Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology

2019 Awardee

Dr. Ioannidis
John P.A. Ioannidis, M.D., D.Sc.

Professor of Medicine, of Health Research and Policy, of Biomedical Data Science, and of Statistics
Co-Director, METRICS
Stanford University

Lecture Title: In Scientific Method We Don’t Just Trust: Or Why Replication Has More Value Than Discovery

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May 13, 2019

About this Lecture

In this lecture, Dr. Ioannidis explains the current challenges of balancing discovery and replication in science at large, describes different forms of replication, and explains why reproducibility is important.

Dr. Ioannidis presents the strengths and weaknesses of some proposed solutions for improving research practices toward making research more reproducible and useful.

About Dr. Ioannidis

Dr. Ioannidis is the leading researcher worldwide on meta-research, the systematic evaluation of research practices and how they can be optimized.