Lorena Barba on Reproducibility and Replicability

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Lorena Barba recently contributed to the National Academies of Sciences’ report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science.

“When scientists cannot confirm the results from a published study, to some it is an indication of a problem, and to others, it is a natural part of the scientific process that can lead to new discoveries. As directed by Congress, the National Science Foundation (NSF) tasked this committee to define what it means to reproduce or replicate a study, to explore issues related to reproducibility and replicability across science and engineering, and to assess any impact of these issues on the public’s trust in science…”




Ryan Watkins