July 10, 2023

Oxford PharmaGenesis wins prestigious King's Award

We were honoured on Friday as King Charles III’s representative in Oxfordshire, Lord-Lieutenant Marjorie Glasgow BEM, presented our HealthScience Communications Consultancy with a 2023 King’s Award at our head office just outside Oxford, UK.

For Oxford PharmaGenesis, this completes a remarkable hat-trick, having secured the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2015 and in 2019.

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Assessing PubMed metatag usage for plain language summary discoverability 

PubMed is a website that files scientific research articles and shows their abstracts. PubMed can also show plain language summaries (PLS) of these articles when publishers tag the PLS correctly. PLS and open access, or free-to-read, publishing can help readers to find and use published research.  In this study, we downloaded all of the available…

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19th Annual Meeting of ISMPP

Effective innovation happens when we ask big questions. It’s part of what makes Oxford PharmaGenesis an award-winning, independent, global HealthScience communications consultancy. We innovate for clients through our transformative services. We offer expertise in publications, strategic medical communications, informatics and data science, patient engagement, value demonstration, Open Pharma, social media, and more.

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Why did it go viral? An informatics-based case study of exaggerated language in news and social media

News stories about science sometimes use exaggerated wording that was not used by the scientists themselves – words like ‘astonishing’ or ‘miracle’, for example. Words like these might lead to a science story ‘going viral’ across social media and other new sites, but could also lead to the public being misled and might foster distrust…

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Pharmaceutical Company Targets and Strategies to Address Climate Change: Content Analysis of Public Reports from 20 Pharmaceutical Companies

Pharmaceutical companies help humans stay healthy, so we wondered what they are doing for planetary health, by focusing on the greenhouse gas emissions produced by pharmaceutical companies that are adding to climate change.

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Oxford PharmaGenesis – UK's Best Workplaces™️ for Wellbeing 2023

We are proud to announce our top 20 position as a great place to work for well-being. At Oxford PharmaGenesis, we have a caring and nurturing culture, and we look out for each other, so this accolade is the work of many. We would like to take this opportunity to especially thank the efforts of…

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Accuracy of article tagging across major biomedical databases: a pilot study

To find information about medicine, people search databases that contain articles related to the topic. Many literature databases tag articles to help to categorize the type of publication. This helps users to access relevant information more easily.   For example, if someone is looking for a report about a clinical trial or a review to get…

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