Sept 14, 2017
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.
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
Title of presentation: Reproducible research practices in systematic reviews of biomedical research: how can they improve?
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/
Title of presentation: Physics is easy, medicine is hard, everything is complex.
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
Title of presentation: More than expert searchers: How librarians are positioned to improve quality and reduce research waste in knowledge syntheses studies.
Alice Moulton Room, 2nd floor
Doors open at 4:45pm. Light refreshments will be served..
Space is limited.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
September 18-24, 2017
Science Literacy Week, an annual nationwide festival celebrating science, takes place at participating U of T Libraries from Sept 18-24, 2017.
All events can be viewed here: http://uoft.me/scilit17
See below for calendar of events at Gerstein: