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Improving research rigor just got quicker
This week OSF added a new workflow to start a registration without needing an existing OSF project, making the registration process quick and easy to get started. The new...
Tags: Preregistration, OSF, OSF Registries, Registration
Data from 25+ of MDRC’s Postsecondary RCTs Available via ICPSR
The mission of the Center for Open Science is to “increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of research.” We want in. In 2001, MDRC launched the first ever large scale...
Tags: Data, Open Science, Education, RCT, open data, postsecondary, experiment
Help us to improve health research
Thanks to pioneers like David Sackett, Kay Dickerson and Doug Altman, Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) has brought immense improvements in medical and health research. The hard work...
Tags: Transparency, Registered Reports, Health Research, Policy
protocols.io and OSF integrate to enable collaboration, reproducibility
Since the protocols.io mission is to accelerate science, we have to make sure that we support our researchers as much as possible, recognizing their different workflows....
Tags: Collaboration, protocols.io, Integrations, Interoperability, Protocols
OSF as a platform for FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute 2020 virtual courses
As a flexible collaboration and management tool, the OSF supports a plethora of use cases and workflow needs — most recently accommodating the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications...
Tags: OSF, Preservation, Instruction
OSF 2020 Community Milestones, and Looking Ahead
In 2020, OSF users collectively created over 20,000 new registrations, made nearly 2 million files publicly available, and shared more than 24,000 preprints. Research consumers...
Qualitative Preregistration
Against the backdrop of an alleged reproducibility crisis and awareness of researcher misbehavior, the practice of preregistration is enjoying increasing popularity — especially...
Tags: Preregistration, Qualitative Preregistration
Improving the quality and specificity of preregistration
Dr. Marjan Bakker, Tilburg University — Preregistration, which is specifying a research plan in advance of the study, is seen as one of the most important ways to improve the...
Tags: Preregistration, Registrations
You can help open science become the norm.
Our collective vision to change the research culture is becoming a reality. For example, you may be noticing that:  Funders are rethinking their policies to promote greater...
A Year of Open Science
"Show me" not "trust me": Science doesn't ask for trust, it earns trust with transparency. The credibility of science has center stage in 2020. A raging pandemic. Partisan...