MOOCs disappointment: pay 49$ to get certified

I am under the impression that paying 49$ to Coursera to receive a “verified certificate” for attending one of their course fails the whole spirit of MOOCs. I began the “Mathematical Biostatistic Bootcamp” online course organised by John Hopkins Universities in collaboration with Coursera. Coursera is an catalogue of over 100 different online courses – given away […]

‘Access to clinical trials data must be the norm’

Dear Friends The Institute of Medicine has just said that clinical trial data sharing should become the norm This institute is a highly respected voice on medical issues in the US and its new report sets a high bar for the future of data sharing. Importantly, the report concludes that “challenges to sharing data – […]