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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board On Behavioral Cognitive and Sensory Sciences
Board On Behavioral Cognitive and Sensory Sciences
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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Reproducibility and Replicability in Science
ReproducibilityAs the result of a congressional mandate, the National Science Foundation has asked the National Academies to explore the issues of reproducibility and replication in scientific and engineering research. The committee will explore what is known and identify areas that may need more information to ascertain the extent of reproducibly and replication, review current activities to improve reproducibly and replication highlighting examples of good practices, and examine factors that adversely affect reproducibly and replication.

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Committee Members
Committee Members' bios

Harvey V. Fineberg, Chair, (NAM), President, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 
David Allison (NAM), Dean and Provost Professor, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington  
Lorena A. Barba, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University
Dianne Chong (NAE), Vice President, Materials, Manufacturing Structure and Support, Boeing Research and Technology, Retired  
David Donoho (NAS), Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Department of Statistics, Stanford University  
Juliana Freire, Professor, Computer Science and Data Science, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University  
Gerald Gabrielse (NAS), Director, Center for Fundamental Physics, Northwestern University
Constantine Gatsonis,
Director, Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University
Edward (Ned) Hall, 
Department of Philosophy, Harvard University
Thomas Jordan (NAS), Professor, Earth Sciences, W. M. Keck Foundation and University of Southern California  
Dietram A. Scheufele, John E. Ross Professor, Science Communication, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of
Victoria Stodden, Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois  
Simine Vazire, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis
Timothy Wilson, Sherrell J. Aston Professor, Psychology, University of Virginia 
Wendy Wood, Provost Professor, Psychology and Business, University of Southern California  


Upcoming Meetings
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April 18-19, 2018
May 31-June 1, 2018

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Staff Information


Jennifer Heimberg, Study Director, Division on Earth and Life
Thomas Arrison, Program Director, Policy and Global Affairs
Adrienne Stith Butler, Associate Board Director, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, DBASSE
Michael Cohen, Senior Program Officer, DBASSE
Michelle Schwalbe, Board Director, Division on Engineering and
   Physical Sciences
Garret Tyson, Program Assistant, DBASSE
Tina Winters, Associate Program Officer, DBASSE



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