UCL Division of Medicine


DoM Seminar: Dr Stuart Ritchie

03 June 2021, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Dr Stuart Ritchie

'Science Fictions: The Problems of Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype in Science'

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students






Sophie Oliver-Styller – Division of Medicine

'Science Fictions: The Problems of Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype in Science'

Dr Stuart Ritchie 
Early Career Research Fellow Lecturer, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre,
King's College London

Host: Professor Derek Gilroy 
Head of Dept. Experimental & Translational MedicineScientific Director, Division of Medicine 

Thursday 3rd June 2021 at 13:00 -14:00
This seminar will be streamed online: 

The seminars are open to UCL & UCLH staff, students and their visitors   
Please contact s.oliver-styller@ucl.ac.uk for all enquires  

Audience members: Please ensure that your mic is muted and video turned off during the talk. There will be a 10-minute Q&A at the end of the talk. Please ensure that you use the ‘raise hand’ function if you would like to ask a question. Thank you.  

Stuart Ritchie is a psychologist and a Lecturer at the Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King's College London. Stuart received his PhD in Psychology from The University of Edinburgh in 2014. His research focuses on human cognitive development, and he has a side interest in scientific integrity and meta-science. 

Science Fictions is the new popular science book by Dr Stuart Ritchie. It presents an insider’s view on how fraud, bias, negligence, and hype affect scientific research, and undermine the search for truth. 

The Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship Program is a globally competitive fellowship program for early and mid-career researchers whose work is dedicated to improving the development, learning, and living conditions of children and youth.