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Incorporating Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency into Aging Projects and Papers is a Course

Incorporating Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency into Aging Projects and Papers

Started Dec 4, 2017


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About the Course

This webinar is co-sponsored by the Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center and Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington. This webinar took place on December 4, 2017 @ 12:30 p.m. ET.

Science remains our best means of obtaining objective knowledge of the world, and recent concerns regarding research rigor and reproducibility highlight areas in which we can do even better.

Learning Outcomes

This webinar discusses:

  • Common statistical and logical errors that affect communication and causal inference in biomedical research
  • Unique challenges scientists face when studying longevity, disease progression, and other aspects of aging-related research
  • Suggestions on how to avoid such errors
  • References and resources to improve research quality and reporting

Meet the Panelists

Featuring presentations by:

David B. Allison, Ph.D.
Dean and Provost Professor, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington; Co-Investigator: Development and Implementation of Data Quality Control and Sharing, Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging

Andrew W. Brown, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington

Facilitated by:

Steven N. Austad, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator, Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center; Scientific Director, American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)


Length: 1 hour


School of Public Health


Credit: None


Audience: Everyone

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