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Are You Judged By Your Mission Statement? Should You Be?

Ah, mission statements. Most organizations have them, some remember when they were written. Mission statements are given prominent placement on our websites, official documents, and sometimes even our office walls. What is the most important action taken as a result of your mission statement? We’ll ... Read more

Do You Have FMA?

In research and in the frontlines of healthcare we often avoid making comparisons between our organization and the black-white world of business. We may even be a bit snobby about how we don’t have customers, we have patients or participants. We don’t market, we engage. ... Read more

Which Hat Are You Wearing When You Research?

After many, many hours spent reading, reviewing and critically evaluating material that is relevant to our jobs — and our lives — this is what we have learned. We know it is virtually impossible to remain vigilant and critical of everything that comes across our ... Read more

11 Reasons Why You Need GreyLit

Attention frontline health practitioners and all health professionals balancing on the tightrope between care provision and administration. You have a passion to help people. So you spent time learning a skill that would make the lives of the people you serve better. You turned that ... Read more

An Antidote to One Publication Bias

John Antonakis talks about the five diseases of research publication, and they are worth noting for both their accuracy and fantastic nomenclature: Significosis – an inordinate focus on statistically significant results Neophilia – an excessive appreciation for novelty Theorrhea – a mania for new theory ... Read more

GreyLit Sits Here

Much research and analysis have been conducted on the existence, the impact and resolutions of various publication biases found in published research. Many passionate researchers, observers and decision makers have weighed in on the risks and possible resolutions. We now know that research with statistically ... Read more

What is Grey Literature?

Wikipedia defines grey literature as “the materials and research produced by organizations outside of the traditional commercial or academic publishing and distribution channels. Organizations that produce grey literature include government departments and agencies, civil society or non-governmental organizations, academic centres and departments, and private companies ... Read more

Grey Lit Matters Wins Fundica Event

Cora Cole is moving on to the national Fundica Roadshow finals, where she will be pitching for a chance to win $1 million. Cole is the Founder and CEO of Grey Lit Matters, a Halifax startup whose platform provides researchers with a targeted audience for ... Read more