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  • Take Our Website Survey

    METRICS website serves as a meta-research information clearinghouse. With the goal of continuing to provide quality content to the meta-research community, your insights about the site would be greatly appreciated. Please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey. Deadline: Dec. 16, 2016.

  • Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

    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.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Meta-research 2017-18

    Our postdoctoral fellowship for 2017-18 is now open. Fellowships will focus on METRICS research areas: methods, reporting, evaluation, reproducibility and incentives. Apply today!

  • What Does Research Reproducibility Mean?

    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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  • 2016 BITSS Annual Meeting

    Workshops and Meetings: Berkeley, CA

    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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