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Research Data Management

Although statistics is one of the primary tools of biomedical research, its misuse and abuse, whether intentional or unintentional, is widespread. It is, in fact,…
Managing research data is integral to the successful completion of the research project at hand. This article takes you through some of the key aspects of data…
Research in many subject areas or fields involves the collection, archiving, and analysis of large amounts of data. From graduate students to veteran professors,…
With the evolving nature of the scholarly landscape, researchers now have access to many different tools to manage different aspects and stages of their workflow and…
In evidence-based medicine, statistical information is critical for investigators to interpret observations and make treatment recommendations. A dichotomous way of…
Richard Poynder is an independent journalist/blogger with a particular interest in open access and its perception and application across different sections of academia…
The research deposited in repositories is not always freely or easily available
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Big data has brought an unprecedented change in the way research is conducted in every scientific discipline. Although the availability of big data sets and the…
Does big data mean good data? 5 Challenges researchers face while handling big data sets
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What does the term "big data" mean? Why is it being considered as an additional paradigm to science? In the recent years, the availability of large volumes of data has…
What does big data mean for science?
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Imagine what would happen if you woke up to realize all your research data is lost! It is possibly a researcher’s worst nightmare, something some unfortunate researchers…
Research nearly always involves measuring and counting: drawing inferences based on quantitative data is one of the distinguishing characteristics of science.