Open Science

Watch The Lecture: The ‘E’ In Science Stands For Equity
News
November 1, 2023

Watch The Lecture: The ‘E’ In Science Stands For Equity

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Surveys Provide Insight Into Three Factors That Encourage Open Data and Science
Research
September 19, 2023

Surveys Provide Insight Into Three Factors That Encourage Open Data and Science

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How Three False Starts Stifle Open Social Science
News
June 30, 2022

How Three False Starts Stifle Open Social Science

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Weighing the Benefits from New Data-Sharing Rules from the National Institutes of Health
Industry
April 12, 2022

Weighing the Benefits from New Data-Sharing Rules from the National Institutes of Health

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Librarian Pilots the Path Linking Open Scholarship and Impact

Librarian Pilots the Path Linking Open Scholarship and Impact

The Association of Research Libraries has named North Carolina State open knowledge librarian to head a pilot program, Accelerating the Social Impact of Research.

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Event: The Future of Open Science: The Need to Change Culture to Change Science

Event: The Future of Open Science: The Need to Change Culture to Change Science

Join the American Psychological Association for a free webinar on April 26, 2021. Improvements in the openness, rigor, and reproducibility of psychological […]

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What a Chastened Discipline Can Teach All of Social Science About Open Science

What a Chastened Discipline Can Teach All of Social Science About Open Science

A new article in PS: Political Science & Politics analyses psychological science in the aftermath of a “replication crisis” and “credibility revolution” and explicitly examines “what social scientists can learn from this story.”

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Open Science Should Learn from the Evolution of Open Government Data

Open Science Should Learn from the Evolution of Open Government Data

By looking at the evolving history of the open government data movement, scientists can see both limitations to current approaches and identify ways to move forward from them.

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Can We Have Open Science Where No Scholar Is Left Behind?

Can We Have Open Science Where No Scholar Is Left Behind?

While the dominant model of open access using article processing charges lowers financial barriers for readers, it has erected a new paywall at the other end of the pipeline, blocking access to publication for less-privileged authors.

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Reward and Recognize Open Science?

Reward and Recognize Open Science?

Calls to align incentives in academia to promote open research practices are not new. However, in recent years research funders are increasingly implementing policies and schemes designed to promote open science practices amongst researchers. In this post, Maria Cruz and Hans de Jonge outline details of the Dutch Research Council’s (NWO) new Open Science Fund, which they suggest is the natural next step towards a culture of open science in Dutch research.

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Maximizing the Utility of Open Science

Maximizing the Utility of Open Science

A key political driver of open access and open science policies has been the potential economic benefits that they could deliver to public and private knowledge users. However, the empirical evidence for these claims is rarely substantiated. In this post Michael Fell, discusses how open research can lead to economic benefits and suggests that if these benefits are to be more widely realized, future open research policies should focus on developing research discovery, translation and the capacity for research utilization outside of the academy.

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What’s That? The Replication Crisis is Good for Science?

What’s That? The Replication Crisis is Good for Science?

The ‘replication crisis’ certainly is uncomfortable for many scientists whose work gets undercut, and the rate of failures may currently be unacceptably high. But psychologist and statistician Eric Loken argues that confronting the replication crisis is good for science as a whole.

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