David Mellor

David Mellor is a project manager at the Center for Open Science and works to encourage preregistration. He received his PhD from Rutgers University in ecology and evolution has been an active researcher in the behavioral ecology and citizen science communities.

Testing a Hypothesis? Be Upfront About It and Win $1,000

Both researchers and publishers are drawn to interesting results, and at times research bends itself to achieve those results — regardless of what hypothesis was originally under scrutiny. We must hold ourselves accountable to decisions made before seeing the data, argues David Mellor, who introduces a new prize for scholars who preregister their research.

7 years ago