Category: NEWS & EVENTS


Replication Leads to High Profile Retraction

[Excerpts are taken from the article “Retracted: Risk Management in Financial Institutions” “ by Adriano Rampini, S. Viswanathan, and Guillaume Vuillemey, published in the Journal of Finance] “The authors hereby retract the above article, published in print in the April…

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Last Call for Metascience 2021 Submissions

FROM THE METASCIENCE 2021 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: You’re invited to submit an event or lightning talk proposal to the Metascience 2021 Conference by this Wednesday, June 30 to help contribute to the enrichment of attendees’ perspectives of the field of metascience….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The Social Science Prediction Platform Makes Its Debut

[Excerpts taken from the blog “Announcing the launch of the Social Science Prediction Platform!” by Aleksandar Bogdanoski and Katie Hoeberling, posted at the BITSS blogsite] “Collecting and recording predictions systematically can help us understand how results relate to our prior…

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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…

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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…

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