The CMCI Working Group, Reproducibility in Sciences or SciRep for short, was recently highlighted in the Lewiston Tribune. The group is comprised of a marketer, a philosopher, a statistician and a computer scientist. They are looking for ways to improve traditional research methods by examining an emerging pattern that shows results from many scientific studies can’t be reproduced.

Group leader Berna Devezer is an associate professor of marketing who enjoys thinking about theoretical problems. “Science is not that linear,” says Devezer. “It progresses in a very chaotic manner. You cannot really trace where knowledge came from. It goes through so many different processes.”

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Devezer presented her work to university leadership and donors at the IRIC during Homecoming weekend.