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Research integrity examined with academics

24 October 2017

Science and Technology Committee explores themes including the trends and drivers of problems with research integrity, the problem of reproducibility in science, and progress with implementing the Concordat on Research Integrity.


Tuesday 24 October 2017, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology, University of Oxford
  • Dr Arnaud Vaganay, Director, Meta-Lab
  • Professor Dame Ottoline Leyser FRS, former Chair, Steering Group on the Culture of Scientific Research, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

At 10.30am

  • Dr Elizabeth Wager, Publications Consultant, Sideview; Honorary Coordinator, the REWARD Alliance
  • Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Research Policy Network, Universities UK
  • Professor Ian Walmsley, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research Working Group, Russell Group
  • Dr Peter Wilmshurst, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Stoke University Hospital

POSTnote and previous inquiry

The inquiry was originally launched to coincide with the publication of a briefing note on this topic by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), which provides background on a range of relevant issues.

Written evidence received by the previous Committee can be viewed on the inquiry page. Written evidence received by the current Committee can be viewed on the research integrity inquiry page.

Further information

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