Seminars & Events

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 13:00-14:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Reducing the misuse of metrics in research
Speaker: Dr. Stefanie Haustein
Dr. Haustein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa. She co-directs the #ScholCommLab, a research group that analyzes all aspects of scholarly communication in the digital age. Her research focuses on scholarly communication, bibliometrics, altmetrics and open science and analyzes the role of social media in academia. She is presently developing a metrics literacy program which intends to improve how scholarly metrics are used.
Location: General Hospital Main Auditorium (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=142076850 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 11:00-12:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
Writing and registering a meaningful protocol
Speaker: Dr. An-Wen Chan
Dr. Chan is a Phelan Scientist at the Women's College Research Institute, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a Staff Dermatologist at the Women's College Hospital. Dr. Chan's research interests include the epidemiology and management of high-risk skin cancer in solid organ transplant recipients, as well as addressing issues of transparency and biases in clinical trials. He currently chairs the international SPIRIT initiative to improve the quality of clinical trial protocols.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141878178 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca
Thursday, March 05, 2020, 13:00-14:00
The Clinical Epidemiology Program presents
The wild west of scientific publishing: What we've learned at Retraction Watch
Speaker: Dr. Ivan Oransky
Dr. Oransky is VP, Editorial at Medscape, Distinguished Writer In Residence at NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute, and co-founder of Retraction Watch. Retraction watch "tracks retractions as a window into the scientific process". He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University, where he was executive editor of The Harvard Crimson, his medical degree from New York University, and completed an internship at Yale before leaving medicine to be a full-time journalist.
Location: General Hospital, 5th floor Critical Care Wing, Room W5225 (directions attached)

Watch online: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast?id=141886750 (link works best in Explorer)

Centre for Journalology Speaker Series

The Centre for Journalology, based at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 speaker series. Please see details of the first three talks below. Join us and our invited external speakers to learn more about publication best practices. Talks will be relevant to both clinical and basic science researchers.

For more information please contact Kelly Cobey at kcobey@ohri.ca

Please note that OHRI seminars are open to all members of OHRI and partner institutions. Members of the general public are asked to contact the communications office (613-737-8899 x 73325; jganton@ohri.ca) for more information about the research presented at OHRI seminars.