Archbishop Desmond Tutu, ISN leaders and The Lancet editor, Richard Horton
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and WCN/ISN leadership
Prins Daniel i möte med International Society of Nephrology – Sveriges Kungahus
Showing off a bit…
Global survey on the treatment of Acute Kidney Injury
Here’s our exciting new project, which will keep us busy until 2025 🙂
Hopefully, good things will come out of it, to help emerging countries to reduce the burden of acute kidney injury.
Primo maggio: cosa c’è da festeggiare?
di Fabio Balocco
Primo maggio: festa dei lavoratori.
Da Wikipedia, che ne sottolinea anche le origini storiche: “La Festa del lavoro o Festa dei lavoratori viene celebrata il primo maggio di ogni anno in molti Paesi del mondo per ricordare l’impegno del movimento sindacale e i traguardi raggiunti dai lavoratori in campo economico e sociale.” Continue reading “Primo maggio: cosa c’è da festeggiare?”
How to identify bad science
Most of us don’t have the deep understanding of science that is needed to discriminate between good and bad science. This applies to journalists too, which are also too frequently biased by the need to “sensationalise”, which boosts sales. So, it’s a deadly combination of uneducated readers that always look for the big and exceptional, and journalists that are often incompetent or under pressure to meet their audience’s interests.
The figure below gives an easy guide to help us distinguish what should just be junked from interesting reports of gound-breaking advances.
If you think research is expensive, try disease (Mary Lasker 1900-1994)
ISN team event: BABEL show
Congratulations to Matthieu for a truly great show yesterday and a nice ISN team event with Sally, Wessel, Jesper, Marie-Pierre, Piero, Agnese, Pooja, Shira, Andreas.
Happy World Kidney Day from the ISN Brussels HQ
Upgraded the router in the ISN office today…
New fiber optic Internet in The International Society of Nephrology office in Brussels! Buckle up…
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Anyone interested? Feel free to pass this on, we are also considering people working remotely so not necessarily based in Belgium.