Location
Gerstein Science Information Centre, 9 King's College Circle (Alice Moulton Room, 2nd floor)
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Dates
  • September 14, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Tired of poorly reported and non-reproducible research? What roles does uncertainty play in research? Learn about the issues that can lead to this growing problem of research waste in the scientific world, and what steps you can take to improve your own reporting practices.

Speakers:

Reproducible research practices in systematic reviews of biomedical research: how can they improve?

Matthew Page is a Research Fellow based at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia whose main focus is on meta-research; that is, he performs research on ways to improve the value of biomedical research. http://australia.cochrane.org/dr-matthew-page

Physics is easy, medicine is hard, everything is complex.

David Bailey is a professor in the Department of Physics, at the University of Toronto whose current research and teaching focuses on experimental uncertainty and why measurements are sometimes wrong. https://www.physics.utoronto.ca/~dbailey/

More than expert searchers: How librarians are positioned to improve quality and reduce research waste in knowledge syntheses studies.

Patricia Ayala is the Research Services Librarian at the Gerstein Science Information Centre, University of Toronto whose research interest is on knowledge syntheses and reducing research waste. https://goo.gl/sz2kas

Questions? Email research.connect@utoronto.ca

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