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Open Synthesis: Open Science in Evidence Synthesis (second speaker)

Moher, David

Slides to the session "Open Synthesis: Open Science in Evidence Synthesis" by Dr David Moher. Further details of the workshop can be found here:

Dr David Moher is a senior scientist, clinical epidemiology program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, where he directs the centre for journalology (publication science) ( Dr Moher is also an Associate Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, where he holds a University Research Chair. Dr Moher holds an MSc in epidemiology and PhD in clinical epidemiology and biostatistics.

Dr Moher has been involved in developing the science of how to optimally conduct and report systematic reviews for most of his professional career. Another part of his research has focused on how best to develop reporting guidelines. He spearheaded the development of the CONSORT statement and the PRISMA statement. He has been actively involved in the development of many other reporting guidelines and is part of the EQUATOR Network.

Dr Moher leads an active program investigating predatory journals and publishers. More recently Dr. Moher led a program to develop core competencies for scientific journal editors. He is actively developing a program to investigate alternatives to current incentives and rewards in academic medicine. Dr Moher has been recognized several times as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (Web of Science).

The presentation was part of the Open Scholarship Week 2020. It can be viewed at

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