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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.
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Open Science Framework Reaches 500,000 Registered Users Worldwide to Document, Archive, and Share Their Research
Charlottesville, VA – The Open Science Framework (OSF), an open-source research collaboration and management platform to enable open science practices that is developed and...
Huajin Wang Joins the Center for Open Science as Director of Programs
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS) has appointed Huajin Wang as Director of Programs. In her new role, Wang will lead COS’s efforts to advance programmatic...
Center for Open Science Welcomes Terry Foor as Director of Development
Charlottesville, VA – The Center for Open Science (COS) has appointed Terry Foor as Director of Development. Foor brings a depth of understanding of open-source and open science...
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...
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...