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Lex Bouter

Lex Bouter

Professor of Methodology and Integrity
Amsterdam University, Vrije Universiteit

Professor Lex M Bouter has a tenured Chair in Methodology and Integrity at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers and the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Humanities of the Vrije Universiteit. Before taking up the current position he was Professor of Epidemiology.

He is a member of the Steering Committee of the REWARD (REduce research Waste And Reward Diligence) Alliance. He is currently mainly involved in teaching and research regarding responsible conduct of research, questionable research practices and research misconduct. In 2017 he organized and co‐chaired the 5th World Conference on Research Integrity in Amsterdam and became chair of the World Conferences on Research Integrity Foundation.

Lex Bouter has a keen interest in clinimetrics and systematic reviews. In 1988 he published a textbook on epidemiology, the seventh revised Dutch edition of which appeared in 2016 and the first English edition in 2018. Lex Bouter has 703 scientific publications contained in the Web of Science, which have been cited more than 60,000 times leading to a h‐index of 121. He supervised 75 PhD students, of whom to date 16 were appointed as professor.

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