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Science Is Self-Correcting- but the Record Is Not. Opportunities for Improvement for Journals and Scientists

Science is Self-Correcting but the Record is Not
Washington DC, USA
November 13, 2020
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

With the heightened visibility of retracted publications during the COVID-19 pandemic there is opportunity for a dialogue on how and why papers are retracted, why this process can be challenging and ethically-fraught, and how scientific corrections can be improved. In this webinar, invited experts will discuss some of the challenges that exist for scientists and journals when attempts are made to correct the scientific record- through retractions, corrections or letters/commentaries. In a facilitated discussion, we will highlight opportunities for the scientific community and journals to improve the corrections process.

This webinar is supported by the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) North America. ILSI North America is a nonprofit science organization that provides a forum to advance understanding of scientific issues related to the nutritional quality and safety of the food supply. For over a decade, ILSI North America has served as a leader in scientific integrity and public-private research partnerships for the food and nutrition community. ILSI North America receives support primarily from its industry membership.

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Moderator: 
Johanna Dwyer, DSc, RD
Tufts Medical Center

Speakers:
A. Wallace Hayes, PhD
University of South Florida College of Public Health and Michigan State University Center for Integrative Toxicology

Marcia McNutt, PhD
National Academy of Sciences

David Allison, PhD
Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington