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  • Meta-Research Short Course

    Sep 27, 2017 to Sep 29, 2017

    Edinburgh, Scotland

    The purpose of this course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research.

    A 3-day programme organised by academics from the University of Edinburgh and Imperial College London with the support of the Farr Institute and Usher Institute. The purpose of the course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research. The course will be delivered by a range of international speakers who are experts in the field and includes practical workshops demonstrating the use of the statistical software, Stata. Being held in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, UK, this is a course one not to miss!
  • 2017 BITSS Annual Meeting

    Dec 05, 2017 to Dec 06, 2017

    Berkeley, California

    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.

    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.The meeting will feature keynote speakers, awarding of the 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science, results from selected Social Science Meta-Analysis and Research Transparency (SSMART) grants, and selected research from an open call for papers.A hands-on workshop will also be held on the morning of Tuesday, December 5, 2017.The 2017 BITSS Annual Meeting is supported in part by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John Templeton Foundation, and an anonymous donor.