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A manifesto for reproducible science

Munafò, Marcus R., Nosek, Brian A., Bishop, Dorothy V. M., Button, Katherine S., Chambers, Christopher D., Percie du Sert, Nathalie, Simonsohn, Uri, Wagenmakers, Eric-Jan, Ware, Jennifer J. and Ioannidis, John P. A. 2017. A manifesto for reproducible science. Nature Human Behaviour 1 (1) , 0021. 10.1038/s41562-016-0021

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Abstract

Improving the reliability and efficiency of scientific research will increase the credibility of the published scientific literature and accelerate discovery. Here we argue for the adoption of measures to optimize key elements of the scientific process: methods, reporting and dissemination, reproducibility, evaluation and incentives. There is some evidence from both simulations and empirical studies supporting the likely effectiveness of these measures, but their broad adoption by researchers, institutions, funders and journals will require iterative evaluation and improvement. We discuss the goals of these measures, and how they can be implemented, in the hope that this will facilitate action toward improving the transparency, reproducibility and efficiency of scientific research.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
ISSN: 2397-3374
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 10 January 2017
Date of Acceptance: 2 December 2016
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2018 13:37
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/97336

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