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
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By: Myrthe Veenman In September, Iris and I started participating in the Create a Course Challenge at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The goal of this challenge is to create an interdisciplinary course that you think should be taught at the UvA. The winner of the challenge gets the chance to actually develop the course. … Continue reading Science, Open Up! An Interdisciplinary Course
by Maike Dahrendorf Last month, BITSS – the Berkley Institute for Transparency in Social Sciences – held its annual Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Washington D.C. To some surprise, I found myself among the forty-or-so participants walking into a meeting room on a Wednesday morning. Fueled with coffee and pastries, all of us … Continue reading A Week of Open Science – The RT2
How different areas in psychology implement Open Science By Sandra Geiger To celebrate our first SIOS semester and the end of the academic year, we organized a panel discussion on June 20th, 2019. In this panel discussion, we discussed how various psychological fields implement Open Science. We invited four guest speakers from various departments at … Continue reading SIOS Panel Discussion: Open Science Put to Practice
20th June 2019 On June 20th, we organized our first panel discussion. Angelika Stefan, Sascha Duken, Suzanne Hoogeveen, and Adam Finneman told us about Open Science in their department. We could have discussed much longer. Thank you for coming to our last event of the semester. We hope to see you at our events next … Continue reading Our First Panel Discussion
6th June 2019 On June 6th we held our third lecture already. Eric-Jan Wagenmakers gave a great talk about the limitations of the p-value, and introduced us to Bayesian inference using JASP. Thank you for coming. We hope to see you at our last event of this semester!