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The Congress will be held September 10-12, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Our aim is to encourage research into the quality and credibility of peer review and scientific publication, to establish the evidence base on which scientists can improve the conduct, reporting, and dissemination of scientific research.
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The language and conceptual framework of “research reproducibility” are nonstandard and unsettled across the sciences. In this Perspective, we review an array of explicit and implicit definitions of reproducibility and related terminology, and discuss how to avoid potential misunderstandings when these terms are used as a surrogate for “truth.”
News: The EconomistMore Details
One thing that determines how quickly a researcher climbs the academic ladder is his publication record. The quality of this clearly matters—but so does its quantity.
News: NPRMore Details
Biomedical research is going big-time: Megaprojects that collect vast stores of data are proliferating rapidly. But scientists' ability to make sense of all that information isn't keeping up.
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Large underreporting of network meta-analyses conducted by contracting companies commissioned by industry
Network meta-analyses are extremely useful if you want to compare the effectiveness of three or more interventions by collating both the direct and indirect evidence on a clinical question
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Workshops and Meetings: Berkeley, CAMore Details
BITSS will hold its fifth Annual Meeting on December 15-16, 2016 in Berkeley, California to bring together leaders from academia, scholarly publishing, and policy to strengthen the standards of transparency and reproducibility across social science disciplines.
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Ranking major and minor research misbehaviors: results from a survey among participants of four World Conferences on Research Integrity
Lex M. Bouter, Joeri Tijdink, Nils Axelsen, Brian C. Martinson , Gerben ter Riet Evaluation
- Journal Title: Research Integrity and Peer Review
- Publication Date: 2016
- Issue #: 17