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Posts tagged with 'research'

Transparent Definitions and Community Signals: Growth in the Open Science Community
There is an active discussion in the open science community about what "preregistration" means in practice and what researchers should conclude about research that has been...
Tags: Preregistration, Research, Community
How Open Source Research Tools Can Help Institutions Keep it Simple
One challenge familiar to anyone working in a research institution is how to manage the myriad projects, licensing, and publishing challenges that support producing vast amounts...
Tags: Research, Repository, Software, Lifecycle
We Should Redefine Statistical Significance
Researchers representing a wide range of disciplines and statistical perspectives—72 of us in total—have posted a new paper on PsyArXiv describing a place of common ground.  We...
Tags: Research, Statistics, P-Values
Some Examples of Publishing the Research That Actually Happened
A discussion about a grad student’s dilemma on The Black Goat “It’s So Complicated” podcast caught my attention last week (June 28, 2017).  The student wrote about a situation in...
Tags: Replication, publishing, Reproducibility, Research
Replicating a challenging study: it's all about sharing the details.
Working on the replication attempt of The common feature of leukemia-associated IDH1 and IDH2 mutations is a neomorphic enzyme activity converting alpha-ketoglutarate to...
Tags: Replication, Reproducibility, Research, Repository, Cancer
The Center for Open Science is a Culture Change Technology Company
Last night, the Center for Open Science received the “Startup of the Year” award at the CBIC awards gala, an annual showcase of technology innovation in our home town of...
Tags: Technology, Research, Culture
Public Goods Infrastructure for Preprints and Innovation in Scholarly Communication
Judy Luther offered an insightful birds-eye view of the burgeoning preprints landscape at Scholarly Kitchen yesterday. As she mentioned, the Center for Open Science is...
Tags: publishing, preprints, Research, Infrastructure
Interview with Prereg Challenge Award Winner Dr. Allison Skinner
Dr. Allison Skinner is a postdoctoral research associate in the Social Cognitive Development lab and the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington....
Tags: Preregistration, Research, Challenge
3 Things Societies Can Do to Promote Research Integrity
The Wiley Exchanges program does a great job promoting scientific best practices by interviewing subject matter experts on timely topics in research.  In this episode, our own...
Tags: publishing, Reproducibility, Research
What's Going on With Reproducibility?
You may have heard that the Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology (RP:CB) team just released results of 5 major cancer biology studies that they attempted to reproduce. This was...
Tags: Reproducibility, Research, Openscience, RPCB