Preprints (not yet peer-reviewed)

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Objective: The objective of this work is to obtain validity evidence for an evaluation instrument used to assess the performance level of a mastoidectomy. The instrument has been previously described and had been formulated by a multi-institutional consortium....

["Otorhinolaryngology","Science and Medical Education","Statistics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2954v1
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The relationship between the teacher and the student is changing as information becomes more readily available, and the science of education is evolving in parallel. The question then is: what is expected from the modern teacher in medicine? As young physician...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2948v1
64 downloads
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Fisheries sciences and management involve complex problems not easily addressed by a single set of stakeholders or methodologies from one discipline; accordingly, the Canadian Fisheries Research Network (CFRN) was initiated to increase fisheries research capacity...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Ecosystem Science","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy","Coupled Natural and Human Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2291v2
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The final year research project aims to introduce undergraduates to scientific research as well as encourage them to think creatively and critically about problems from different angles. However, most courses in earlier parts of the curriculum focus on well defined...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.359v3
34 downloads
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Medical education research embraces theoretical and methodological diversities. Researchers are motivated by the quest for deepening knowledge as well as attracting funding for new educational initiatives and technologies. However, it remains a daunting endeavour...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2835v1
145 downloads
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As part of a recent workshop entitled "Imagining Tomorrow's University”, we were asked to visualize the future of universities as research becomes increasingly data- and computation-driven and identify a set of principles characterizing pertinent opportunities...

["Ethical Issues","Science and Medical Education","Science Policy","Computational Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2781v1
673 downloads
1,972 views

The "Angiosperm Phylogeny Poster – Flowering Plant Systematics" is an educational tool presenting an overview of the evolutionary relationships among flowering plants according to APG IV and APweb as of 2016. The phylogenetic tree depicts the 64 orders and the...

["Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Plant Science","Taxonomy","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2320v3
1,089 downloads
2,391 views

["Science and Medical Education","Science Policy"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2711v1
262 downloads
493 views

The "Tracheophyte Phylogeny Poster – Vascular Plants: Systematics and Characteristics" is an educational tool presenting an overview of the evolutionary relationships among vascular plants as of 2016. The phylogenetic tree depicts orders and families (incl. genera...

["Biodiversity","Evolutionary Studies","Plant Science","Taxonomy","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2614v2
450 downloads
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The internet era, large-scale computing and storage resources, mobile devices, social media, and their high uptake among different groups of people, have all deeply changed the way knowledge is created, communicated, and further deployed. These advances have enabled...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2689v1
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BACKGROUND: The use of public engagement and self-management in online clinical trials is growing with benefits, boundaries and minimal methodological guidance. This analysis explores whether running self-recruited online trials can provide trustworthy and useful...

["Clinical Trials","Evidence Based Medicine","Global Health","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2671v1
366 downloads
2,227 views

So why make your work available as preprints? There are perceived positives and negatives to disclosing scientific work in the form of a preprint, explored here in the form of 10 Simple Rules. These rules, if they pass review, will appear as part of the PLOS Computational...

["Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2669v1
29 downloads
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Evolutionary theory presents a number of conceptual hurdles for the undergraduate student. In addition, the extended timespan over which many evolutionary processes occur, coupled with the time constraints of the typical undergraduate laboratory, restricts the...

["Computational Biology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2647v1
174 downloads
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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In 2008 alone, 17.3 million deaths (representing 30% of all deaths) were attributable to the complications of cardiovascular disease. Of these deaths, 7.3 million were due to coronary...

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Cardiology","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2586v1
169 downloads
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Resolving ethical and legal concerns is a time consuming but rarely insurmountable task when obtaining samples from biobanks. The BBMRI-LPC project has throughout its lifetime resolved numerous such issues and intense communication between involved researchers...

["Genomics","Ethical Issues","Legal Issues","Science and Medical Education","Medical Genetics"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2091v2
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