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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.
Center for Open Science Announces Consciousness Research Grant with Support from the Templeton World Charity Foundation
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS), in partnership with the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, and with funding from the Templeton World...
YOUth Cohort Launches Registry for Longitudinal Study of Child Development with the Center for Open Science
Charlottesville, VA, USA and Utrecht, Netherlands — The Center for Open Science (COS) and the YOUth Cohort (Youth of Utrecht) announce the launch of the YOUth Registry as a...
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Center for Open Science to Partner with NIH on the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS) has been awarded to partner with NIH Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) on their newly launched Generalist Repository...
Effort to repeat key cancer biology experiments reveals challenges and opportunities to improve replicability
Press kit Charlottesville, VA — A large-scale systematic investigation to replicate high-impact, preclinical cancer biology experiments identified barriers to conducting...
COS receives the Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in Research
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS) has been selected as the inaugural institutional recipient of the Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in...
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Introducing the Real World Evidence Study Registry
Charlottesville, VA — ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research and the Center for Open Science (COS) are pleased to announce the launch of the ...
COS receives $18M from Flu Lab to improve biomedical research culture
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS) has received a five-year award totaling $18 million from Flu Lab to accelerate COS's mission to increase openness,...
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...