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  • How to Reward Scientists for Doing Research that Matters

    Earlier this year METRICS brought together scientific thought leaders to Washington, D.C. to discuss how scientists are rewarded for their work. Here we report on some key themes from the workshop.

  • A Manifesto for Reproducible Science

    A call for the adoption of measures to improve key elements of the scientific process: methods, reporting and dissemination, reproducibility, evaluation and incentives.

  • What Makes Science True?

    From NOVA, a 15-minute video on the reproducibility crisis and reports on the outcome of five experiments designed to test the reproducibility of cancer biology studies.

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  • A Maturing Meta-Science Was On Show In Washington, DC

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    Meta-Research is coming of age. This is the energizing insight that I brought home from Washington, DC, where I had joined the recent Sackler Colloquium held at the National Academy of Sciences. Organized by David B. Allison, Richard Shiffrin and Victoria Stodden, and generously supported by the Laura and John Arnold foundation and others, the colloquium brought together experts from all over the academic and geographic world, to discuss “Reproducibility of Research: Issues and Proposed Remedies”.

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  • Meta-Research Short Course

    Workshops and Meetings: Edinburgh, Scotland

    The purpose of this course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research.

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