Dr Nicole Janz is a political scientist at the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. Her current research agenda includes the impact of globalisation on human rights; determinants of labour standards; and corruption in Brazil.
Methodologically, Nicole focuses on data transparency and replication. She is involved in a number of initiatives such as the Political Science Replication Initiative (PSRI), the Center for Open Science (CFO), and the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS). Nicole regularly writes about reproducibility on her blog.
As a Research Methods Associate at the Social Sciences Research Methods Centre, Nicole teaches statistical methods for graduate students, with a focus on a research-led approach to data analysis.
- Together with future President of the Royal Statistical Society, Sir David Spiegelhalter, Nicole featured in this film about reproducibility (Dec 22, 2015).
- Nicole argued that withholding data is scientific misconduct on the LSE Impact Blog (July 3, 2015)
- Nicole taught on research transparency at the ICPSR summer school at UC Berkeley (June 2015)
"How taking from foreigners affects domestic human rights" (Working Paper Series, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford)
"Bringing the Gold Standard Into the Class Room: Replication in University Teaching" (International Studies Perspectives).