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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Reproducibility and research integrity

Science and Technology Committee
Reproducibility and research integrity

Wednesday 15 December 2021

Start times: 9.00am (private) 9.30am (public)


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Reproducibility

The Science and Technology Committee is to hold the second evidence session of its inquiry into reproducibility and research integrity. The session will be split into two parts: the first two panels will focus on the role that researchers, research institutions and publishers can play in ensuring reproducibility in research. The third panel will examine research integrity by exploring the possible origins of covid-19.

Witnesses

Wednesday 15 December 2021

 Panel one, from at 9.30am

  • Dr Ben Goldacre, Senior clinical research fellow at the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, the University of Oxford.
  • Dr Jessica Butler, Analytical Lead and Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen.

Panel two, from approx. 10.15am

  • Dr Ritu Dhand, Chief Scientific Officer, Springer Nature; and,
  • Dr Elizabeth Moylan, Publisher, Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics, Wiley.

Panel three, from approx. 11.00am  

  • Richard Horton, Editor in Chief, The Lancet;
  • Viscount Ridley, Co-author, Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19;
  • Dr Alina Chan, Co-author, Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19.

Meeting details

At 9.00am: Private discussion
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
At 9.30am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Director at Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Analytical Lead and Research Fellow at University of Aberdeen
At 10.15am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Chief Scientific Officer at Springer Nature
Publisher, Research Integrity and Publishing Ethics at Wiley
At 11.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Reproducibility and research integrity
Editor in Chief at The Lancet
Co-author at Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19
Co-author at Viral: The Search for the Origin of Covid-19

Location

Room 8, Palace of Westminster

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