BioSciences Seminar Series - Decision making biases in science
As part of the 2018 BioSciences Seminar Series, Professor Jill Klein will present a Leadership in Science Lecture, hosted by Dr Libby Rumpf.
Our decision making is often vulnerable to the effects of cognitive biases. In this talk, Jill will discuss several biases that can affect scientific endeavours as well as remedies for these biases.
This lecture will run for 30 minutes, followed by Q&A and tea, coffee and networking.
Professor Jill Klein, Professorial Fellow in Medical Education, Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Marketing, Melbourne Business School
Professor Jill Klein
Professorial Fellow in Medical Education, Melbourne Medical School and Professor of Marketing, Melbourne Business School
University of Melbourne
Jill Klein received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1990. During the following seven years she was a member of faculty in the Marketing Department at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and spent periods as Visiting Professor at Bond University School of Business, Queensland, Australia, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland and The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. From 1997 through 2008 she was on the faculty at INSEAD, including four years on the INSEADAsia campus in Singapore. She joined Melbourne Business School in 2009 and Melbourne Medical School in 2015. Jill Klein’s teaching specialties are clinical decision making, leadership, emotional intelligence and resilience. Her research interests are medical decision making, junior doctor resilience in the face of medical error, and medical student well being. She has had articles published in the British Medical Journal, British Medical Journal: Quality and Safety, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Marketing, and Journal of Business Ethics.