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Reproducible Research: True or False?

Keynote speaker at the upcoming BITSS annual meeting John Ioannidis (Professor of Health Research and Policy at Stanford School of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Meta-Research Innovation Center) speaks at Google about its efforts to improve research designs standards and reproducibility in science. Ioannidis is the author of the 2005 highly influential paper Why Most Published Research Findings Are False, the most downloaded technical paper from the open access library PLOS.

The annual BITSS meeting will be held at UC Berkeley on December 11-12. You can find the agenda on the event page and register here.

“We shouldn’t tell people to do whatever their moms tell them to do”

Kevin Esterling, Perspective from Political Science (II)

This is the fifth post of a video series in which we ask leading social science academics and experts to discuss research transparency in their discipline. The interview was recorded on December 13, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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“Interdisciplinary initiatives are where most progress happens and where exciting innovations come from”

Maya Petersen, Perspective from Medicine

This is the fourth post of a video series in which we ask leading social science academics and experts to discuss research transparency in their discipline. The interview was recorded on December 13, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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“Creating tools is not the biggest challenge. The biggest challenge is getting people to use them”

Brian Nosek, Perspective from Psychology

This is the third post of a video series in which we ask leading social science academics and experts to discuss research transparency in their discipline. The interview was recorded on December 13, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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“I would like to see us demonstrating by example the value of this form of science”

Don Green, Perspective from Political Science

This is the second post of a video series in which we ask leading social science academics and experts to discuss research transparency in their discipline. The interview was recorded on December 13, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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“There is an enormous amount of work, but we do not have the right incentives to do it”

Rachel Glennerster, Perspective from Economics

This is the first post of a video series in which we ask leading social science academics and experts to discuss research transparency in their discipline. This interview was recorded on December 12, 2013 at the University of California, Berkeley.

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