Tag Archives: Conferences

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 »

Addressing health literacy gaining traction

As mentioned previously, health literacy is “the ability to get information, understand it, and use information to lower risk and better health.” People “with low health literacy are more likely to report poor health, have an incomplete understanding of their health problems and treatment, and are at greater risk of hospitalization” (Pawlak, 2005). Many organizations, …Read More »