Misaligned Incentives Hurt Science, but We Can Fix Them

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In this talk, Professor Corker shows how researchers are typically evaluated and contrasts that with ideal ways to evaluate the process of scientific output. Funding for open practices, infrastructure, and publication decisions made regardless of outcome incentivize the type of science we want to see occur.

Are you a funder interested in supporting research on the scientific process? Learn more about the communities mobilizing around the emerging field of metascience by visiting metascience.com. Funders are encouraged to review and adopt the practices overviewed at cos.io/top-funders as part of the solution to issues discussed during the Funders Forum.

Link to resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oI3ZExEz7C0

Type of resources: Lecture

Education level(s): Graduate / Professional

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Subject area(s): Education

Language(s): English