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SpotOn London 2016 – Our Video Highlights #SpotOn16

28th November 2016
By Katy Alexander

SpotonThis year Digital Science co-organised SpotOn London 2016 with BioMed Central. The theme: What will peer review look like in 2030?

For those of you that don’t know, SpotOn London brings together three strands of discussions – policy, outreach and tools – in a single day event. If you sadly missed this year’s event, then you can read our summary of the event.

We were fortunate enough to livestream this year’s event thanks to Kaveh Bazargan and Below you can find a selection of videos that capture the spirit of SpotOn London!

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There were many hghlights captured on video during the conference – making it hard for us to select our favorites!

Below you can find the recording of Ivan Oransky’s, co-founder of Retraction Watch, session where he joined us online via a webcam. Ivan disuccsed reasons for the increase in retractions over the last decade and why the future of peer review must embrace post-publication peer review:

Another highlight was a panel discussion that challenged and debated the role of preprints and the transparency in the movement of data. The panel feaured: Frank Norman – The Crick Institute, Ed Gerstner – Nature Research, Cat Williams – Altmetric, Tiago Barros -F1000 and Mimi Keshani – Figshare. They came together for a vibrant and thought-provoking debate:

Do make sure you watch the rest of the videos recorded by – especially for those that were unable to attend!

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