Archived Events


  • Accelerating the Communication of Research Results in the Life Sciences

    Jan 25, 2016
    Stanford, CA

    Li Ki Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Room 209; Time: 12 pm PST. Join us for our next METRICS Forum event featuring,Ron Vale, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Investigator, HHMI.

    METRICS Forum events showcases the work of meta-researchers from Stanford and around the world. This Forum will feature Ronald D. Vale, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Join us in-person or virtually. Lunch will be provided, RSVP required. 
  • A Tale of Two Studies, and "Stump-the-Chump, the Sequel"

    Feb 02, 2016
    Palo Alto, CA

    Speaker: Dr. Philip Lavori Professor of Biomedical Data Science and, by Courtesy, of Statistics, Stanford School of Medicine; Location: 1070 Arastradero Road #109, Palo Alto; Time:4 pm

    The Quantitative Sciences Unit (QSU) hosts a forum to discuss research methods in medicine held on the first Tuesday of every month.  This seminar series is tailored to clinical investigators interested in research methods.
  • Gaming Metrics: Innovation & Surveillance in Academic Misconduct

    Feb 04, 2016 to Feb 05, 2016

    Davis, California

    This conference explores a recent evolution of scholarly misconduct connected to the increasing reliance of metrics in the evaluation of individual faculty, departments, and universities.

     The Gaming Metrics: Innovation & Surveillance in Academic Misconduct conference takes place on Feb 4-5, 2016 on the UC Davis campus. During the two days, topics will explore whether new metrics-based forms of misconduct are asking us to rethink the meaning of misconduct.
  • Research Reproducibility: Innovative Solutions to Drive Quality

    Feb 09, 2016
    Washington, DC

    The 2016 Summit—Research Reproducibility: Innovative Solutions to Drive Quality—welcomes premiere life science thought leaders as speakers and panelists and introduces Reproducibility2020.

    Reproducibility2020 outlines solutions in the following areas: 1) improved validation and standardization of biological reagents; 2) better tools and technologies to expand open access for reporting and sharing protocols and data; and 3) increased training that emphasizes rigorous study design and practice.
  • Open DataFest: Open data and academic research for better public health

    Feb 12, 2016
    Stanford, CA

    For the past few years, open data has increased access to public health, health care, human services, and other data, driving meaningful use and spurring data-driven innovation. At the Bay Area Regional Open DataFest event, we will explore the intersection of open data and academic research and how these two perspectives can come together to drive innovation in public health.

    This event is designed to achieve the following goals: Highlight Bay Area Open Data initiatives and the local work underway in government, industry, and academia; Share academic and leadership perspectives on open data and examine opportunities for adoption and collaboration within the area; Build action plans to address local challenges and opportunities; Leverage and extend learning, innovations, and insights derived from the state's new major health-focused initiative "Let's Get Healthy California."