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What's all the buzz about? Open science and transparency practices are hot topics in the scientific community and in the media at large. Read about COS, our projects, and related news below.
SHARE open dataset, endless possibilities
The openly developed SHARE infrastructure — launched in 2013 in partnership with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) — will undergo a change in scope, shifting toward...
Replications of replications suggest that prior failures to replicate were not due to failure to replicate well
Critics said that a well-known psychology replication project failed to replicate findings because the replications had problems. Replications of the replications suggest...
APA Joins as New Signatory to TOP Guidelines
Charlottesville, VA — The American Psychological Association (APA), the nation's largest organization representing psychologists and psychological researchers has become a...
AfricArXiv and COS partner to support pan-African research
Beyond open access publishing services for its community, AfricArXiv will facilitate more opportunities for rigorous and reproducible practices. Authors: Nicole Pfeiffer, Claire...
PLOS ONE and COS Call for Transparent Studies in Cognitive Psychology
The Center for Open Science announces a collaboration with PLOS ONE to gather papers in cognitive psychology that highlight open practices. Charlottesville, VA — The Center for...
Announcing Integrated Publishing Portal on PsyArXiv
COS partners with PsyArXiv, APA, and Chronos Hub to pilot in-app journal submission workflow for PsyArXiv members Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science is pleased to...
TOP Factor to appear in Master Journal List
The Center for Open Science and the Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, are collaborating to incorporate TOP Factor among the information and metrics available...
COS Launches OSF Collection to Aggregate Coronavirus Research Outputs
The Center for Open Science (COS) announces today the launch of the Coronavirus Outbreak Research Collection in response to the urgent and ongoing need for aggregated and...
COS Receives NSF Award to Create STEM Education Resource Hub
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce it has received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to begin creating a resource hub...
Nikki Bialy Joins COS as Chief Operating Officer
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science announces today the appointment of Dr. Nikki Bialy as its new Chief Operating Officer. Bialy leverages her background in...
COS Announces Community Initiative to Build Open Scholarship Knowledge Base
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) announces the launch of the Open Scholarship Knowledge Base, a community-led initiative to create a comprehensive and open...
New Measure Rates Quality of Research Journals’ Policies to Promote Transparency and Reproducibility
TOP Factor provides a values-aligned rating of journal policies as a counterweight to metrics that incentivize journals to publish exciting results regardless of credibility ...