UZH Reproducibility Day 2019

A day devoted to transparent and reproducible research practices.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, KOH-B-10.

Open to all members of UZH: students, researchers, administrative and technical staff

No registration required.

About UZH Reproducibility Day

Get information on issues of reproducibility, learn about solutions and offers at UZH. Take the plunge and practice with experts from CRS in hands-on workshops. Presentations and workshops by experts from across UZH as well as invited speakers:

Joachim Wagner, chief editor of The International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics and Nathalie Le Bot, senior editor at Nature will give the publisher's perspective on replication and reproducibility.

Organized by

Satellite Workshop

Software Carpentry Workshop on February 7 and 8, 2019

Aiming to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

More information and registration

Schedule Info


9 : 00 - 12 : 15

History, issues, causes and solutions of the reproducibility crisis

By Leonhard Held, Eva Furrer, Simon Schwab, Marco Steenbergen, Joachim Wagner, chief editor of The International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics, NN


12 : 15 - 13 : 15

self-catered Lunch break


13 : 15 - 14:30

Infrastructure offers at UZH



14 : 30 - 14 : 45,

self-catered Coffee break


14 : 45 - 17 : 45

Hands-on workshops on preregistration, sample size planning, p-values and Bayes factors, automatic report generation

By Nicolas Langer, Leonhard Held, Carolin Strobl, Eva Furrer, Simon Schwab, Manuela Ott and others


18 : 15 - 19 : 00

Publishers' view on reproducibility

By Natalie Le Bot, senior editor at Nature


19 : 00 - 20 : 00,


Contact Info


UZH CRS, EBPI, Hischengraben 84