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Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust in Science 2022 Conference: Improving the robustness of scientific research

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Date and Time
Date(s) - 07/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
12:45 - 13:30
Location
Wellcome Genome Campus, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton


This meeting will bring together an international audience of researchers motivated to improve the robustness of scientific research. It will also include important stakeholder groups such as data and services providers, tool developers, publishers, institutions and funders that are developing policies relating to research reproducibility.

The overarching theme of the 2022 conference is to position the challenge of reproducibility and replicability as a behaviour-change problem that, when addressed, can lead to culture change within research. The various approaches to effecting and supporting this culture change will be explored in this year’s programme.

Discussions will include topics such as the challenges of ensuring reproducibility and replicability in large, multicentre research collaborations, training researchers in reproducibility, the role of policy development, tools that support reproducibility and replicability, social and behavioural aspects of culture change, local challenges to reproducibility on a global scale, and improving reproducibility and replicability leads to better-quality, transparent and more equitable research outputs, building.

The format will include presentations from international leaders with ample time for discussion and debate. Abstracts on all areas of the conference are welcome for a poster or oral presentation. The participation of early career researchers will be a strong and prominent thread throughout the conference.

In addition to the plenary presentations and discussion, the conference will include a panel discussion aligned with workshops on how we could better demonstrate and measure progress in delivering more reproducible and replicable research, giving all delegates an opportunity to contribute.

This conference will be a hybrid meeting – with onsite or virtual attendance. For more detailed information of the event, please see the Wellcome Connecting Science event page.

Programme

The conference will start at approximately 12.50 on Wednesday 7 September and close at approximately 13.30 on Friday 9 September 2022. All times are in BST. See the time where you are here.

Topics will include:

  • Research culture and integrity
  • Trust in science
  • Global perspectives on open science
  • Training
  • Big team science

A detailed programme will be available soon.

Registration and accomodation

Registration deadline: 9 August (in-person) | 31 August 2022 (virtual)

In-person Registration
Fee
Student/trainee £350
Academic/non-profit organisation £450
Healthcare professional £450
Commercial/for-profit organisation £550
Onsite accommodation £180

The in-person registration fee includes:

  • Full access to scientific programme: oral and poster presentations, and networking on campus
  • Access to the online conference portal to network with online participants
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) and refreshments during the conference. Breakfast will be provided for delegates who have booked onsite accommodation.
  • Recordings of the live-stream sessions, which will be available ‘on-demand’ for four weeks after the event ends.
Virtual Registration Fee
Delegates from LMICs* Free
Student/trainee £50
Academic/non-profit organisation £100
Healthcare professional £100
Commercial/for-profit organisation £150

Virtual registration fee includes:

  • Access to the virtual event portal (Log in details will be emailed a few days before the event starts)
  • Live-stream sessions, including posters and online networking channels
  • Recordings of the live-stream sessions, available ‘on-demand’ for four weeks after the event ends.

* To promote more inclusive scientific discussions with international colleagues at our conferences, virtual delegates based in Lower and Middle-Income Countries can register for free (see list of countries here).

Accommodation
Booked accommodation is for the nights of 7 and 8 September 2022.

Please note: there is limited onsite accommodation and this will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis; therefore, early registration is recommended. If you wish to book campus accommodation either side of the conference dates, please contact the Hinxton Hall Conference Centre directly.

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Travel visas
Citizens of many countries can travel to the UK to attend a course or conference without needing a visa. Please check the UK government website for visitor information: https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor.

Confirmed attendees requiring a letter to support a visa application should contact the conference organiser.

Financial assistance

A limited number of registration bursaries are available to attend this conference in person (up to 50% of the registration fee). Priority will be given to PhD students submitting abstracts who are facing financial barriers. For more information, please see the Wellcome Connecting Science event page.

Organisers – Wellcome Connecting Science

Zoey Willard, Conference & Events Organiser
Nagehan Ramazanoglu Bahadir, Scientific Programme Officer

Questions?

Email the organiser+44 (0)1223 495100

 

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