Why is getting it wrong good for science?


23 October 2021

23 October 2021
Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Parks Road

Why is getting it wrong good for science?

About Why is getting it wrong good for science?

Do you feel confident trusting the science behind discoveries?

Hosted by Elsevier, publisher of Cell, The Lancet, and ScienceDirect, join Tracey Brown OBE from Sense About Science to explore how the research community can improve trust in the scientific process.

Find out why getting things wrong can be good for progress by questioning the problems and opportunities for discovery and innovation. A reception will follow the live event.

This event is offered in-person at the Oxford Univerisity Museum of Natural History and simultaneously as a digital live stream. Please ensure you choose the correct ticket type for your preferred attendance.




The event is part of IF Oxford science and ideas Festival

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COVID security

The organisers encourage visitors to continue wearing masks and to practice social distancing so that we can all feel safe and protected. They see this as an important step to protecting everyone involved in creating culture in Oxford and kindly request that visitors remain considerate during this time. In the event of a change in COVID status, the Festival reserves the right to convert in-person events to digital if required and will inform all ticket holders of any changes.