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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.
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 ...
Center for Open Science Welcomes Three New Members to its Board of Directors
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new board members to three-year terms. We welcome Dr. George Banks,...
Getting Scientists to Talk Ethics
COS and UCR Graduate Division Partner to Evaluate Research Ethics Training Intervention Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) and the University of California,...
Center for Open Science and Internet Archive Announce Collaboration to Preserve Open Data
Charlottesville, VA The Center for Open Science is pleased to announce a collaboration with Internet Archive (IA) to maintain an infrastructure that preserves open data and...
The Center for Open Science, Flu Lab, and the Public Library of Science Launch Initiative to Bridge Knowledge Gaps in Influenza Findings
Charlottesville, VA -- The Center for Open Science is pleased to announce a collaboration with Flu Lab and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) to launch the Opening Influenza...
Center for Open Science and EdArXiv Launch Branded Preprint Service for Education Research
Charlottesville, VA The Center for Open Science is pleased to partner with open access proponents and community leaders in education to launch EdArXiv. Developed and managed by a...
Center for Open Science and IndiaRxiv Launch Branded Preprint Service
Charlottesville, VA   Open Access India and the Center for Open Science have collaborated to launch IndiaRxiv, India's first preprint service. IndiaRxiv began as a vision for a...
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...