UK Parliament hearing on research integrity, Dec. 4

From: Science And Technology Committee <>
Date: November 30, 2017 at 7:34:55 AM CST
Subj: Science and Technology Committee Press Release: Evidence hearing

House of Commons
Science and Technology Committee

EVIDENCE HEARING: Research integrity
Monday 4 December 2017 at 4.30 pm
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Eastern 11:30 am | Central 10:30 am | Mountain 9:30 am | Pacific 8:30 am

The Science and Technology Committee holds its third evidence session on Research integrity. Watch it online at Parliament TV.


At 4.30 pm

  • Dr Ivan Oransky, Co-Founder, Retraction Watch, and Distinguished Writer in Residence, New York University Arthur Carter Journalism Institute [via video-link]
  • Professor C K Gunsalus, Director, US National Centre for Professional and Research Ethics [via video-link]
  • Mathias Willumsen, Special Adviser, Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education [via video-link]

At 5.30 pm

  • Dr Ben Goldacre, DataLab, Department of Primary Care, University of Oxford
  • Dr Simon Kolstoe, Senior Lecturer and University Ethics Advisor, University of Portsmouth, and Independent chair of Hampshire A (NHS) and the MOD research ethics committees
  • Síle Lane, Head of International Campaigns and Policy, Sense about Science

The first panel (via videoconference link) includes experts in the USA and Denmark, with the aim of getting a global view on research integrity and exploring some international examples of regulation and legislation in this area. The second panel focuses on ‘publication bias’ and the progress of the ‘AllTrials’ campaign, which calls for the outcomes of all clinical trials to be published to ensure that the research record is complete.

Written evidence received by the previous Committee was published at Written evidence received by the current Committee is at

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