Friday, October 30, 2015

Reproducibility of Social Sciences' and Humanities' results

Recently we see many efforts (even challenges) to reproduce experiments and results of social scientific research. One pioneering project is hosted by the Open Science Framework:

Estimating the Reproducibility of Psychological Science

In the project wiki replicated studies are listed:

Even though replication studies are often heavily criticized the current trend fosters a new attention for reproducibility in science and social sciences. Especially big data studies come with replication challenges. 

This seems like a fascinating topic to be studied from an STS perspective.  We are currently collecting bibliographies of existing papers to that topic.

No comments: