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  1. Podcast – Bad Science Part 2: Cogs in the Machine – PeerJ Blog

    (Listen to Bad Science Part 1 here)

    Cogs in the machine

    PeerJ co-founder Jason Hoyt speaks with Cardiff University psychology professor Chris Chambers in this ongoing series on “Bad Science.”

    Introduction

    0:05 – The widening division between science and the public

    Part 1: Reproducibility vs Playing the Game (01:25)

    1:55 – Selling stories to get into top journals

    7:30 – Hitting roadblocks as a young researcher

    9:44 – Origins of registered reports

    13:44 – Old guard vs registered reports

    16:15 – Is Open Science bad for your career?

    19:15 – The academic training system needs to be rebuilt / Reproducibility Network

    22:50 – Max Weber and Academic Careerism

    Part 2: Science & Politics (31:05)

    31:30 – Post-WW2 science funding explosion and unintended consequences

    32:45 – Providing research to politicians

    34:57 – It’s not our job to hold back knowledge

    40:05 – Failure to engage

    43:05 – Technocracy vs Democracy

    46:59 – Remembering why we do science

    52:39 – Closing

    LINKSChris Chambers on TwitterChris at Cardiff University

    REFERENCES

    The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice by Chris Chambers On Amazon

    Florian Markowetz. Five selfish reasons to work reproducibly. Genome Biology. 2015 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-015-0850-7

    Munafò et al. A manifesto for reproducible science. Nature Human Behaviour. 2017. https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41562-016-0021

    American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin (2006 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography)

    MUSIC

    Original music by Jeremy Sherman. Licensed(73171-MTR-108920). www.neosounds.com/songs/2491

    https://peerj.com/blog/post/115284880898/podcast-bad-science-part-2-cogs-in-the-machine/

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