Seminars & Events

Friday, October 20, 2017, 12:00-13:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Why health researchers need to adopt transparent practices
Speaker: Kelly Cobey, PhD
Publications Officer, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, uOttawa
Honorary Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling
Location: General campus – Centre for Practice-Changing Research (CPCR) seminar room L1111 (Host)

Civic campus - Loeb conference room #3

Watch Online:
(archived version will be available after Oct 27, 2017 - same link)

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what research transparency is
  • Identify tools to use to enhance the transparency of research
  • Describe local resources to support open science practices

Dr. Cobey is a Senior Clinical Research Associate in the Ottawa Methods Centre. In her capacity as Publications Officer she provides educational outreach on best practice in academic biomedical publishing. Kelly also consults with researchers one-to-one to provide feedback on research designs and reports. She actively contributes to research on journalology topics, including projects related to predatory journals and reporting quality. Kelly is a member of EQUATOR Canada, an Adjunct Professor in the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and an Honorary Researcher at The University of Stirling. She obtained her PhD in Psychology (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) and has an MRes in Biology (University of Liverpool, England) and BSc in Psychology and Biology (McMaster University, Canada). Prior to her current post Kelly worked as a Lecturer at The University of Stirling (Scotland) and held a Fyssen Research Fellowship (University of Paris North, France).

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