Category: NEWS & EVENTS


Open Invitation to the Webinar Launch of the InSPiR2eS International Research Alliance

InSPiR2eS is a new global research network primarily aimed at research training and capacity building, resting on a foundation theme of responsible science (for some more details, please refer to the 2-pager outline here). Whether you are a current network…

Read More

repliCATS is Back!

About the repliCATS project Based at the University of Melbourne, the repliCATS project team are part of a wider program called SCORE funded by DARPA. We are excited about reimagining peer review as a structured deliberation process. We’re testing this…

Read More

COS wants YOU to collaborate with them!

The Center for Open Science (COS), as part of Phase 2 of the SCORE project, is looking for researchers interested in collaborating on replication and reproduction projects. In a nutshell, COS has identified a number of articles across a wide variety…

Read More

On the Past and Present of Reproducibility and Replicability in Economics

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Reproducibility and Replicability in Economics” by Lars Vilhuber, published in Harvard Data Science Review] “In this overview, I provide a summary description of the history and state of reproducibility and replicability in the academic field…

Read More

What is REECAP? And Why You Should Watch Their Webinar (19 October 2020, 10.30-12.30 CET)

The Research network on Economic Experiments for the Common Agricultural Policy (REECAP) is an EU-wide informal consortium with the aim to promote and foster economic experimental designs and behavioural analysis in the context of evaluating European agricultural policies. The network…

Read More

The Social Science Prediction Platform Makes Its Debut

Read More

Nature Human Behaviour: “Replications Do Not Fail”

[Excerpts taken from the editorial, “Replications do not fail” published by Nature Human Behaviour] “For a very long time, replication studies had a lowly status in the hierarchy of publishable research. The equation of scientific advance with novelty and discovery…

Read More

Pre-Analysis Plans in Economics: A Help or a Hindrance for Publication Success and Impact?

[Excerpts taken from the article “Do Pre-analysis Plans Hamper Publication?” by George Ofosu and Daniel Posner, published in the AER: Papers and Proceedings] “Pre-analysis plans (PAPs) have been criticized… that PAPs generate dull, lab-report-style papers that are disfavored by reviewers…

Read More

Predicting Reproducibility: Rise of the Machines

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Estimating the deep replicability of scientific findings using human and artificial intelligence” by Yang Yang, Wu Youyou, and Brian Uzzi, published in PNAS] “…we trained an artificial intelligence model to estimate a paper’s replicability using…

Read More

Assess Business and Economics Claims. Help Science! Make Money!

The repliCATS project is part of a research program called SCORE, funded by DARPA, that eventually aims to build automated tools that can rapidly and reliably assign confidence scores to social science research claims. Our method – the IDEA protocol – harnesses the power…

Read More