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 about … Continue reading Introduction to Open Science – Lecture by Lea Schumacher
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 get … Continue reading Implementing Open Science Into Your 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 it … Continue reading SIOS Interviews: E. J. Wagenmakers on Current Research Practices
By Marla Dressel, Illustrations by Marie Agergaard & Lukas Gunschera Once upon a time, in a land before SIOS, several dinosaurs found themselves around a puddle (or a lake - the dinosaurs were really tall), nibbling on some delicious grass that grew on the shore. Then the bell rang, and they had to walk back … Continue reading Happy 2nd birthday SIOS!
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 to … Continue reading What makes a study credible? Psychology edition.
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. We … Continue reading An Interview with the Journal of European Psychology Students
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 replications … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Preprint
by Max Korbmacher If you want to listen along with Max as he reads through this blogpost, check out the audio file below: What is the Open Science movement? What has been done? Why do students need to learn about Open Science? And how to start? What has become known as the replication crisis – … Continue reading How to start with Open Science: A student’s guide
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At the moment, the Coronavirus is impacting different elements of our lives: health, work, social contacts, etc. As the virus continues to impact our world, scientists from a variety of fields have taken up the cause to better understand the virus. This is not only in the fields of health, but psychology, epidemiology, sociology, and … Continue reading Science versus Corona – An Interview