Rigor and Reproducibility
Training in methods to enhance rigor, transparency and reproducibility in research is an integral part of training grant-funded programs at Northwestern. The resources on this page provide additional support in a wide variety of areas related to rigor and reproducibility in scientific research.
- Research Integrity at Northwestern
The Office of Research Integrity at Northwestern provides a list of resources for research-related Principal Investigators (PIs), research teams, and research administration staff. See Resources for Good Research Practices.
- Biostatistics Collaboration Center
Since being established in 2004, the BCC has contributed our expertise in biostatistical science, programming and data management to the high-quality, innovative medical research done by Northwestern investigators that ultimately results in funded grants, peer-reviewed publications and presentations at professional meetings. Services offered include study design and planning, results interpretation, and a free lecture series with topics on biostatistics in medical research. See Biostatistics Collaboration Center.
- Women’s Health Research Institute Sex-Inclusion Toolbox
The Women's Health Research Institute (WHRI) has developed a number of resources for clinicians, researchers, students, patients, and community members interested in sex-based differences in research and health care including the Sex-Inclusion Toolbox. See WHRI Sex-Inclusion Toolbox.
- NU Libraries Data Management Resources
NU Libraries provides an extensive guide to assist researchers in data management resources for data management plans, metadata, data management training, and federal funding agency requirements. See Data Management Resources.
- Columbia University ReaDI Program
The Columbia University Research and Data Integrity (ReaDI) program is designed to enhance data management and research integrity and provides resources for the research lifecycle and by discipline and encourages the dissemination of these resources at other institutions. See Columbia University ReaDI Program.