moines!

Eccles Library faculty and staff attended the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association on October 22-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. View the conference website here. The University of Utah represented about 1/3 of the presentations, including the keynote speaker!

Exhibit: Discover Utah Genomics

Discover Utah Genomics September 9 – November 2, 2016 EHSL Upper Level University of Utah scientists have been tracking down the genetic cause of disease for over 50 years. They’ve discovered over 30 genes that cause major diseases resulting in new tests and treatments that have saved thousands of lives. Now U of U scientists …Read More »

Center for Open Science Workshops

Following the discussions at the Research Reproducibility Conference, the Center for Open Science and The University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library are hosting free, practical, hands-on workshops to create more rigorous, open, impactful, and reproducible research. Join April Clyburne-Sherin, MS for a half-day on November 15, 2016 focusing on concrete steps to …Read More »

Conference Announcement & Call for Posters

Conference Announcement We are pleased to announce the Research Reproducibility Conference speakers have been confirmed. The Priscilla M. Mayden Lecturer: Hilda Bastian A long-time consumer advocate in Australia, whose career turned to analyzing evidence, communicating about it, and working to make it more accessible, Hilda Bastian now works at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) …Read More »

Announcement: Research Reproducibility 2016

Research Reproducibility Conference November 14-15, 2016 Website | Twitter Reproducibility of research is critical to the advancement of science. Bringing together researchers, students, and administrators at the first Research Reproducibility Conference to start a frank discussion on how institutions can help support research reproducibility and make more research true, we hope to further the dialog …Read More »