University of Minnesota, Nov 2019

I’ll be speaking in the Colloquium for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine at the University of Minnesota on November 15, 2019 The methodologists: following the scientists who make tools, not facts Much work in science and technology studies (STS) has focused on the production of scientific facts, and the scientists who…

Johns Hopkins University, Oct 2019

I’ll be presenting a pre-circulated paper in the Johns Hopkins History of Science, Technology and Medicine colloquium series on October 31st, 2019. Humans as a model for animals: Patterning preclinical reproducibility reform after clinical research In 2011 and 2012, two groups of pharmaceutical industry scientists published reports on their experiences attempting to reproduce results from…

University of Lübeck, Sept 2019

I’ll be speaking at the workshop “Replication of Crises: Psychology in Times of Epistemic Upheaval” at the University of Lübeck on Sept 19-20, 2019. Jumping the species barrier: reproducibility concerns as a trans-disciplinary phenomenon One of the unique aspects of the reproducibility/replication crisis is that it is a trans-disciplinary phenomenon. A 2016 study conducted by…

4S annual meeting, Sept 2019

I’ll be participating in two panels at the 4S annual meeting on Sept 4-7, 2019. The first is a panel co-organized with Sergio Sismondo, “Classic STS Papers, Re-incorporated, Reimagined, Re-enacted.” The second is a panel organized by Aaron Panofsky and David Peterson, “Reproducibility and Other Problems: Practical and Institutional Responses to Contemporary Crises in Science.”…