Month: May 2012

CFS: Mindfulness

Mindfulness Editor-in-Chief: Nirbhay N. Singh Advances research, clinical practice, and theory on mindfulness. This journal publishes peer-reviewed papers that examine the latest research findings and best practices in mindfulness. It explores the nature and foundations of mindfulness, its mechanisms of actions, and its use across cultures. In addition, Mindfulness features papers that address issues involving … Continue reading CFS: Mindfulness

CFS: Service User Involvement (Publ Mgmt Rev)

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Public Management Review: Service User Involvement in Healthcare Editors: Graeme Currie, Warwick Business School; Nellie El Enany, Warwick Business School; Martin Kitchener, Cardiff Business School Service user involvement has become a prominent area of healthcare policy across much of the developed world. Recent studies of this phenomenon … Continue reading CFS: Service User Involvement (Publ Mgmt Rev)

Clinical Trials: Registered Late, Published Late, Smaller Than Planned

Kent Anderson, writing in the The Scholarly Kitchen, observes: For any major medical study, the stakes are high — the results can affect how patients take care of themselves and how physicians treat disease, for years if not decades. Yet all is not well in the land of medical research, judging from a recent analysis … Continue reading Clinical Trials: Registered Late, Published Late, Smaller Than Planned

CFS: Biological Research for Nursing

BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH FOR NURSING | CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline: April 1, 2013 | SPECIAL ISSUE: Activity, Activity Restriction and Sedentarism | Guest Editors: Judith A. Maloni, PhD, RN, FAAN; Barbara A. Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN Regular physical activity can improve health status and decrease the effects of disease. However, a large percentage of the population … Continue reading CFS: Biological Research for Nursing

CFP: Intl Cong Hist Sci, Tech, & Med

The 24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine now invites proposals for stand-alone (individual) paper presentations. The deadline for submission of abstracts is Friday 30 November 2012. General information: The International Congress is the largest event in the field, and takes place every four years. Recent meetings have been held in Mexico … Continue reading CFP: Intl Cong Hist Sci, Tech, & Med

Chronicle–Writers’ Bootcamp: Summer Writing Edition 2012

Billie Hara writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education reminds us that summer is the growing season for many academic writers. Hara coaches us in some basic principles for making the summer productive: Have a writing plan. Create a writing space. Limit distractions. Create emotional space. Collect writing tools. Make writing social. Just write. The … Continue reading Chronicle–Writers’ Bootcamp: Summer Writing Edition 2012