The Council of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, in support of the report of the Interacademy Panel (IAP, UK)  entitled  ‘A call for action to improve the reproducibility of biomedical research: Update October 2016’,   endorses the report  and expects Fellows of the Academy to promote and follow the principles and practices described within the report.

Council will develop a proposal of measures for action,  in line with  the recommendations of the report.

Ian Frazer, President, for the Council.