Advertise with Us

Online advertising is featured within select sections of the Research Stir website. Advertisers who want to advertise must ensure their ads meet the Research Stir principles for advertising. Advertising generates revenue that helps support our ability to provide high-quality services for scientists at minimal or no costs.

Placing an Ad on the Research Stir Website

Advertising information and policies


Ads on the Research Stir website conform with standard sizes suggested by the voluntary Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). We accept ads that appear in the left-hand column, right-hand column and at the top and bottom of the page. We serve all formats listed in the Universal Ad package and in the Display Rising Stars set. We do not serve pop up and pop under ads. Go to IAB website to find detailed information of the accepted ad formats. Along with paid ads, Research Stir house ads are placed on the site to help promote various Research Stir services and products that are of interest to scientists, science supporters and science fans.


Ads appearing on the Research Stir website are directed toward life sciences and medical researchers and institutions. Some pages on the website have been identified as not appropriate for commercial ads. On those pages we feature only "Research Stir house ads" that promote Research Stir services.

No pharmaceutical advertisements directed to patients will be accepted on the Research Stir website.


Online advertisements on the Research Stir website do not collect personally identifiable information about individual visitors. The Research Stir does collect aggregate data on visitors, such as time of day and Web browser type. Such information may be shared with advertisers to determine their advertising effectiveness.

Please visit our Privacy Policy for more information.


The Research Stir websites may contain advertisements of third parties. The inclusion of advertisements on the Research Stir websites does not imply endorsement of the advertised products or services by Research Stir. Research Stir shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the presence of such advertisements on the Research Stir websites. Further, Research Stir shall not be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third party advertisers appearing on the Research Stir websites. You shall be solely responsible for any correspondence or transactions you have with any third party advertisers.

Links to Third Party Websites

The Research Stir websites may provide links (including any link through an on-line banner advertisement) to other sites on the Internet for your convenience. These other sites are maintained by third parties over which Research Stir exercises no control. The appearance of any such third party links is not intended to endorse any particular company or product. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the Research Stir websites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Advertising Principles

These principles are applied by the Research Stir to ensure adherence to the highest ethical standards of advertising and to determine the eligibility of products and services for advertising on the Research Stir websites.

The appearance of advertising on the Research Stir websites is neither a guarantee nor an endorsement by the Research Stir of the product, service, or company or the claims made for the product in such advertising. The fact that an advertisement for a product, service, or company has appeared on the Research Stir websites shall not be referred to in collateral advertising.

As a matter of policy, the Research Stir will sell advertising space on its websites when the inclusion of advertising does not interfere with the mission or objectives of the Research Stir or its publications.

To maintain the integrity of the Research Stir websites, advertising (i.e., promotional material, advertising representatives, companies, or manufacturers) cannot influence editorial decisions or editorial content. Decisions to sell advertising space are made independently of and without information pertinent to specific editorial content. The Research Stir websites' advertising sales representatives have no prior knowledge of specific editorial content before it is published including all content posted on the Research Stir website.

The Research Stir, in its sole discretion, retains the right to decline any submitted advertisement or to discontinue posting of any advertisement previously accepted.


1. Digital advertising may be placed on the Research Stir website.

2. Digital advertisements must be readily distinguishable from editorial content. The word "advertisement" must be placed adjacent to the advertising image.

3. Digital advertisements may appear as fixed banners or as animated advertisements.

4. Digital advertisements that are fixed in relation to the viewer's screen or that rotate should be placed to ensure that juxtaposition will not occur as screen content changes.

5. Digital banner advertisements should be limited to no more than 2 advertisements per screen view.

6. The Research Stir logo may not appear on commercial websites as a logo or in any other form without prior written approval by the individuals responsible for the respective areas within Research Stir.

7. Advertisements may link to additional promotional content that resides on the Research Stir website.

8. Advertisements may link off-site to a commercial website, provided that the viewer is clearly informed by the word "advertisement" adjacent to the image or link.

9. The Research Stir will not link to Web sites that frame the Research Stir website content without express permission of the Research Stir; prevent the viewer from returning to the Research Stir website or other previously viewed screens, such as by disabling the viewer's "back" button; or redirect the viewer to a website the viewer did not intend to visit.

10. The Research Stir reserves the right to not link to or to remove links to other websites.

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