12.00 - 13.00 Registration, Free Lunch & Course Market
13:00 - 13:15 Opening by prof. Frank Miedema, PhD (Chair Open Science Platform, Utrecht University)
Prof. dr. Frank Miedema is the dean of the faculty of Medicine and vice-president of the board of the UMC Utrecht until 1st of March 2019. Apart from that, he has played a leading role in the past few years in the ‘Science in Transition’ movement. As of the 1st of March 2019, he will be appointed by both UMC Utrecht and Utrecht University to further stimulate and design Open Science in Utrecht. During his opening talk he will focus on the emergence of Open Science and of his plans the coming years in Utrecht.
13.15 - 14.00 Reproducibility in practice: "1 billion correlations: why we need to think more about analytical flexibility in research" – Amy Orben, BA (University of Oxford)
Amy Orben is a college lecturer and DPhil Candidate at the University of Oxford. Amy is an experimental psychologist at the University of Oxford, investigating the effects of social media and other digital technologies on the well-being of adolescents. She is in the last year of her DPhil, where she has used innovative statistical methods to map analytical flexibility and transparently estimate effects of interest. Her work regularly questions her field's popular assumptions and outdated statistical techniques. Alongside her research, she regularly contributes to media and policy debate, having recently presented her work to UK parliament and contributed to a wide range of BBC programmes.
14.00 – 14.45 Fraud hunting – Marcel van der Heyden, PhD (UMC Utrecht)
Marcel van der Heyden is an associate professor in Medical Physiology at University Medical Center Utrecht. He published two papers (2009, 2017) about scientific misconduct and fraud. In his talk, he will provide you with remarkable examples, share his ethical concerns and experiences in interactions with journal editors on this issue.
14.45 – 15.00 Break
15.00 – 16.00 Workshops round 1
16.00 – 17.00 Workshops round 2
17.00 – 17.15 Break
17.15 – 18.00 Lessons learned – Prof. Marc Bonten, PhD (UMC Utrecht)
Marc Bonten is a clinical microbiologist, head of medical microbiology and infectious epidemiology coordinator at UMC Utrecht. He has received a large number of national and internatioanl research grants as well the ESCMID 2015 Award in recognition of his important contribution to research and education in the field of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases in general and antibiotic resistance in particular. His talk will be about the obstacles he encountered during his academic career and the lessons he learned by overcoming these.
18.00 – 18.15 Ceremony PhD Day Creativity Award
Submit the most creative and original representation of your PhD Project to participate in the PhD Day Creativity Award!
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Part III (Optional)
18.30 - 21.00 Networking, Drinks & Free Dinner at the Utrecht Botanical Gardens (space is limited!)