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Issue 6 | October 2016

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Impact Factor

The 2015 Impact Factor for CDSR is 6.103, which describes the ratio of the number of reviews published during 2013 and 2014 (1,888) to the number of citations these reviews received in 2015 (11,522).

Unofficially, the 2015 CRG Impact Factor for PaPaS is 6.208 (72 publications cited 447 times). This means that a review published by PaPaS in 2013 and 2014 was cited, on average, 6.208 times in 2015. This Impact Factor is an equivalent calculation for our group's reviews, this is not an official or genuine Impact Factor provided by Thomson or part of the Journal Citation Report.

Open Access and Licence for Publication forms

The Open Access policy and Licence for Publication forms have been updated. Please take a moment to familiarise yourselves with the changes here.
Feel It Festival

17-20 November, Bristol

Four exciting days of events investigating pain, breathlessness, and the experience of being human. See here for more information.
Understanding Evidence with Cochrane UK

Cochrane UK have launched their new campaign Understanding Evidence with a series of blogs. See here for more information.
Paracetamol: widely used and largely ineffective

Have you seen Andrew Moore's blog on Evidently Cochrane? It's been very popular! See here if you've missed it. You may also want to check out his and Cathy Stannard's blog on opioids here.

Further news

Do you want to know more about Altmetrics?  See here for more information

Want to know more about us here at PaPaS?  Head over to our website here

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Cochrane Colloquium, Seoul, South Korea, 23-27 October. See here for more information

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