Feb. 29 at 11 am ET
In this webinar, the Evidence Based Toxicology (EBT) editorial team and COS staff present a new opportunity for researchers in toxicology and environmental health research to submit preregistration templates to an EBT Special Issue. We will discuss the value of preregistered research for the toxicology and environmental health communities and give researchers and journal editors outside of this domain the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of specialized preregistration templates. We also discuss how templates are evaluated for inclusion in the OSF, highlighting the contributions of COS’s Preregistration Template Working Group.
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Researchers who handle qualitative and/or sensitive research data have many questions on whether to share data, and how to share data in a way that aligns with their ethical obligations. While working with a dataset involving interviews with sexual assault survivors, a team led by Dr. Rebecca Campbell developed a methodological framework for remediating sensitive narrative data. Join us as their team describes their process, considerations for researchers wanting to share sensitive narrative data, and ways that funders and institutions can support researchers doing this work.
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
This project aims to push the boundaries in evidence-based policy making for science through, 1) A novel pre-committment device for peer review called Registered Revisions, 2) The first ever randomized experiment of journal policies, and 3) The first semi-centralized study in-a-kit style prospective meta-analysis. This webinar takes a deep dive into what Registered Revisions are, the design behind this trial, and how you and your journal can participate.
Thursday, February 1, 2024
This session offers a comprehensive introduction to preregistration's role in research methodology, highlighting benefits from transparency to facilitating replication studies. Delve into the OSF workflows and dispel common concerns and misconceptions.
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Hear from Zacc Ritter (Gallup), Theresa Stankov (COS), and Lesley Markham (COS) during a webinar on the Wave 1 Global Flourishing Study data. Following a brief introduction to the study, the presenters will cover topics such as survey development, validated measures, and methodology, codebook, and file types followed by a Q&A about the data.
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Discover how the VCU Data Science Lab supports rigorous, transparent, and reproducible research. Through the advancement of methods, tools, and training programs aligned with best practices, the lab empowers researchers to generate robust and credible findings. The panel will delve into topics such as open scholarship best practices, support structures, and valuable insights gleaned from VCU's utilization of their OSF Institutions membership.
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Hear from Brian Nosek, COS Executive Director, in conversation with Jan-Ole Hesselberg, Chief Program Officer of Stiftelsen Dam, a Norwegian funding agency that supports health research. The foundation uses the DAM Registry, hosted on the OSF Registries infrastructure, to support its funded researchers by ensuring that projects follow guidelines for transparency established by the foundation.
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Hear from Crystal Steltenpohl, COS Training and Education Manager, in conversation with Shelby Billups, Manager, Research Facilitation and Experience at Character Lab. Explore the innovative approaches that Character Lab utilizes to connect researchers with educators, fostering greater understanding of the factors influencing social, emotional, academic, and physical well-being in young people nationwide.
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Are you open to either preregistration or Registered Reports to gain early access to the Global Flourishing Study data? Do you want to contribute to a better understanding of how these two approaches comparatively impact the publication process and research outcomes? Consider joining the COS randomized trial! Watch this webinar to learn more about the randomized trial and how you can participate.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
So you’ve created an amazing dataset that you would love for other researchers to have access to. What’s next? Watch this webinar to hear from experts from the NeuroImaging Data Model (NIDM) and the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics to learn about metadata: what it is, why it is important, and how the OSF and other tools can make it easy for you to include it with your project materials so others can find the data you’ve worked so hard to curate.
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
This webinar explores a variety of use cases highlighting how OSF can support your open science practices and solve common problems many researchers face throughout the research lifecycle, while also providing a guided tour through key workflows and features.
Friday, October 13, 2023
The Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI) metrics webinar explores the context of Make Data Count and implementation of meaningful data metrics across the GREI initiative. Researchers and academic staff who are interested in responsible research data metrics are invited to watch this webinar.
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
This webinar is designed for research administrators, librarians, and other support staff and will feature explorations of the enhanced institution, funder, resource type, and lifecycle metadata, while discussing how these can make meeting reporting requirements faster and easier.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
This webinar is designed for funder programs and will feature explorations of the enhanced funder, resource type, and lifecycle metadata, while discussing how these can make meeting reporting requirements faster and easier.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 + Thursday, September 28, 2023
Watch this webinar for an in-depth review of preregistration and Registered Reports to prepare researchers for early access to the data from the Global Flourishing Study.
