METRICS Conference

Improving Biomedical Research 2015: Challenges and Solutions


Transparency and Reproducibility in Economics Research- Edward Miguel, PhD, Oxfam Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics, Dept. of Economics Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) (May 16, 2016)
Trust and Twisted Science- Timothy Caulfield, LL.B., LL.M., Canada Research Chair in Health Law & Policy, Trudeau Fellow and Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, Research Director, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta (Mar. 21, 2016)
Improving the Reproducibility of Neuroimaging Research- Russell Poldrack, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Stanford University (Jan. 11, 2016)
Improving Biomedical Research: METRICS and Beyond- Speakers: Steven N. Goodmand and John P. A. Ioannidis (Nov. 2, 2015)

Featuring Steven N. Goodman, MD, MHS, PhD  

What is meta-research and METRICS?
What is research efficiency?
What is study reproducibility?
What is publication bias?
What is reporting bias?
What is PubMed Commons?
Stanford Data DAy 2015:  Sharing Clinical Trial Data: Beliefs, Challenges and Potential Harms
CUE 2015 Annual Meeting: Panel Q&A: Ensuring that Research is Rigorous and Reducing Waste

Featuring John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc

Bad Science and Good:  Telling the Difference
Why Most Clinical Research is Not Useful?
Reproducibility and Improving Research Practices
Is it Science Hype Behind Theronos' Claims?
What are your short- and long-term goals for METRICS?
How has your own research informed your decision to start a meta-research center?
How has the shrinking federal research budget affected the integrity of scientific publications?
What factors contribute to the 85% of inefficiencies in research spending, as reported in a 2010 article in The Lancet?
How reliable are today’s genetic studies?
USCF Clinical and Translational Science Institute:  Data Reproducibility in Preclinical Discovery, Is it a Real Problem?
PLOS Medicine Tenth Anniversary Symposium: Towards Truth in Published Research

Featuring Affiliated Faculty

Mark Musen, Stanford Big Data 2015
Russ Poldrack, Stanford Data Day 2015: Data Sharing for Neuroimaging: Why, Where, and How?
Brian Wandell, Stanford Data Day 2015:  Neuroimaging Data Management for Reproducible Research

Featuring METRICS Affiliates 

Frank Miedema, TEDxMaasticht: Science in Transition
Victoria Stodden, Mathematical Association of America Distinguished Lecture Series:  Reproducing Statistical Results