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March 2022

Editor's choice collection: Electronic Health Records and Medical Research

This retrospective collection edited by Dr. Diego A. Forero, MD, PhD (Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Colombia) showcases advances in electronic health records and associated medical research from around the world. 

Please explore selected articles on the topic published in BMC Research Notes. 

January 2022

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In our latest Commentary, Kanza and Knight discuss the key elements of data management and share their top 10 tips for good research data management! 

Make sure to read their full article here

To learn more about how BMC Research Notes enables authors to share their data, find out about our Data note article type!

November 2021

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In our latest Commentary, Senior Board Member Prof. Forero and colleagues discuss the key elements of data sharing and open repositories, and explore how this adds to initiatives around Open Science. 

Make sure to read their full article here

To learn more about how BMC Research Notes enables authors to share their data, find out about our Data Note article type!

August 2021

Following a call from the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee for evidence on reproducibility and research integrity, and the roles different institutions play in this, BMC Research Notes partnered with the UK Reproducibility Network to provide a platform to share feedback on the topic with the wider scientific community. 

Browse collection articles here

August 2021

Editor's choice collection: qPCR - Applications and methodologies

This retrospective collection edited by Dr. Diego A. Forero, MD, PhD (Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Colombia) showcases advances to the methodology and application of quantitative polymerase chain reactions (qPCRs), which are being used by researchers and healthcare providers around the world. 

Please explore selected articles on the topic published in BMC Research Notes. 

February 2021

Editor's choice collection: Machine learning in medicine

This retrospective collection edited by Dr AlRyalat (The University of Jordan) showcases how machine learning has revolutionized diagnostic medicine and inspired new applications and diagnostic tools. 

Please explore selected articles on the topic published in BMC Research Notes. 

September 2020

Time for a celebration!

In 2017, BMC Research Notes introduced a new article type to allow authors to share their data and receive much deserved credit - the Data Note.
We have recently published our 100th Data Note, highlighting out commitment to open data and the community's interest in this topic! 

Please join me in congratulating the authors, daSilva-deAbreu and co workers, as well as all contributors to BMC Research Notes, including Editorial Board Members, authors, reviewers, the Editorial Office, the Research Data team, our Assistant Editor and the wider BMC series, on this amazing achievement!

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