Friday, September 15, 2023
Watch this webinar to learn about the metadata recommendations from the GREI metadata and search subcommittee, including how the recommendations came about, what we hope to achieve, and next steps.
Thursday, September 14, 2023
OSF has a suite of brand new search features, making it easier and faster to find OSF content while also enabling researchers and to meet funder and publisher data sharing commitments. This webinar details the available features, as well as provides guidance on making your own research more discoverable.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 + Thursday, September 14, 2023
This webinar provides an introduction to the Global Flourishing Study, discusses how to use the sample data set from this study, and how to gain early access to the full dataset when it becomes available.
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Watch the webinar from Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI) members to learn more about how we center our work on the user experience through a series of use cases from each of the GREI partners. Viewers will be introduced to the four introductory use cases and view demonstrations of the use cases in action.
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
While the wave of scientific reform is influencing scientific practices and norms globally, the current model of higher-education is largely outdated with respect to open science. Big-team science can be of service to pedagogical reform towards the integration of open science principles into the prototypical courses across STEM, social-sciences, and the humanities, including diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.
Saturday, June 17, 2023
摘要：本系列报告的目是强调、连接和理解全球范围内的开放科学研究实践，以及帮助跨越语言障碍。此次网络研讨会将重点介绍开放科学中文社区（Chinese Open Science Network, COSN), COSN是一个草根组织，致力于在开放科学领域推动全球合作。COSN通过促进研究论文、报告和其他科研材料的翻译，努力确保全球的学者都能无障碍地获取这些宝贵的知识，无论他们的母语是是英文还是中文。我们还将从开放科学的视角，探讨中国学者在出版、政府和政策方面的观点和挑战。
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
The Open Science Across Geographies Speaker Series aims to highlight, connect, and understand researcher practices in open science worldwide and help bridge the language barrier. In this webinar, we focus on the Chinese Open Science Network (COSN), an organization dedicated to fostering global collaboration and understanding in the field of open science. This webinar discusses open science perspectives from Chinese researchers in publishing, government, and policy.
May 9-10, 2023
A global gathering for knowledge sharing, community building, and opportunities to define a roadmap of research and intervention priorities to accelerate science. Access recordings from Metascience 2023. Watch session recordings and pre-conference virtual symposia.
May 8, 2023
The COS 10 year anniversary marks a significant milestone in our journey toward promoting openness, integrity, and reproducibility in research. As part of our celebration, we hosted an event at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, DC, featuring a day-long symposium where our valued partners and supporters gathered to discuss the advancements made in open science and explore its future direction and impact.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Despite the increase in high-quality, experimental research being funded and conducted in special education, large-scale, representative, replication experiments remain scarce, which impairs the field’s ability to identify robust evidence-based practices across the spectrum of outcomes and populations of learners with disabilities. The Special Education Research Accelerator (SERA) is a platform for conducting crowdsourced replication research in special education. Learn more about SERA, how it works, and how to get involved.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
This webinar introduces members of the URE community to the URE Methods Repository, and how research methods used in URE studies can be found and added in the URE Methods Collection on OSF, including the ability to utilize a simple import/export tool that transfers protocol information seamlessly from a developed template document to an OSF Project and vice versa.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
This webinar features a panel discussion from experts on how research teams can implement best-practice data management, with particular emphasis on the NIH’s requirements. The panelists discuss the emerging space of tooling designed to make adhering to best practices and funder guidelines easy for researchers.
Thursday, March 9, 2023 & Friday, March 10, 2023
The 2023 Unconference was a virtual participation event featuring participant-led sessions analyzing the current state of open scholarship practice seeking solutions to identified problems. Participants assessed barriers to adoption of open scholarship practices unique to the education community and brainstormed strategies for promoting greater awareness.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
New policies from major national, international, and other funding and research support agencies are requiring increasing amounts of metadata. New metadata features in OSF will make it possible to meet these requirements and add more information about the nature of your research materials, making it easier for funders or collaborators to find your work. This webinar provides an overview of these new features and why you should start adding more metadata to your OSF materials.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Researchers in the U.S. and elsewhere are increasingly expected to have data management and sharing plans. Qualitative and mixed methods researchers have expressed some hesitation for these guidelines, which are not always clearly or equally applicable to qualitative research. This webinar discusses concerns around data sharing for qualitative and mixed-methods research followed by a Q&A focused on data management and sharing plans.
