Monthly Archives: February 2017

Reproducibility: The EQUATOR Network and reporting guidelines

Increasing awareness of the lack of reproducibility in research has prompted many scientists and other professionals to develop strategies to improve research reproducibility. One key reason why there is so much waste in biomedical research is because many reports of research are incomplete or inaccurate. One group that has endeavoured improve the reporting of health research by developing reporting guidelines

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Minimising false positives and false negatives in research

In December 2016, the Journal of Applied Physiology commenced the series Cores of Reproducibility in Physiology (CORP) to highlight the lack of reproducibliity in physiology research and provide solutions. In the first CORP article, statistician Dogulas Curran-Everett explains that to improve reproducibility in research, experiments and analyses need to minimise false positive and false negative findings. The false positive rate

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