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.
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.
A call for the adoption of measures to improve key elements of the scientific process: methods, reporting and dissemination, reproducibility, evaluation and incentives.
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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Call it the publishing version of “repeal and replace”: the Journal of the American Medical Association this week retracted and then republished a study with significant clinical implications — showing in the process how journals and researchers, working in concert, can correct the scientific record quickly and transparently.
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Every month or so, the media reports on the latest so-called superfood that will either cure or cause cancer. As a scientist and lover of social media, I can recognize a whiplash phenomenon when I see one.
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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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Evaluation of Evidence of Statistical Support and Corroboration of Subgroup Claims in Randomized Clinical Trials
John Ioannidis , Joshua Wallach, Patrick Sullivan, John F. Trepanowski, Kristin L. Sainani, Ewout W. Steyerberg Methods
- Journal Title: JAMA Intern Med
- Publication Date: 2017
- Issue #: 4
- Page #: 554 - 560