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Bad Science and Good: Telling the Difference

A conversation with John Ioannidis and Richard Harris

April 5th, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
7th Floor Commons
20 Cooper Square, NY

Kavli Conversations

Kavli Conversations are hosted by NYU’s Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program with support from the Kavli Foundation. Events are open to the public. Webcast will begin at 6:30pm.

Speakers

John Ioannidis is a Professor of Statistics, Medicine, and Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. His landmark 2005 paper, “Why Most Published Research Findings are False,” has helped make him one of the most cited researchers of all time.

Richard Harris is a longtime science correspondent for National Public Radio and the author of the newly published Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope and Wastes Billions.

Moderator

Ivan Oransky is co-founder of Retraction Watch, editor at large of MedPage Today and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at the Carter Institute of Journalism at NYU


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