Post-publication peer review in science: Reflections on retractions and medical journalism
The Ethics Council at Karolinska Institutet organizes an Ethics seminar: Post-publication peer review in science: Reflections on retractions and medical journalism
Retractions are rising and the society's confidence in medical research is declining. What roles do the scientists, journalists and scientific publishers play in these events? How is the scientific community changing with the increased role for post-publication examination and debate on the internet? These and other burning issues for the 21st century scientist will be discussed in this lecture by Ivan Oransky.
Ivan Oransky runs the widely known homepages retractionwatch.com and embargowatch.com, and is well-recognized for his engagement in questions concerning ethics, medical journalism and the role of the scientific publishers. He has a background in clinical medicine and is the vice president and global editorial director of MedPage Today. In addition, he teaches medical journalism at New York University's Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program, and is the vice president of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
He has previously been the executive editor of Reuters Health, managing editor of Scientific American online, deputy editor of The Scientist, and much more.
Mingling with refreshments afterwards.
All are warmly welcome!
The Ethics Council at Karolinska Institutet