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  • How Far Should Scientists Go with Data Sharing? A Debate about Open Scien

    Sep 13, 2017
    Stanford, CA

    Scientists are facing increasing calls to be more transparent with their methods, study results and data.

     Advocates of open science believe that more broadly sharing data will improve the application and replicability of research, but critics warn of unintended consequences.  This health policy forum features two distinguished speakers with different views on open science -- please attend and join in on this important debate.
  • Global Evidence Summit

    Sep 13, 2017 to Sep 16, 2017

    Cape Town, South Africa

    A inter-sectoral and multi-disciplinary event to exchange ideas about how best to generate, summarize and communicate evidence to inform policy and practice.

    A inter-sectoral and multi-disciplinary event to exchange ideas about how best to generate, summarize and communicate evidence to inform policy and practice. Please see their website for more details.
  • 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 American Statistical Association Symposium on Statistical Inference

    Oct 11, 2017 to Oct 13, 2017

    Bethesda, MD

    The Symposium on Statistical Inference will be held on October 11-13 in Bethesda, Maryland.

    Following the historic ASA Statement on P-Values and Statistical Significance, the Symposium on Statistical Inference will focus attention on the “Do’s.” Discussions will center on specific approaches for improving statistical practice as it intersects with three broad components of research activities: conducting research in the 21st century; using research in the 21st century; and sponsoring, disseminating, and replicating research in the 21st century. Please see their website for more information.