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What is Statistical Modeling – Edanz

What is Statistical Modeling?

Statistical modeling fills the gap when you can’t possibly sample every member of a population. In this post, you’ll see the most common type of models at work, with published examples.

Writing a review – Edanz

Writing a Narrative Review in 4 Steps [and just 6 weeks]

Amazingly, many researchers have never considered writing a review. Perhaps because it seems like such a big task. We’ve developed a 4-step method to give you and your colleagues a roadmap to quick publication and impact that extends into the future.

Why You Really Should Write a Review Article

Writing a scientific literature review paper can establish your authority in your field while enhancing your own knowledge. These tips will get you going on your own review article.

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Software Tools for Better, Faster Research Collaboration

From brainstorming to publishing, software can remove all the messy analog processes of research coordination. Cloud-based packages now let you smoothly work with your colleagues across physical and time differences. Here we offer suberb recommendations.

Forest Plots: When and How to Use Them

The forest plot is a figure that appears in the Results section of a systematic literature review report. It is a graphic representation of the findings of multiple studies that investigated the same scientific question and measured the same outcome.

graphical abstract – Edanz

Creating Graphical Abstracts

Graphical abstracts are a concise, visual way to take advantage of the expanding role of online publications for scientific journals. Here’s what they involve and how you can get help creating yours.

Why you should be a peer reviewer

Why You Should be a Peer Reviewer

Been asked to perform peer review for a journal? Turn it into a career opportunity! Let’s find out why you should be a peer reviewer and why doing peer reviews is great for your career.

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Understanding a PRISMA Flow Diagram

The flow diagram (also called flowchart or flow chart) is typically the first figure in the results section of your systematic review. It’s a logical and helpful guide for the reader. Our expert walks you through how to write one.

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What is Risk of Bias in a Systematic Review?

Bias is a systematic error that can lead to the wrong outcomes and conclusions. These errors can be mistakes in the design, conduct, or analysis of the study. Risk of bias is the risk of these errors occurring. Learn more here.

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What Peer Review Can and Cannot Do for Your Research

Peer review is quality control for science, but it has its limits. Verifying data, declaring COIs, and being honest are among them. Here’s what you can expect from your peer reviewers and what you cannot reasonably expect.

How to build your reference list

Easier Ways to Manage Your References List

How much do you love writing your references list? Probably about as much as you love a trip to the dentist. But there are actually ways to make citing references a breeze. Read this article to learn how.

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