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Improving and evaluating reasoning

In January 2017, we commenced work on the SWARM project, which is the University of Melbourne’s team in the larger CREATE program – Crowdsourcing Evidence, Argumentation, Thinking and Evaluation- aims to find ways to improve reasoning by taking advantage of (a) the wisdom … Continue reading

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New publication: Meta-research for evaluating reproducibility in ecology and evolution

Over the last few years we have learned a lot about the reliability of scientific evidence in a range of fields through large scale ‘meta-research’ projects. Such projects take a scientific approach to studying science itself, and can help shed … Continue reading

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The role of scientists in public debate

Monday Feb 6 2017, 9am – 5pm, Storey Hall, RMIT University A one-day workshop for graduate students and early to mid career scientists in conservation and environmental research areas, who are interested in public engagement for practical and/or philosophical reasons. … Continue reading

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