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Center for Open Science Funding Research on the DARPA SCORE Dataset

[Excerpts taken from the RFP “Data Enhancement of the DARPA SCORE Claims Dataset” posted at the Center for Open Science website] “The DARPA SCORE Dataset contains claims from about 3,000 empirical papers published between 2009 and 2018 in approximately 60…

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Which Journals in Your Discipline Score Best on the TOP Criteria? There’s an App for That

[Excerpts taken from the article “New Measure Rates Quality of Research Journals’ Policies to Promote Transparency and Reproducibility”, published by the Center for Open Science at their website.] “Today, the Center for Open Science launches TOP Factor, an alternative to journal…

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Replication of Cancer Studies a Failure to Launch

[Excerpts taken from the article “Trouble replicating cancer studies a ‘wake-up call’ for science” by Jack Groves, published at timeshighereducation.com] “Later this year, the Virginia-based Center for Open Science will publish the final two papers of an initiative launched in…

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Missed the Free Webinar on Pre-Registation by COS: Check it Out Here

On January 21st, the Center for Open Science (COS) held a free webinar on pre-registration entitled “The What, Why, and How of Preregistration”. For those who were unable to watch, it is now posted on YouTube. The actual presentation is…

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A New Journal Ranking System Based on Transparency

[Excerpts taken from the article, “Journal transparency index will be ‘alternative’ to impact scores” by Jack Groves, published at timeshighereducation.com] “A new ranking system for academic journals measuring their commitment to research transparency will be launched next month – providing…

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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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Calling All Graduate Students, Post-Docs, Researchers, and Faculty: Would You Fill Out a Short Survey on Preprints?

[From the Center for Open Science] The Center for Open Science is seeking graduate students, post docs, researchers and academic faculty to participate in a survey to investigate the factors that affect the perceived credibility and use of preprints. Participation…

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IN THE NEWS: Wired (February 15, 2019)

[From the article “DARPA Wants to Solve Science’s Reproducibility Crisis With AI” by Adam Rogers, published in Wired] “A Darpa program called Systematizing Confidence in Open Research and Evidence—yes, SCORE—aims to assign a “credibility score” … to research findings in the…

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Has Replication’s Time Finally Arrived?

[From the article “Replications on the Rise” by Stuart Buck, posted at Arnold Ventures] “Once a poorly rewarded scientific value, replication has seen a boom with studies in everything from psychology to dogs.” “A significant tipping point was the Reproducibility Project…

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Huge Replication Project in Social and Behavioral Sciences Looking for Collaborators

[From the press release “Can machines determine the credibility of research claims? The Center for Open Science joins a new DARPA program to find out” from the Center for Open Science] “The Center for Open Science (COS) has been selected…

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