Training at CRS

UZH Reproducibility Day 2019

A day devoted to transparent and reproducible research practices.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, KOH-B-10.

Open to all members of UZH: students, researchers, administrative and technical staff

No registration required.

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Tentative schedule:

9:00 - 12:15: History, issues, causes and solutions of the reproducibility crisis

By Leonhard Held, Eva Furrer, Simon Schwab, Marco Steenbergen, Joachim Wagner, chief editor of The International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics, NN

13:15 - 14:30 Infrastructure offers at UZH

14:45 - 17:45 Hands-on workshops on preregistration, sample size planning, p-values and Bayes factors, automatic report generation

By Nicolas Langer, Leonhard Held, Carolin Strobl, Eva Furrer, Simon Schwab, Manuela Ott and others

18:15 - 19:00 Publishers' view on reproducibility

By Natalie Le Bot, senior editor at Nature

19:00 - 20:00 Apéro

Software Carpentry 2019

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

Who: The course is aimed at members of UZH: students, researchers, administrative and technical staff. You don't need to have any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop.

Where: Seminarraum Y27-H-25, Irchel Campus.

When: Feb 7-8, 2019.

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