Jun 30, 2020
Episode length: 27:23
Author: Young M.
Publication: The utility of failure: a taxonomy for research and scholarship Perspect Med Educ. 2019 Dec;8(6):365-371.
Purpose of study:
Meredith riffed philosophy of science concepts and on Firestein’s book called Failure: why science is successful (Oxford Press 2016) and explored the idea that failure of a well-designed study has benefit. She set out to:
• provide language for describing scholarly failures,
• promote learning and interpretation from failed projects, and
• support discussions of the value of failed scholarly projects (p.366).
Voting for Methodology: 25:13
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