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Challenges related to the reproducibility of research explored

30 November 2021

The Science and Technology Committee holds the first evidence session of its inquiry into reproducibility and research integrity.


Panel one at 9.30am

  • Professor Neil Ferguson OBE FMedSci, Professor of Mathematical Biology, Imperial College London

Panel two at  10am (approx.)

  • Professor Marcus Munafò, Chair, UK Reproducibility Network Steering Group
  • Professor Dorothy Bishop FBA FMedSci FRS, Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology, University of Oxford

Panel two at 11am (approx.)  

  • Dr Ivan Oranksy, Editor-in-Chief, Spectrum, and Co-founder, Retraction Watch
  • Dr Janine Austin Clayton, Associate Director for Research on Women's Health and Director, Office of Research on Women's Health at the United States National Institute for Health

Purpose of the session

In this session, MPs will explore the extent and breadth of challenges related to the reproducibility of research from both a domestic and international perspective, before turning to a focus on the specific causes of irreproducibility.

Further information

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