Spiegeloog x SIOS

As of February 2022, SIOS has been collaborating with the University of Amsterdam’s Psychology Department’s magazine Spiegeloog. The project started off with a special Science issue for which we wrote four intriguing articles: In the first article, Iris introduces the open science movement and explains how SIOS contributes to its advancement by focusing on studentsContinue reading “Spiegeloog x SIOS”

A Feminist Psychological Perspective on Open Science – Lecture by Madeleine Pownall

We are excited to announce our new event with Madeleine Pownall. Join us on Friday, March 11, 15:00 – 16:00 CET on Zoom! Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/SIOSMadeleine Read more about this event in the abstract below. Feminist early career researchers (ECRs) can make big contributions to the promotion and implementation of open and transparent researchContinue reading “A Feminist Psychological Perspective on Open Science – Lecture by Madeleine Pownall”

Introduction to Open Science – Lecture by Lea Schumacher

We are very excited to announce that we have invited one of SIOS’ founding members, Lea Schumacher, back to give our first lecture of the academic year. She will ease us into the vast world of open science – what it is, why it’s important for science, and why we students should also know aboutContinue reading “Introduction to Open Science – Lecture by Lea Schumacher”

Implementing Open Science Into Your Research Practices

Whether you are working on your thesis, doing research for an organization, or want to bring the field you work in forward – applying OS practices will be an advantage for your research process and output. As implementing OS practices is not always easy, this practical guide might give some advice on how to getContinue reading “Implementing Open Science Into Your Research Practices”

SIOS Interviews: E. J. Wagenmakers on Current Research Practices

Hi there, Open Science fans! You might have wondered “What was the initial inspiration for creating SIOS?” Well, then here’s some exciting news! In a very special interview, we talked to Prof. dr. E.M. Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, who added the “Good Research Practices” course to the Research Master’s in Psychology curriculum, and this is how itContinue reading “SIOS Interviews: E. J. Wagenmakers on Current Research Practices”

What makes a study credible? Psychology edition.

By Max Korbmacher If you want to listen along with Max as he reads through this blogpost, check out the audio file below: There are studies of varying quality. Obviously, you would want to take your information only from the high-quality studies. But how to differentiate between studies? Here are some tips on what toContinue reading “What makes a study credible? Psychology edition.”

An Interview with the Journal of European Psychology Students

by Egenaz Kiraz “It is a journal run by students and for students.” The Journal of European Psychology Students (JEPS) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been publishing the articles written by psychology students and promoting open science since 2009. JEPS is a student-run, open-access journal that helps psychology students gain publishing experience and advance their careers. WeContinue reading “An Interview with the Journal of European Psychology Students”

The Good, the Bad, and the Preprint

By: Max Korbmacher Special thanks to Jay Nagaraj for editing this post. If you want to listen along with Max as he reads through this blogpost, check out the audio file below: What preprints are, how to understand them and why you should consider preprinting when publishing research. Over the past decade, failed research replicationsContinue reading “The Good, the Bad, and the Preprint”