Symposium Creating valuable knowledge and reducing research waste: perspective of multiple stakeholders in the academic system

July 3, 2019Maastricht, Netherlands
Last modified: June 16, 2019

According to the Lancet series in 2009, 85% of produced research is research waste. This symposium will discuss the role and responsibility of the academic system in reducing this waste, by looking at the perspective of the academic, the publisher, the research funder and the industry.

Prof. Dr. Maurice Zeegers, Professor of Complex Genetics and Epidemiology, Maastricht University

Prof. Dr. Andre Knottnerus, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care, Maastricht University
Dr. IJsbrand Jan Aalbersberg, SVP Research Integrity at Elsevier
Prof. Dr. Paul Iske, Founder Institute of Briljant Failures, Professor of Open Innovation, Maastricht University
Prof. Dr. Lex Bouter, Professor of Methodology and Integrity, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Date and time: 3th of July 2019, 10:30-12:30
Location: Maastricht School of Business and Economics
Tongersestraat 53, 6211 LM, Maastricht

At 14:00 the symposium is followed by the PhD defence ‘Selective Citation and its Consequences’ by Miriam Urlings. Please register for the symposium before 28 June via

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