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Moving Psychological Science Forward: A free event on 26 January

22 December 2017

The British Psychological Society is holding a second free event on replication and reproducibility in January.

Organised with the Joint Committee for Psychology in Higher Education, the British Psychological Society, Experimental Psychology Society and the Association of Heads of Psychology Departments, it will take place at the Royal Society in London on 26 January 2018. It will run from 2.00 to 7.30pm.
Science, and not just psychology, is undergoing a renaissance. It is an exciting time for our discipline, and it is great that psychology has been leading the way over the last decade.
Our discipline has kick started all of the key developments that will improve science generally, as well as psychological science specifically. Researchers have begun to embrace open science, pre-registration, large scale replication efforts and recognise the risks of p-hacking and other questionable research practices.
However, it is important that we continue to work collaboratively and to keep the tone of the debate collegiate, non-judgemental and supportive.
This event will involve presentations, discussion and a Q&A about how who can continue to move psychological science forward, and it will be followed by a networking wine reception.
Confirmed speakers:
  • Daryl O’Connor (University of Leeds) – “Psychological Science as a Trail-blazer for Science”
  • Susan Fiske (Princeton University) – “Research Methods Blogs in Psychology: Exploring Who Posts What about Whom, with What Effect”
  • Eric-Jan Wagenmakers (University of Amsterdam) – “The Case for Radical Transparency in Statistical Reporting”
  • Katherine Button (University of Bath) – “Collaborative Student Projects: Grassroots Training for Reproducible Science”
  • Richard Morey (Cardiff University) – “Peer Reviewers’ Openness Initiative” (TBC)
  • Andy Field (Sussex University) – “Should Researchers Analyse Their Own Data”
  • Chris Graf (Wiley) – “What can publishers do to support research integrity?”
This is a free event, but you will need to obtain a ticket by registering with the event website if you want to attend.
You can watch the presentations from our first replication event on the Society's YouTube channel.


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