Editorial Research

The research conducted by scientific journals themselves is an essential for furthering knowledge. Aspects such as peer review, conflict of interest or malpractice deserve to be analysed by the publications themselves in the interests of greater transparency and quality of the results. However, despite the interest they pose to the scientific community, studies of the… 2012

Launch of Competing interests in biomedical publications

The launch of the book Competing interests in biomedical publications (a guide for editors, reviewers and authors) was held on December 13th at the Palauet in Barcelona. Speaking at the launch was the two coordinators of the book. Ana Marušić is the Chair of the Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health at University of Split School of Medicine,… 2012

2nd edition – Madrid, 7-8, November 2012

The various debates organized by the Esteve Foundation between scientists and journalists always highlighted one weakness in science journalism: lack of communication between both parties. The range of specialized courses in science for journalists is extensive, however, we cannot say that the reverse is true. Medical personnel from both the field of research and the… 2012

4th edition – Sabadell, October, 22-23 2012

If standing up and speaking in front of an audience is a source of anxiety, the stress is heightened even more when the official language of the conference, meeting or congress is English. On the 22nd and 23rd of October 2012, the Esteve Foundation organized at the Corporació Parc Taulí of Sabadell the fourth edition of the… 2012

17th edition – Córdoba, October, 17-18 2012

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2012

3rd edition – Terrassa, October, 4-5 2012

If standing up and speaking in front of an audience is a source of anxiety, the stress is heightened even more when the official language of the conference, meeting or congress is English. On the 4th and 5th of October 2012, the Esteve Foundation organized at the Fundació Docència i Recerca Mútua Terrassa the third edition of… 2012

Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the branch of medicine and biology basically concerned with the study of drug action. Some pharmacology-related associations, regulatory agencies and journals listed below are committed to educate, lead, and serve professionals in pharmacology and related areas by promoting the exchange of information and perspectives on applied pharmacology, among other functions.   Societies and… 2012

Terminology

Scientific terminology is used by scientist in the context of their professional activities. Scientific terms must be used to accurately document and communicate ideas, activities and findings to others. Scientific writing can take many forms from a lab notebook to a project report, or from a paper in an academic journal to an article in…