30 May - 2 June

25 - 27 June

7th World Conference on Research Integrity, Cape Town, South Africa.

The theme of the conference is ‘Fostering Research Integrity in an Unequal World’. For more information, please visit the website:

15th EASE Conference, Valencia, Spain. The theme of the conference will be promoting sustainability and diversity in research: the role of editors.


20 - 22 February

Sharing Strategies for Research Improvement. REWARD-EQUATOR Centre conference, Berlin.

We now have extensive evidence of the prevalence and impact of many wasteful research practices and practical strategies are emerging to improve research. At the REWARD | EQUATOR Conference 2020 our focus will shift to place emphasis on the development, evaluation and implementation of strategies to reduce waste and increase quality in research.


2 - 5 June

6th World Conference on Research Integrity, Hong Kong, June 2-5, 2019, which is co-organized by Melbourne, will explore the application of new research findings to develop new and better solutions to address New Challenges for Research Integrity


27 - 28 November

8 - 10 June

7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation partnering with The REWARD Alliance on theme of ‘Ensuring Value in Research’  is being held on 27-28 November 2018, Sydney. Keynote speakers include Virginia Barbour, Hilda Bastian, Glenn Begley, Tom Walley, and Malcolm Macleod.

14th EASE Conference, Balancing innovation and tradition in science editing.
8-10 June 2018, Bucharest, Romania. The programme is available on the website and includes a session on reducing waste in research.


10 - 12 June

10 - 14 May

13th EASE Conference, 10-12 June 2016, Strasbourg, France. Following the very successful 12th EASE Conference that was held in Split, Croatia in 2014, the next EASE conference will take place in Strasbourg, 10-12 June 2016. The main theme is  “Scientific integrity: editors on the front line” along with many other hot topics. There will also be pre and post-conference practical workshops.

The Health Technology Assessment international’s HTAi 2016 Annual Meeting hosted by the Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo in collaboration with HTA agencies of Japan will include a special session on “Waste in Science”.


28 - 30 September

19 - 20 November

6 November

31 May - 3 June

Video summary of Edinburgh REWARD/EQUATOR conference, 2016

An 8 minute video summary of highlights from the 2016 Edinburgh REWARD/EQUATOR conference is now available.

Metrics conference: improving biomedical research 2015: challenges and solutions

The Lancet and The Lancet Neurology arranged a symposium on, “Clinical Research in Dementia: Increasing Value and Reducing Waste” at the Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease (CTAD) conference in Barcelona.

4th World Research Integrity Conference “Research rewards and integrity: improving systems to promote responsible research”– Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


8 January

16 May

Wednesday, 8 January 2014: DH Symposium on the Lancet Series on Research – London, United Kingdom

Friday, 16 May 2014: One-day scientific meeting “Improving reporting to decrease the waste of research” – Paris, France