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 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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As research and editorial processes become increasingly open, scientists and editors need to be proactive but also alert to risks.
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Over 500 science journal editors, publishers, and meta-researchers are gathered in Chicago for the 8th Peer Review Congress (#PRC8), a once-every-4-years researchfest about “enhancing the quality and credibility of science”.
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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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BITSS will hold its sixth Annual Meeting on December 5-6, 2017 in Berkeley, California to bring together leaders from academia, scholarly publishing, and policy to share knowledge and discuss the evolving movement toward research transparency in order to strengthen the standards of openness and integrity across social science disciplines.
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An-Wen Chan, Annukka Pello, Jessica Kitchen, Anna Axentiev, Jorma I. Virtanen, Annie Liu, Elina Hemminki Reporting
- Journal Title: JAMA
- Publication Date: 2017