Meta-research: latest developments for evaluating and improving research practices

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MAR.1.04, Marshall Building


John Ioannidis

John Ioannidis

Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University


Huseyin Naci

Huseyin Naci

Associate Professor of Health Policy, LSE

Meta-research, research on research, is a fascinating growing discipline that can have a major impact on improving the efficiency, utility, and validity of scientific investigation at large. The lecture focused on recent developments, challenges, and opportunities surrounding the evaluation and improvement of research practices across diverse scientific fields.

Meet our speaker and chair

John P.A. Ioannidis is Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Population Health, and Professor (by courtesy) of Biomedical Data Science and of Statistics, and co-Director of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS). He is the recipient of many awards and he has been elected as Einstein fellow at the Berlin Institute of Health. He has been inducted in the Association of American Physicians, the European Academy of Cancer Sciences, the American Epidemiological Society, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the US National Academy of Medicine, and as a corresponding member in the Academy of Sciences in Bologna. He is President Elect of the Association of American Physicians. He has received honorary titles from FORTH and U Ioannina, honorary doctorates from the universities of Rotterdam, Athens, Tilburg and Edinburgh and multiple honorary lectureships. He is among the 6 living scientists with the highest current citation rate in the world (>6,000 new citations per month per Google Scholar).

Huseyin Naci is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Director of Teaching in the Department of Health Policy at LSE. He conducts research and teaches on health care policy and practice in Europe and the US. Huseyin serves as Co-Director of LSE’s Executive M.Sc. program in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Clinical Sciences. He is also one of the Deputy Directors of LSE Health.

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