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10am THE CREDIBILITY REVOLUTION IN PSYCHOLOGY
Professor Simine Vazire (University of California, Davis)
(includes morning tea)
Abstract: A fundamental part of the scientific enterprise is for each field to engage in critical self-examination to detect errors in our theories and methods, and improve them. In this talk, I discuss how well psychology, as a science, has been living up to this ideal, and what principles should guide our efforts to improve our science.
Bio: Simine Vazire is a professor in the department of psychology at the University of California, Davis in the USA. She conducts research on self-knowledge, personality, and meta-science. Her meta-science work includes studying the publication and peer review process and tracking trends in published research in psychology over time. She is the editor in chief of Social Psychological and Personality Science, a senior editor at Collabra: Psychology, and an associate editor of Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. She co-founded the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science and serves on the board of that society, as well as the board of the Association for Psychological Science.
11:30am INSIGHTS FROM PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND THE TURN TO PRACTICE
Dr Kristian Camilleri (History and Philosophy of Science, UniMelb)
Bio: Kristian Camilleri is a lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne. He teaches widely in HPS.
1pm META- AND OPEN SCIENCE ISSUES ACROSS DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES
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2:30pm INTRO TO THE REPLICATION PREDICTION PROJECT
An introduction to IMeRG’s new project, and specifically to the afternoon’s workshop. By Associate Professor Fiona Fidler, Dr Bonnie Wintle, Dr Hannah Fraser and IMeRG.
3pm REPLICATION PREDICTION PROJECT WORKSHOP – 1
Get hands on experience at predicting whether replication study outcomes will successfully replicate previous findings. Small friendly groups.
Drinks, snacks and conversation.
9am WORK-IN-PROGRESS from the Interdisciplinary MetaResearch Group (IMeRG)
Fiona Fidler [Discipline goes here]
Replication and ‘mere’ replication
Steve Kambouris History and Philosophistory and Philosophy Science
Are Reproducibility and Replicability just a matter of making tacit knowledge explicit?
Felix Singleton Thorn Psychology
Research planning practices
Hannah Fraser Ecology
Questionable Research Practices in hypothesis testing research
Elise Gould Ecology
Questionable Research Practices in non-hypothesis testing research
10am REPLICATION PREDICTION PROJECT WORKSHOP – 2
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Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference 29th November 2018 at Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland
Hannah Fraser – Questionable Research Practices in Ecology