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A Framework for Reproducible, Interactive Research: Application to health and social sciences [article]

Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Clarissa G. Rodrigues, Luciano de Andrade, Jose Eduardo Santana, Amrapali Zaveri, Ricardo Pietrobon
2013 arXiv   pre-print
The aim of this article is to introduce a reporting framework for reproducible, interactive research applied to Big Clinical Data, based on open source technologies.  ...  All the information is then published and gathered in a website for different projects. This framework is free and user friendly and is proposed to enhance reproducibility of health-science reports.  ...  Thus, the aim of this article is to introduce a simple reporting framework for reproducible, interactive research applied to health and social scienc.  ... 
arXiv:1304.5688v1 fatcat:ujxrjqywwfh5fikt6cpszjimne

Fractal to Non-Fractal Morphological Transitions in Stochastic Growth Processes [chapter]

José Roberto Nicolás-Carlock, Víctor Dossetti, José Luis Carrillo-Estrada
2017 Fractal Analysis - Applications in Health Sciences and Social Sciences  
In this chapter, we show how numerical and theoretical fractal analyses provide a universal description to the well observed fractal to nonfractal morphological transitions in particle aggregation phenomena  ...  From the formation of lightning-paths to vascular networks, diverse nontrivial selforganizing and self-assembling processes of pattern formation give rise to intricate structures everywhere and at all  ...  With regard to the latter, there are two physical mechanisms related to these interactions and two models that are able to reproduce their effects.  ... 
doi:10.5772/67941 fatcat:uwf774knsnc2xjbwcuzhxfxgy4

The application of Signalling Theory to health-related trust problems: The example of herbal clinics in Ghana and Tanzania

Kate Hampshire, Heather Hamill, Simon Mariwah, Joseph Mwanga, Daniel Amoako-Sakyi
2017 Social Science and Medicine  
', Social science medicine., Additional information: Use policy The full-text may be used and/or reproduced, and given to third parties in any format or medium, without prior permission or charge, for  ...  2017) 'The application of Signalling Theory to health-related trust problems : the example of herbal clinics in Ghana and Tanzania.  ...  Ethical approval was granted by Durham University's Anthropology Ethics Committee (UK); Oxford University's Social Sciences & Humanities Inter-Divisional Research Ethics Committee (UK); the Tanzanian National  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2017.07.009 pmid:28738317 pmcid:PMC5559643 fatcat:xuiwmw7ibjcflpunimuq6i4bpa

Research impact: a narrative review

Trisha Greenhalgh, James Raftery, Steve Hanney, Matthew Glover
2016 BMC Medicine  
We review the strengths and limitations of six established approaches (Payback, Research Impact Framework, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, monetisation, societal impact assessment, UK Research Excellence  ...  Impact occurs when research generates benefits (health, economic, cultural) in addition to building the academic knowledge base.  ...  We thank Amanda Young for project management support to the original HTA review and Alison Price for assistance with database searches.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12916-016-0620-8 pmid:27211576 pmcid:PMC4876557 fatcat:zckkwy7bx5ehdhvzimu4e7f55a

Facilitating cancer systems epidemiology research

Rolando Barajas, Brionna Hair, Gabriel Lai, Melissa Rotunno, Marissa M. Shams-White, Elizabeth M. Gillanders, Leah E. Mechanic, Yi Jiang
2021 PLoS ONE  
These approaches offer a framework to account for the complexity of cancer and contribute to a broader understanding of the disease.  ...  Therefore, NCI sponsored a workshop in February 2019 to facilitate discussion about the opportunities and challenges of the application of systems epidemiology approaches for cancer research.  ...  such as the Systems Science for Social Impact program [70] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0255328 pmid:34972102 pmcid:PMC8719747 fatcat:hjddvhn4yjhptmbvoioegh3lom

Towards a Research Agenda for Promoting Responsible Research Practices

Joeri K Tijdink, Serge P J M Horbach, Michèle B Nuijten, Gareth O'Neill
2021 Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics  
on responsible research practices (RRPs); (2) to give an overview of current initiatives and already obtained results regarding RRP; and (3) to give an overview of potential future needs for research  ...  on responsible mentoring, supervision, and role modeling, (4) the effect of education and training on RRP, (5) checking for reproducibility, and (6) responsible and fair peer review.  ...  Horbach works as a postdoc at the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University, and the Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University.  ... 
doi:10.1177/15562646211018916 pmid:34037490 fatcat:2e4ywo2hbnderhsu62srshrixe

Fostering Health Equity Research: Development and Implementation of the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Chicago

Sage J. Kim, Jesus Ramirez-Valles, Karriem Watson, Paula Allen-Mears, Phoenix Matthews, Erica Martinez, Angela Odoms-Young, Martha Daviglus, Robert A. Winn
2019 Journal of Clinical and Translational Science  
, to offer a model for designing and implementing research centers that aim to address structural causes of health inequality.  ...  Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of developing and implementing a transdisciplinary community-based research center, the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Chicago  ...  We thank our team CHER Chicago for providing insight and expertise that greatly assisted the interpretations and conclusions of this article. Disclosures.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cts.2019.415 pmid:32257411 pmcid:PMC7103474 fatcat:e7kiyhe3dndl7ltr5swsn2uyie

Reproducible Epidemiologic Research

Roger D. Peng, Francesca Dominici, Scott L. Zeger
2006 American Journal of Epidemiology  
They also propose methods for reproducible research and implement them by use of a case study in air pollution and health.  ...  The authors outline a standard for reproducibility and evaluate the reproducibility of current epidemiologic research.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Funding was provided by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (grants R01ES012054 and R01ES012054-03S1), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Center  ... 
doi:10.1093/aje/kwj093 pmid:16510544 fatcat:ao6glbh7frerfcnl4obd3p3ucy

