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Take the Preregistration Pledge with Project Free Our Knowledge
COS is collaborating with Project Free Our Knowledge (FOK) to support ECRs and others advancing open behaviors in their fields, and is pleased to partner with FOK’s...
Tags: Preregistration, Open Science, Culture Change, Academia
New OSF enhancements for community-developed, open source infrastructure
Not only do researchers use OSF as a tool to accelerate science by collaborating, managing and sharing their research; they’re also stakeholders in its sustainable development...
Tags: Transparency, Infrastructure, Software, OSF, Sustainability, Integrations, Open Source
Interview: Dr. Daniel Simons, editor of Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science (AMPPS) on how to “get started” with open science practices
The journal Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science (AMPPS) publishes academic articles on scientific research methods across the psychological sciences. AMPPS...
Tags: Preregistration, TOP, Journals, TOP Factor
The MDAR Framework – a new tool for life sciences reporting
(Materials, Design, Analysis, Reporting) Incomplete or imprecise reporting of life sciences research contributes to challenges with reproducibility, replicability, and biomedical...
Tags: Scholarly Publishing
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...