MAQC Awards  

The MAQC Awards brings attention to the importance of reproducibility in science and celebrates the most impactful scientific contributions 

2022 Outstanding Reproducibility in Science Award

Winner: Dr. Marzyeh Ghassemi, PhD

Runner Up: Dr. Brian Nosek, PhD

This award was open to all including non-members. This award was designated to celebrate the scientific contribution of any applicant that published scientific article promoting, establishing, or contributing to reproducible science, especially of massive datasets in human health sciences.

Award amount:  $1500

Application Deadline:  Passed

Eligibility:  Open to all including nonmembers of the MAQC Society (except for Executive Officers of the MAQC Society and the Chair of the MAQC Society Awards Committee – regular MAQC Board members are eligible but cannot be nominated by other MAQC Board members).

Criteria for award:  Awardee must have had a key role (first, corresponding, or primary author) of a significant published scientific article promoting, establishing, or contributing to reproducible science, especially of massive datasets in human health sciences.  The awardee cannot nominate themselves.  Upon receiving applications, the MAQC Society Awards Committee will review applications and decide the winner.  The paper must have been peer-reviewed and published (electronically or otherwise) in the previous calendar year (2021).

Application process:  Nominations were taken by filling out an online form and providing a copy of the scientific article and up to 300 words explaining the importance of the scientific paper to reproducible science and the role that the awardee played related to the paper.

Timeline of the award:  For the 2022 award given at a special MAQC Society meeting on May 5 2022, the paper must have been published, electronically or otherwise, in 2021. Subsequently, the Awards Committee will review all applications and determine the awardee in the first two weeks of April, 2022. The awardee is notified and asked to make a special presentation at an MAQC Society meeting. 

The 2022 MAQC Society Award

Winner: Dr. Ira Deveson

This award was to acknowledge an MAQC Society member’s scientific contribution, that published scientific article promoting, establishing, or contributing to reproducible science, especially of massive datasets in human health sciences.

Award amount:  $1500

Application Deadline:  Passed

Eligibility:  MAQC Society Members except for Executive Officers of the MAQC Society and the Chair of the MAQC Society Awards Committee.  Regular MAQC Board members are eligible but cannot be nominated by other MAQC Board members.

Criteria for award: Awardee must have had a key role (first, corresponding, or primary author) of a significant published scientific article promoting, establishing, or contributing to reproducible science, especially of massive datasets in human health sciences.  The awardee cannot nominate themselves.  Upon receiving applications, the MAQC Society Awards Committee will review applications and determine the winner.  The paper must have been peer-reviewed and published (electronically or otherwise) in the previous calendar year (2021).

Application process:  Nominations will be taken by filling out an online form and providing a copy of the scientific article and up to 300 words explaining the importance of the scientific paper to reproducible science and the role that the awardee played related to the paper.

Timeline of the award:  For the 2021 award given at a special MAQC Society meeting on May 5 2022, the paper must have been published, electronically or otherwise, in 2021.  The application deadline is March 31, 2022. Subsequently, the Awards Committee will review all applications and determine the awardee in the first two weeks of April, 2022. The awardee is notified and asked to make a special presentation at an MAQC Society meeting.

The MAQC 2021 Annual Meeting Awards

The MAQC Society celebrates the contribution of researchers and scientists who advocate and facilitate reproducibility and quality in their research work. The MAQC Society annual meetings provides a platform to those researchers to present their research results and methodology/standards development. 

Awards announced at 2021 MAQC Conference

Outstanding Reproducibility in Science Award

  • Runner Up: Tsuyoshi Miyakawa
  • Winner: Davide Chicco

MAQC Society Award

  • Runner Up: Benjamin Haibe-Kains
  • Winner: Charles Wang

MAQC Research Awards (Young Scientist): 

  • 3rd place: Nicole Bussola
  • 2nd place: Ramyar Molania
  • 1st place: Ira Deveson

MAQC Research Awards (Scientist): 

  • 3rd place: Michael Love
  • 2nd place: Mohammad Sahraeian
  • 1st place: Li Tai Fang

MAQC Society Board names Dr. Weida Tong as Chair Emeritus