Month: August 2009

CFS: Healing Arts Feature (J of General Internal Med)

The Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM) is seeking submissions for a narrative medicine feature entitled Healing Arts. Submissions may be solicited or unsolicited, and will be peer reviewed. They seek two types of high quality work: • Text and Context consists of excerpts from literature (novels, short stories, poetry, plays or creative non-fiction) of … Continue reading CFS: Healing Arts Feature (J of General Internal Med)

Advertisements

Chronicle: Is the Peer-Review System Broken?

Daniel J. Myers, professor of sociology and associate dean for research, graduate studies, and centers in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, says that the peer-review system (both for journals and book publishers) is not working, overwhelming many faculty with excessive review … Continue reading Chronicle: Is the Peer-Review System Broken?

Chronicle: Publication in High-Impact Journals Is Found to Reinforce Advantage

Briefly noted in the Chronicle of Higher Education (26 Aug 2009) on line: "A study by researchers at the University of Quebec at Montreal has affirmed that the principle of the rich get richer applies in the world of academic publishing, finding that papers published in high-impact journals collect about twice as many citations as … Continue reading Chronicle: Publication in High-Impact Journals Is Found to Reinforce Advantage

CFS: Women’s Health (BRN)

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH FOR NURSING (Integrating Biobehavioral Research into Health Care) SPECIAL ISSUE: Women’s Health Across the Lifespan Guest Editors: Margaret McLean Heitkemper, PhD, RN, FAAN; Carol A. Landis, DNSc, RN, FAAN; Nancy F. Woods, PhD, RN, FAAN Deadline: September 15, 2009 Health disparities between men and women start at the beginning of life, with fewer … Continue reading CFS: Women’s Health (BRN)

Chronicle: How to Write an Outreach Grant Proposal

In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Karen M. Markin (director of research development at the University of Rhode Island's research office) offers guidance on writing a successful outreach grant application: Identify the problem or need; define general goals and specific objectives; provide a road map for how the objectives will be achieved; … Continue reading Chronicle: How to Write an Outreach Grant Proposal