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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.
COS Welcomes Lisa Cuevas Shaw as COO and Managing Director
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Cuevas Shaw as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, effective July...
Initial evidence that Registered Reports are associated with greater research rigor and quality
An observational study finds Registered Reports outperform comparison articles when peer reviewed on 19 outcome criteria. Charlottesville, VA — The Registered Reports publishing...
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The Center for Open Science Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Directors
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce the recent appointments of Elaine Chen (Tufts) and Elaine L. Westbrooks (University of North...
Europe PubMed Central now indexing PsyArXiv preprints
Submissions to the community preprint server are now discoverable in Europe PMC’s robust archive of scholarly literature in the life sciences. Charlottesville, VA — The Center...
Focused Ultrasound Foundation launches new open research repository
Charlottesville, VA — The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has taken a new step toward its mission to accelerate scientific discovery by launching a body of scholarship dedicated to...
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...