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Open Science Badges Are Going Viral
We are flattered and humbled. But mostly, we’re just grateful. To encourage authors to provide open access to their data, our friends at the Public Library of Science (PLOS) has...
Tags: Research, OSF, Community, Open Science, Badges
Open Science at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting
Open science practices are growing among education researchers. These behaviors seek to better align research behaviors with the research values of openness, transparency, rigor,...
Tags: Research, Community, Open Science, Open Scholarship Knowledge Base, Education
COS Partnership Provides Early Peer Review to Improve Study of the Effectiveness of a Mobile App for Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Elise Cardinale, a researcher at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda, Maryland, leads a team that is aiming to integrate neuroscience and mobile technology...
Tags: Preregistration, Research, OSF, Community, Open Science
That's So Meta: COS Metascientist Meets with Meta-community
Have you ever heard the phrase, “That’s so meta!” and wondered what it meant? In a nutshell, it refers to ideas or moments that are self-referential and circular in nature. It’s...
Tags: Research, OSF, Community, Transparency & Reproducibility, metascience
Watch the 2022 Unconference on Open Scholarship Practices for Education Research
We’re proud of this year’s Unconference on Open Scholarship Practices for Education Research (UOSPER), which brought together more than 450 members of the education research...
Tags: Research, OSF, Community, Education, Unconference
Character Lab Partners with COS to Promote Science-based Ways to build Good Character Traits in Children
There is an abundance of scientific evidence showing that positive character traits like self-control, curiosity, and gratitude don’t just make good citizens – they make happier...
Tags: Open Science, Open Access, open data, Open Source
Watch COS Webinar: A Guide to Supporting Early Career Researchers in Open Science
Supporting early career researchers in their open science journey is critical for the future of the field. The development of open science behaviors, however, often requires...
Tags: Preregistration, Research, OSF, Community, Registered Reports, Academia, Webinar
Watch the Updating Registration Webinar
Open Science aims to make scientific processes more transparent and the results more accessible to the research community. Preregistration is one of the available open science...
Tags: OSF, Community, Academia
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 Open Research Lifecycle
Society invests billions of dollars in research each year, and too much of that investment goes to waste. Researchers are rewarded for sensational findings rather than rigorous...