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Retraction Watch

Tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process

Upcoming Retraction Watch appearances

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Here’s a list of scheduled appearances. We’ll update as new dates are added. Find past appearances, often with links to presentations and videos, below the list. Interested in having us speak at your event or class? Contact us at ivan-oransky [at] erols.com.

2014:

SEPTEMBER

11: “The trouble with research misconduct: from identification to response and beyond:” Panel at Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, Ivan and Adam speaking

PAST APPEARANCES

2012

JANUARY

19: ScienceOnline2012, Raleigh, NC:  “Harassing the Powerful for Fun and Profit: An Informal Investigative Reporters’ Guide to Uncovering Secrets and Bypassing Flacks,” Ivan on panel with Charles Duhigg of the New York Times. An audience member captured the whole thing on video. Here’s a collection of resources.

FEBRUARY

10: “The Future of Research and Social Innovation,” Ivan moderating closing plenary at the EFC Research Forum Stakeholders Conference, Barcelona, Spain. Ivan’s presentation from another part of the meeting, “We Are All Gatekeepers Now,” available here.

18: Improbable Research show, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting, Vancouver, Canada, Ivan on stage with Marc Abrahams

MARCH

13: National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions “Creating Connections” conference, Ivan giving talk on “What Makes Research News?  How to Get Journalists’ Attention,” St. Louis, MO. Ivan’s presentation is available here.

15: ORI Conference on Research Integrity, Adam speaking, Washington, DC. Talk available here.

19: Ivan addressing National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on Responsible Science meeting on “Ensuring the Integrity of the Research Process,” Washington, DC. Open to the public.

20: Science Online New York City (SONYC), Ivan on panel on detecting and deterring scientific fraud

23: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) National Professional Development Conference, Ivan on panel, “Scientific Publishing on Fast Forward,” Palm Springs, CA

30: Bioethics Bootcamp: Finding the Must-Read Angle for Science and Medical Stories, organized by Science Writers in New York (SWINY), the Hastings Center, and the City University of New York’s (CUNY)  journalism school, with support from the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), Ivan on panel on conflicts of interest among researchers and physicians, New York, NY. Presentation available here.

APRIL

11: TEDMED 2012, Ivan giving talk, “Is the disease model sick — or just exhausted?”, Washington, DC. Coverage in The Atlantic and The Irish Times.

18-22: Association of Health Care Journalists annual meeting, Ivan and Gary Schwitzer running workshop, “Evaluating Medical Evidence for Journalists,” and Ivan presenting with Rob Logan on finding hidden gems in PubMed, Atlanta, GA. Medical evidence slides here.

23-24: Science Writing in the Age of Denial, Ivan on panel, “Fairness Without False Balance,” Madison, Wisconsin

30:” The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Tell Us About Scientific Transparency,” Ivan giving talk at the Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany

MAY

2: Ivan moderating post-show discussion for Headstrong, featuring Peter Keating and Jill Brooks

10-11: Ivan speaking at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

20: Council of Science Editors Annual Meeting, Ivan on panel, “Coping With Retractions: What’s an Editor to Do?” Seattle, WA

23: Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment and Science at Florida Atlantic University, Ivan speaking on peer review and corruption in science, Jupiter, FL. Slides available here.

31: Brazilian Meeting on Research Integrity, Science and Publication Ethics (BRISPE II), Ivan presenting on “Science publishing: The paper is not sacred,” in Sao Paolo

JUNE

26: Drug Information Association 2012, Ivan on panel, “Publish or Perish — Retracted Scientific Literature,” Philadelphia, PA

AUGUST

14: International Society of Managing and Technical Editors North American Conference, Washington, DC: “Retraction Watch – How We Find Our Stories and What We Find,” Adam speaking on panel

SEPTEMBER

7: Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle: Biomedical Research Integrity Program, Ivan giving a talk

24: E-Patient Connections 2012, Philadelphia: Ivan speaking

OCTOBER

21: “What Are the Different Types of Nonfinancial Conflicts of Interest and How Should They Be Disclosed Among Investigators, Presenters, and Practitioners?” CHEST 2012, Atlanta, Ivan on panel

31: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology seminar series, Huntsville, AL, Ivan speaking on retractions Cancelled by Hurricane Sandy

NOVEMBER

7: Society for Scholarly Publishing Fall Seminar, Washington, DC, Ivan speaking as part of “Publishing Ethics in the New Paradigm: Proactive strategies to maintain high standards for ethics and integrity in today’s environment”

12: Research Misconduct – A Publishing Perspective, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Adam giving talk

12-13 U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Research in the Media: International Workshop for Scientific Journalism, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ivan on several panels

19: “RetractionWatch: Tracking Retractions as a Window into the Scientific Process,” Ivan and Adam giving session in Weill Cornell Medical College’s 2012 Course in the Responsible Conduct of Research, Uris Auditorium, New York

28: 2nd Annual New York Emergency Medicine Health Policy Assembly, New York, Ivan speaking

29: Scientific Studies: All You Need to Know—About What You’re Really Reading, Ivan speaking, SWINY/AHCJ event at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, New York

JANUARY

20: ILSI Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, Ivan giving keynote, “The Role of Media in Reporting and Educating the Public about Scientific Issues.” Video available here.

