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Treating Pharma Data as an Asset: moving from an application centric to an information-centric organization – presented by Dr. Martin Romacker, Roche

Posted on July 14th, 2020 by in Pharma R&D

Pharma knows there is a need for clean, reusable, FAIR data to fuel effective machine learning-driven R&D – but driving effective information and knowledge management is a long process, needing a step change where individuals learn their roles in data stewardship and reduce them to practice in a way that doesn’t constrain or impede their research activities.

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A Systems Thinking Approach for Pharma

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by in Chemistry

Systems thinking asks scientists to look at the bigger picture and take a more holistic approach to their work. Systems thinkers consider how their field of study might relate to other disciplines, and how their research might inform or benefit from the broader knowledge stream. 

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Personal Health Train initiative gives researchers data access FAIRly

Posted on March 19th, 2020 by in Pharma R&D

Health data is everywhere. It is managed by universities, research centers, medical institutions and by individuals themselves. With this valuable data located in so many disparate places, and organized differently in each place, it can be difficult for researchers to access and make use of it.

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Unlocking the potential of the Reaxys PhD prize – insights from 4 winners and finalists

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 by in Chemistry

The Reaxys PhD Prize, which honors young chemists for their innovative research, is now in its 10th year. It is a worldwide competition, open to those who are doing (or have recently completed) their PhD in any area of chemistry. Finalists each year automatically become a part of the Reaxys Prize Club, an exclusive international network of chemists from all research areas and career paths. Members of the club are also awarded with a broad range of benefits including free access to Reaxys, travel grants to network and explore research collaborations, and much more.

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