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.
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.
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.”
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Publications such as Nature and Science have policies that clash with the global health charity's open-access mandate.
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They’re not the kind of gangs that smuggle drugs and murder people. But people looking closely at the scientific literature have discovered that a small number of scientists are part of a different kind of cartel — ones that band together to reference each other’s work, gaming the citation system to make their studies appear to be more important and worthy of attention.
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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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The Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR), Room 4205; Time: 12 pm PST. Join us for our next METRICS Forum event featuring, Mark R. Cullen, MD, Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Data Science, Director, Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
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Marcus Munafo, Brian Nosek, Uri Simonsohn, John Ioannidis , Dorothy V. M. Bishop, Katherine S. Button, Christopher D. Chambers, Nathalie Percie du Sert, Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, Jennifer J. Ware Reproducibility
- Journal Title: Nature Human Behaviour
- Publication Date: 2017