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Invest in Open Infrastructure: Promoting available, sustainable open solutions
In collaboration with several open science partners, the Center for Open Science is happy to announce the formation of Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI), a global initiative to...
The Center for Open Science Receives Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to Study Trust and Credibility of Preprints
Charlottesville, VA The Center for Open Science is pleased to announce that in October 2018 it received a two-year grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to investigate...
The Center for Open Science, MediArXiv, and BodoArXiv Launch Branded Preprint Services in the Humanities
Charlottesville, VA   MediArXiv is a free, community-led digital archive for media, film, and communication research. The mission of MediArXiv is to open up media, film, and...
Can machines determine the credibility of research claims? The Center for Open Science joins a new DARPA program to find out.
The Center for Open Science (COS) has been selected to participate in DARPA’s new program Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence (SCORE) with a 3-year cooperative...
December 2018 winners of the Prereg Prize
We are happy to announce the final prize winners as part of our education campaign, the Preregistration Challenge.  Are you ready to improve your next study? Preregister it on OSF...
The Center for Open Science and EcoEvoRxiv Launch Branded Preprint Service
Charlottesville, VA EcoEvoRxiv (EcoEvo“archive”) is a not-for-profit research repository for works related to ecology, evolution and conservation. The EcoEvoRxiv server can be...
28 classic and contemporary psychology findings replicated in more than 60 laboratories each across three dozen nations and territories
Summary: A team of 186 researchers conducted replications of 28 classic and contemporary findings in psychology.  Overall, 14 of the 28 findings failed to replicate despite the...
eLife, Flockademic and the Center for Open Science collaborate on the development of Plaudit
eLife, in collaboration with software engineer Vincent Tunru from Flockademic and the Center for Open Science (COS), is supporting the development of Plaudit – a mechanism for...
The Center for Open Science Adds Two New Board Members
Charlottesville, VA The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce that it has added two new board members to three-year terms, effective October 2018. Both are...
6th World Conference on Research Integrity in Hong Kong Welcomes Abstract Submission through October 15, 2018
Abstract submission is open for the 6th World Conference on Research Integrity to be held in Hong Kong June 2-5, 2018.  Co-organized by the University of Hong Kong and RMIT...
Do social science research findings published in Nature and Science replicate?
Replications of 21 high-profile social science findings demonstrate challenges for reproducibility and suggest solutions to improve research credibility. Eight of the 21 studies...
Call for Chair to lead the TOP Coordinating Committee
The Coordinating Committee for the Transparency and Openness Promotion Guidelines and the Center for Open Science are seeking candidates for the position of Chairperson to lead...