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.
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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If you cast a wide enough net, you’ll find what looks like a prize-winning fish. But you’ll also catch a lot of seaweed, plastic debris, and maybe even a dolphin you didn’t mean to bring in.
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The provisional agreement may set a precedent for other funders and journal publishers.
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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, Katherine Flegal, PhD, Stanford Prevention Research Center.
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Kegler M.C., Allegrante J.P. Reporting
- Journal Title: Health Education and Behavior
- Publication Date: 2016
- Issue #: 5
- Page #: 497 - 500