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

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