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Initiative aims to break science’s citation paywall

April 26, 2017

Want to find out whether your articles are more highly cited than others? To get at the underlying data, you’ll have to pay.


Unproven stem cell 'therapy' blinds three patients at Florida clinic

April 24, 2017

Three people with macular degeneration were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment that was touted as a clinical trial in 2015 at a clinic in Florida.


Congress and FDA nominee heap love on ‘adaptive trials’

April 21, 2017

This week, as President Donald Trump’s nominee to head FDA, Gottlieb sat before Republican lawmakers hungry for promises of “shorter time frames” for drug and device approvals, and again expressed his zeal - repeatedly - for...


Dr Rosie Gilbert wins UCL Provost's Award for Public Engagement

April 10, 2017

Congratulations to Institute of Ophthalmology student Dr Rosie Gilbert for being awarded a UCL Provost’s Award for Public Engagement for her project ‘Eating for Eye Health.’


Commission speeds up access to market of 17 innovative projects with €33.5 million

April 03, 2017

The European Commission is awarding nearly €33.5 million to bring more innovative ideas to market quicker.


Commission simplifies Horizon 2020

March 28, 2017

The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme.


Commission improves funding conditions for EU-funded researchers

March 23, 2017

Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much salary as they would get if they were working on national projects, and will be eligible for an additional bonus of up to €8000 per...


No publication without confirmation

March 17, 2017

Jeffrey S. Mogil and Malcolm R. Macleod propose a new kind of paper that combines the flexibility of basic research with the rigour of clinical trials.


Ill-informed and Unsupportive

March 14, 2017

Many GPs are ill-informed and unsupportive when tackling Britain's leading cause of blindness, new research reveals


UK scientists welcome changes to controversial research reforms

March 08, 2017

Amendments aim to protect autonomy and the independence of research funders from political interference.


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