Charting the Life Course: Emerging Opportunities to Advance Scientific Approaches Using Life Course Research

Heidi A. Hanson, Claire L. Leiser, Gretchen Bandoli, Brad H. Pollock, Margaret R. Karagas, Daniel Armstrong, Ann Dozier, Nicole G. Weiskopf, Maureen Monaghan, Ann M. Davis, Elizabeth Eckstrom, Chunhua Weng (+7 others)
2020 Journal of Clinical and Translational Science  
This interdisciplinary blueprint, or theoretical framework, offers a structure for research ideas and specifies relationships between related factors.  ...  The focus of this article is to (1) delineate the differences between lifespan and life course research, (2) articulate the importance of complex systems science as a methodological framework in the life  ...  The authors would like to thank Karen Bandeen Roche, William Hay, and Rashmi Gopal-Srivastava for their valuable feedback. They would also like to thank Brenna Kelly for designing Fig. 1 .  ... 
doi:10.1017/cts.2020.492 pmid:33948236 pmcid:PMC8057465 fatcat:c2ntyoprvjbrbkfhb3cuszk7ky

Meta-research: Evaluation and Improvement of Research Methods and Practices

John P. A. Ioannidis, Daniele Fanelli, Debbie Drake Dunne, Steven N. Goodman
2015 PLoS Biology  
We provide a map of ongoing efforts and discuss plans for connecting the multiple meta-research efforts across science worldwide. Why Perform Research on Research?  ...  It includes thematic areas of methods, reporting, reproducibility, evaluation, and incentives (how to do, report, verify, correct, and reward science).  ...  in public (senseaboutscience.org) Health News Reviews Expert review of science news stories (healthnewsreview.org) REPRODUCIBILITY Center for Open Science Open science in psychology and more (  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002264 pmid:26431313 pmcid:PMC4592065 fatcat:5bhsbj7cqzdk3ire3oqxqt7rl4

Open Science In Health Research: Lessons Learned From The Cielo Project

Philip Payne, Omkar Lele, Beth Johnson, Erin Holve
2017 Zenodo  
will add the greatest value to an open science platform for the health research community.  ...  The principles and practices of Open Science offer a promising path to address both goals by facilitating: 1) increased transparency of data and methods which promotes research reproducibility and rigor  ...  to collectively reduce time and cost of research while enhancing the reproducibility, transparency, and rigor of health research.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.495794 fatcat:ydiyfdt44fbhzmw63u433kp3hy

A translational framework for public health research

David Ogilvie, Peter Craig, Simon Griffin, Sally Macintyre, Nicholas J Wareham
2009 BMC Public Health  
We therefore outline a translational framework for public health research.  ...  Summary: We propose a research agenda to advance the field and argue that resources for 'applied' or 'translational' public health research should be deployed across the framework, not  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Mark Petticrew, Paul Wilson and the members of the board of the MRC Population Health Sciences Research Network for their comments on earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-116 pmid:19400941 pmcid:PMC2681470 fatcat:67adfaczknaqdprq2auwkzyfwm

Between Bandura and Giddens: Structuration Theory in Social Psychological Research?

Seth Oppong
2014 Psychological Thought  
This paper sought to examine ST as a framework for understanding the interdependent relationship between structure and agents in the light of offering explanatory framework in social science research or  ...  In any social analysis, one can attribute observed behavioural outcomes to actions and inactions of people (agents) or to the presence or absence of certain structures or systems.  ...  Despite its strength of projecting the need for equal attention to agency and structure, application of the theory in research has failed to live to expectation.  ... 
doi:10.5964/psyct.v7i2.104 fatcat:pbe2ulhtvreldkne2tt5aaovui

Research Collaborations and Quality in Research: Foes or Friends?

Elisabetta Vaudano
2019 Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology  
A governance and leadership are critical for this to happen as well as a policy for openness and for effective data sharing.  ...  This is necessary to enable a trustful research environment where all are committed to contribute and can share the rewards.  ...  In the United States, there is a strong attention to rigour and quality in research, and the National Institute for Health has developed a specific guidance for grantees (National Institute for Health  ... 
doi:10.1007/164_2019_293 pmid:31628602 fatcat:6mtnb5n7fvgevnuuqnkssahgxq

The Multi-Partner Consortium to Expand Dementia Research in Latin America (ReDLat): Driving Multicentric Research and Implementation Science

Agustin Ibanez, Jennifer S. Yokoyama, Katherine L. Possin, Diana Matallana, Francisco Lopera, Ricardo Nitrini, Leonel T. Takada, Nilton Custodio, Ana Luisa Sosa Ortiz, José Alberto Avila-Funes, Maria Isabel Behrens, Andrea Slachevsky (+23 others)
2021 Frontiers in Neurology  
building, diplomatic coordination in local priority areas, and a knowledge-to-action framework toward a regional action plan.  ...  This scenario places unprecedented clinical, social, and economic burden upon patients, families, and health systems.  ...  A Knowledge-to-Action Framework for a Regional Action Plan LAC-CD has advanced a Knowledge to Action Framework (KtAF) toward regional action plan for dementia (2) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2021.631722 pmid:33776890 pmcid:PMC7992978 fatcat:hhmm3mymnvbivmf45vrdkribve
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