RCTs To Fix Science?

[From a letter published in the September 22 issue of Science entitled “Addressing scientific integrity scientifically”]
“To introduce greater rigor into the study of research integrity and the factors that foster or discourage responsible behavior, the participants at the Fifth World Conference on Research Integrity endorsed the “Amsterdam Agenda” (1). Under this Agenda, the newly created World Conferences on Research Integrity Foundation plans to establish a registry for research on research integrity. The registry will ask researchers to describe the integrity problem they are addressing, how the problem affects research, the intervention they are introducing to address the problem, why they hypothesize that the intervention will work, how they will assess the outcome, and their plans for data sharing.”
To read more, click here (the full text is behind a paywall)

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