30-February 3: ScienceOnline2013, Raleigh, NC, Ivan co-moderating panel on covering scientific studies with skepticism

FEBRUARY

15: Ivan speaking to students in the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) mentoring program, Boston (during AAAS meeting)

MARCH

14-17: Association of Health Care Journalists annual meeting, Boston, Ivan on two panels

APRIL

4-5: University of Texas Pan-American PACE Ethics conference, Edinburg, TX, Ivan speaking

9: World Health Care Congress, Washington, DC, Ivan serving as Keynote Chairperson

27: Adam giving a keynote at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB) in Calgary

30: “Envy: Does Scientific Competition Corrupt Science?” at the New York Academy of Sciences, New York,  Ivan on panel

MAY

3: Ivan speaking at Concordia University, Montreal

5: Council of Science Editors meeting, Montreal, Ivan on panel, “The Life of A Retraction

6: “From Stolen Ideas to False Data: Shining a Light on Scientific Misconduct,” Adam speaking on panel at ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) Annual Meeting, Seattle

7: Third World Conference on Scientific Integrity, Montreal, Ivan part of plenary

8: Adam participating in a plagiarism workshop at Colorado State University in Fort Collins

JUNE

5: Society for Scholarly Publishing, San Francisco, Ivan part of workshop, “Mind Your Publication Ethics

10: Friends of National Library of Medicine meeting, Bethesda, MD, Ivan speaking

14: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ivan giving talk,”Can you believe what you read in the (scientific and news)papers?”

14: Association of Health Care Journalists regional workshop, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ivan moderating panel, “Challenges Facing Rural Hospitals”

26-27: World Conference of Science Journalists, Helsinki, Ivan on panel, “Can We Still Trust Science?” and speaking at closing plenary

JULY

29: Rockefeller University’s Summer Science Research Program, New York, Ivan speaking on “Bioethics and Medicine”

AUGUST

1: National Association of Black Journalists, Orlando, FL, Ivan on panel

8: CUMC/ColumbiaDoctors Social Media for Physicians Conference, New York, Ivan on panel

SEPTEMBER

18: Scientific Exposition and Ethics (SEE) Course at the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, Ivan guest-lecturing

21: New York School of Regional Anesthesia meeting, New York, Adam speaking on “Epidemic of Retractions in Anesthesiology

27: “Research Misconduct: Lessons Learned From Three Years of Retraction Watch,” Adam speaking at Madame Tussaud’s, New York, as part of the AIM-Radial Course

OCTOBER

18: RetractionWatch: Tracking Retractions as a Window into the Scientific Process,” Ivan and Adam giving session in Weill Cornell Medical College’s 2013 Course in the Responsible Conduct of ResearchUris Auditorium, New York

21: “Health Behind Bars: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the US Justice System (and How to Report it),” John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, Ivan moderating panel

21: “What Makes a Great Play About Science,” New York, Ivan on EST/Sloan Foundation panel

23: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Ivan guest-lecturing

NOVEMBER

4: Calorie Control Council’s 2013 meeting, Ponte Vedre Beach, FL, Ivan giving talk, “New Media, Traditional Media: How are messages getting through in today’s ecosystem?”

15: New York University Responsible Conduct of Research training, Ivan moderating panel

20-22: Karolinska Institutet and Nov2K, Stockholm, Sweden: Ivan giving series of talks

DECEMBER

11: 3rd Annual New York Emergency Medicine Health Policy Assembly, New York, Ivan speaking

11: Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards, Toronto, Adam speaking

2014:

FEBRUARY

13-14: Publish or Perish? The Future of Academic Publishing & Careers, University of California, Davis, Ivan speaking

17-19: Kavli Foundation Symposium on the Future of Science Journalism, Ivan moderating session on International Journalism

27-March 1: Post-Publication Peer Review on the web: Benefits, risks and ways forward, ScienceOnline2014, Ivan moderating panel

MARCH

27-30: Association of Health Care Journalists annual meeting, Denver, Ivan leading two workshops

APRIL

3: F1000 Tweetchat on reproducibility featuring Ivan

5: Talkback with playwright Carla Ching and game theorist Debraj Ray following Ching’s play “Fast Company,” Ensemble Theatre, New York, Ivan moderating

7: University of the Sciences, Philadephia, Ivan speaking

25: Special Symposium: Medical Journals and the Media – A Common Purpose, Society of General Internal Medicine, San Diego, Ivan on panel

30: STM Annual U.S. Spring Conference, Washington, DC, Ivan on panel, “Ethics and Trust in Journal Publishing: How sound is the system?

MAY

14-16: European Health Journalism conference, Coventry, UK, Ivan speaking

JUNE

15-17: Vienna Biocenter (VBC) PhD retreat, Zwettl, Lower Austria, Ivan speaking

18: UK Conference on Science Journalism, London, Ivan speaking

27: Korean Medical Association, Seoul, Ivan speaking

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Written by Ivan Oransky

December 24, 2011 at 3:13 pm

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  1. When will the 2012 Retraction Watch World Tour t-shirts be available?

    Jeff Grabmeier

    December 24, 2011 at 5:17 pm

  2. Are you able to identify and publish the titles of the journal articles (43 papers) in the case of Shigeaki Kato that are to be retracted? If you can, please do so. Thank you.

    N K Swazo

    September 2, 2013 at 12:22 am


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