Implementation: what it looks like when it's a breeze

Columbia University's LabArchives enterprise license ensures that everyone on campus has access to the platform. Researchers, PIs (primary investigators), lab managers, instructors, students, post grads - all can leverage LabArchives for their unique purposes. But this alone doesn't mean that they will. Last month, LabArchives team members travelled to Columbia to do what they do … Continue reading Implementation: what it looks like when it's a breeze

A step towards compliance at Thomas Jefferson University

Mandated use at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), a step towards data compliance and protection In 2017, TJU set out on a digital journey. It all began with a vision to institute electronic research notebooks at TJU, followed by Theodore Taraschi, PhD, Senior Associate Provost for Research Conduct and Compliance. Dr. Taraschi amassed the key elements … Continue reading A step towards compliance at Thomas Jefferson University

LabArchives x Duke Workshop

Last week, LabArchives team members Debbie Cole and Hannah Clark visited our users at Duke University for a one day intensive workshop. This workshop ‘Promoting Better Research through Data Management with LabArchives’ started as an in-house idea and soon became a collaboration between LabArchives and Duke's ASIST Office (Advancing Scientific Integrity, Services and Training). Rebecca … Continue reading LabArchives x Duke Workshop

Forget formatting fears and general publishing pain

The scientific publishing process can be: Time consumingTediousStressfulFull of formatting woesVery slow LabArchives and Qeios have teamed up to take on this process. These two products streamline both parts of the equation (inquiry/analysis and publication) to empower researchers and put their findings to work faster. And the best part? You can use both platforms for … Continue reading Forget formatting fears and general publishing pain

Authentic learning: a study in pre-health curriculum

If there are any fields of study that prepare students to do ‘real world’ scientific work, you’d hope medicine would be one. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Authentic course experiences, however, equip students for practical, real-time situations in their respective fields. The good news? A recent study, published in the Journal of Chemical Education, … Continue reading Authentic learning: a study in pre-health curriculum

UNC HIV Cure Center: a collaborative approach

UNC’s HIV Cure Center was co-founded in 2015 by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and GlaxoSmithKline. In 2018, the partnership was transitioned to ViiV Healthcare. The center’s core mission? Leverage and align resources from the private sector and academia to accelerate HIV research and find a cure.  UNC's HIV Cure Center The center … Continue reading UNC HIV Cure Center: a collaborative approach

Ligar: polymer development + securing intellectual property

What’s a polymer? According to the American Chemistry Council a polymer is a “useful chemical made of many repeating patterns.” And unless you’re a polymer scientist yourself or are otherwise well versed in what that actually implies, the word polymer is one we’ve likely all heard but don’t really understand. Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, on a … Continue reading Ligar: polymer development + securing intellectual property

Adopting an ERN at Duke University

We caught up with Duke Office of Scientific Integrity - ASIST Team to learn more about why Duke decided to offer all institutional members access to LabArchives electronic research notebooks. Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Why did Duke want to use an ERN (electronic research notebook)? With the growing amount of digital data researchers … Continue reading Adopting an ERN at Duke University

Supporting digital notebook usage at UPENN

We caught up with Barak Zahavy at the University of Pennsylvania to find out more about how research offices can support adoption and usage of new digital technologies in professional research labs. Barak has over 20 years experience designing, implementing, and managing highly diversified technology platforms in the university space. He knows better than anyone that … Continue reading Supporting digital notebook usage at UPENN