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Posts tagged with 'transparency'

Measuring Research Transparency
Measuring the transparency and credibility of research is fundamental to our mission. By having measures of transparency and credibility we can learn about the current state of...
Tags: Transparency, Community, TOP Guidelines, Open Science
Improvements to TOP Factor
An enhanced TOP Factor journal interface has been released, which provides a more interactive view of journal ratings, increases transparency of the scoring process, and provides...
Tags: Transparency, TOP, TOP Guidelines, Industry
Preregistration: A Plan for Communities, Not a Prison for Researchers
Preregistration is the process of specifying key study and analysis details and decisions before conducting the experiment. The main goal of preregistering one’s research is to...
Tags: Transparency, Preregistration, Community, Culture Change, OSF Registries
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
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
Advocating for Policy Improvements at Your Institution
Perhaps you’re in a scientific field that needs nurtured toward open and reproducible practices but you’re not sure how to approach policy and decision makers about implementing...
Tags: publishing, Transparency, TOP, Webinars, Registered Reports
Three More Reasons to Take the Preregistration Challenge
Faster reviews, more journals, and encouragement from funders. As you may already know, the Preregistration Challenge is our ongoing education campaign to encourage...
Tags: Transparency, Preregistration, Reproducibility
A How-To Guide to Improving the Clarity and Continuity of Your Preregistration
Preregistration, specifying your study design and analysis plan before you begin your study, has recently come to the forefront of scientific discussion as one solution to the...
Tags: Transparency, Preregistration, Reproducibility
Next Steps for Promoting Transparency in Science
Springer Nature just added over 2,100 of their journals as signatories to the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, published in Science in 2015. Let that sink in....
Tags: publishing, Transparency, TOP
Open Science and the Marketplace of Ideas
Our mission at COS is to make science more reproducible and dependable. Our strategy to achieve that mission is to make the research process more transparent so that those who...
Tags: Transparency, Preregistration