Credit, diversity, and research quality in science

April 15, 2023
Carleton University

Rossello 231, Floor 2
Barcelona 08008

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

This event is available both online and in-person


  • Canadian Institute for Advanced Research


University of Missouri, Columbia


Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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This workshop will address credit assignment in science – who gets credit for which discoveries and achievements – and how credit assignment impacts and is impacted by [a] collaboration, [b] assessments of research quality, and [c] issues of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Date: April 15, 2023

Format: Hybrid (register for zoom link, or to indicate physical attendance)

Location: Artchimboldi (Rossellò 231, Floor 2, Barcelona)


9:30 – 9:45                 Introductions and Coffee

9:45 – 11:00                Katie Plaisance and Sara Doody (Waterloo), What “Counts” as Good Science? Reflections from Scientists & Engineers about their Collaborations with Philosophers of Science

11:00 – 11:15             Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:30             Hannah Rubin (Missouri), Structural Causes of Citation Gaps

Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30 (on site)

2:30 – 4:00                  Panel discussion

Host: Joshua Shepherd (Carleton/UB)

Discussants: Megan Peters (UC-Irvine), Adeel Razi (Monash), Sahba Besharati (Witwatersrand), Rafaella Margutti (UC-Berkeley)

Funded by: CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) Catalyst grant (‘Discovery, re-discovered’)


Hosts/PIs: Rafaella Margutti (UC-Berkeley) and Joshua Shepherd (Carleton/University of Barcelona)

To register: e-mail [email protected], and indicate on-line or in-person (space is limited)


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April 8, 2023, 9:00am CET

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