Category: NEWS & EVENTS


Free Webinar on Pre-Registation by the Center for Open Science

[From an email sent by Claire Riss, Communications and Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Open Science] “The Center for Open Science is conducting a webinar entitled The What, Why, and How of Preregistration on January 21 at 10 am Eastern…

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A Plea For NGOs to Free Their Data

[Excerpts from the article “NGOs can do more to stop wasting data. Here’s how.” by Diego Menchaca and Tiago Beck, published at Devex.com] “Every day, immense quantities of field data are collected and stored by NGOs all around the world….

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What Do Replications Tell Us About the Reliability of Meta-Analyses? Evidence from Psychology

[Excerpts taken from the article “Comparing meta-analyses and preregistered multiple-laboratory replication projects” by Amanda Kvarven, Eirik Strømland, and Magnus Johannesson, published in Nature Human Behaviour] “In the past 30 years, the number of meta-analyses published across scientific fields has been…

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Hear Top Open Science Researchers Talk about Research Transparency in Weekly Webcasts

Every week for 9 weeks you can hear leaders in research transparency talk about their latest thinking on how to make statistical research open, reproducible, and credible. To learn more, see the schedule below and click on each speaker to…

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Less Hype, More…What?

[Excerpts taken from the article, “Blocking the Hype‐Hypocrisy‐Falsification‐Fakery Pathway is Needed to Safeguard Science”, by Henning Hopf, Stephen Matlin, Goverdhan Mehta, and Alain Krief, published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition] “Hype has become prevalent in the age of instantaneous mass…

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IN THE NEWS: Times Higher Education (December 13, 2019)

[Excerpts taken from the article “Ten UK universities create reproducibility-focused senior roles” by Simon Baker, published in Times Higher Education]  “The involvement of 10 universities that have officially joined a UK network set up to tackle the issue of reproducibility…

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Making a List, Checking it Twice (for Transparency)

[Excerpts taken from the article “A consensus-based transparency checklist” by Balazs Aczel and many, many others, published in Nature Human Behavior] “Ideally, science is characterized by a ‘show me’ norm, meaning that claims should be based on observations that are…

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One Question + Many Researchers = Many Different Answers

[Excerpts taken from the article “Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results” by Justin Landy and many others, posted at the preprint repository at the University of Essex] “…we introduce a crowdsourced approach to hypothesis testing….

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IN THE NEWS: Wired (November 26, 2019)

[Excerpts taken from the article, “We’re All ‘P-Hacking’ Now” by Christie Aschwanden, publised in Wired] “It’s got an entry in the Urban Dictionary, been discussed on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, scored a wink from Cards Against Humanity, and now it’s been featured…

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The Main Reason to Pre-Register Your Research Is…

[Excerpts taken from the article, “The Value of Preregistration for Psychological Science: A Conceptual Analysis”, by Daniël Lakens, posted at PsyArXiv Preprints] “With the rise of the internet it has become feasible to create online registries that ask researchers to…

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