torsdag 10 december 2015

Better use of stats needed in biomedical research, say scientists

From StatsLife - News 
Improved statistical practice is badly needed in biomedical science research, and statistical experts should be called upon more often to ensure this, according to experts working in this particular area of science.

These assertions were made during a symposium held in April this year on the 'Reproducibility and reliability of biomedical research', run jointly by the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Wellcome Trust. More than 70 experts from academia, industry and academic publishing were in attendance and contributed to the speeches, breakout sessions and panel discussions across the two-day symposium.

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