Open up the science section of a newspaper and you will come across an article on the alleged reproducibility crisis in science. According to a recent survey, the vast majority of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist’s experiments. Had I known that a couple of years ago, I might not have gone through my own reproducibility crisis.
Professor Marcus Munafò from the University of Bristol came to Groningen for the mini-symposium “Is science having an integrity crisis?”. I interviewed him about research reproducibility issues and potential solutions.
First column in the series “A doc’s life” on the ups and downs of being a postdoctoral researcher. I have to be straight with you right off the bat: writing in English feels a bit like wearing a straitjacket.