Thursday, December 8, 2022
This webinar introduces best practices for sharing NIH-funded data in generalist repositories including tips and guidance for generating high quality metadata to describe your data, preparing data files and documentation for sharing, considerations for data licensing and privacy, and reporting on open data and metrics.
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
COS is engaging with experts from different communities to expand the number of registration templates that are available on the Open Science Framework (OSF) and ensure they align with the needs and rigor of the scientific community. This community call introduces a new template designed for systematic review. We seek to collect feedback from the greater scientific community to generalize the template across disciplines and improve the template’s usability.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
TIn this webinar, Dr. Marzia De Lucia, senior researcher and lecturer at Lausanne University and Zoltan Dienes, Professor in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex and the Registered Reports editor at Neuroscience of Consciousness, provide their insights and recommendations about a new funding mechanism.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Learn how to include generalist repositories in data sharing plans as part of your preparation for the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy beginning in January 2023.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Learn more about the generalist repositories participating in the NIH Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI), including common features and capabilities across repositories as well as repositories that support specific use cases.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
This webinar highlights the five-year effort in the Psychology Department at the University of Maryland to adopt new guidelines that explicitly codify open science as a core criteria in tenure and promotion review.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
During this webinar, you will learn what a generalist repository is, including key repository features and data sharing use cases for generalist repositories. Find out how generalist repositories fit into the NIH data sharing landscape.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
For new and experienced OSF users, it can often be difficult to understand just how the many tools on the OSF apply to their situation. This webinar explores a variety of use cases highlighting how OSF can support your open science practices and solve common problems many researchers face throughout the research lifecycle.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Communities of researchers from diverse groups and cultures around the globe use the Open Science Framework (OSF) to support their research workflows. This webinar highlights the impact of translated OSF help guides from different countries, and case studies on how the OSF is used in different countries. If you are interested in becoming a translator for open science resources, please fill out the Translator Interest Form.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
During this webinar, Dr. Micah Altman shares myths about information privacy that deter researchers from sharing data. He also discusses selected best practices for anonymization and the treatment of personally identifiable information in datasets.
Thursday, June 16, 2022
This webinar discusses the purpose, structure, and benefits of Registered Reports and provides details of funding opportunities to conduct research using the Registered Reports model in both the consciousness and psychology of religion disciplines.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
This webinar discusses COS's new initiative to fund consciousness research through Registered Reports. The presentation includes information on the initiative and eligibility details.
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Supporting early career researchers in their open science journey is critical for the future of the field. This webinar provides practical and concrete steps for early career researchers to follow to advance their open scholarship practice.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
This webinar discusses the aim behind updating preregistrations, what funders and publishers are looking for when reviewing registration updates, and how it’s impacting their process.
February 27-28, 2022
The Unconference 2022 was a virtual participation event featuring participant-led sessions analyzing the current state of open scholarship practice and interactive hackathons seeking solutions to identified problems.
December 9, 2021
Internet Archive & Center for Open Science
September 16-18 and 23-25, 2021
A worldwide communities of researchers and stakeholders converged to share knowledge, foster community, and define a roadmap of research and intervention priorities to accelerate science.
September 16, 2021
Brandon Butler, Becca Neel & Joanna Schimizzi
July 12, 2021
Tim Errington & Brian Nosek
July 7, 2021
Olmo van den Akker, Marjan Bakker, Pam Davis-Kean & David Mellor
May 18, 2021
April 27, 2021
A 90-minute hackathon on the Registered Reports publishing format hosted by COS and the Declaration to Improve Biomedical and Health Research.
April 20, 2021
Berna Devezer, Ivan Flis, Kyle Harp-Rushing, Sabina Leonelli, Brian Nosek & David Peterson
March 23, 2021
Jesse Fleming & Sarah Emily Wilson
March 9, 2021
Cynthia D'Angelo & Josh Rosenberg
January 27, 2021
Steffen Bollman, Eric Olson, Nici Pfeiffer, Lenny Teytelman & Aaron Wolen
December 9, 2020