What's all the buzz about? Open science and transparency practices are hot topics in the scientific community and in the media at large. Read about COS, our projects, and related news below.
Aug. 15, 2017 | The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce the release of Thesis Commons, a free, cloud-based, open-source platform for the submission, dissemination, and discovery of graduate and undergraduate theses and dissertations from any discipline.
Aug. 1, 2017 | The American Psychological Association, the nonprofit publisher of 90 psychology journals, has entered a partnership with the Center for Open Science to offer open science badges to authors, create an APA data repository to ease sharing and designate a preferred preprint server for APA journal articles.
July 27, 2017 | Taking the #PreregChallenge means that you are doing your part to make science better. Preregistration increases the credibility of your findings by making more clear which hypotheses you set out to test.
May 22, 2017 | The cash and champagne were flowing Thursday night, May 18, 2017 as Central Virginia's leading innovators toasted the recipients of the 2017 CBIC Awards and CBIC gave away $7,500 in scholarships and grants supporting science and technology education and student entrepreneurship.
May 8, 2017 | The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce that it has added another branded service to its open source preprints service, OSF Preprints.
April 25, 2017 | In January, a review of the reproducibility of several highly cited cancer biology papers was published. The results were mixed and demonstrate how difficult reproducing published results can be at times—and how scientists need to do better.
April 17, 2017 | COS's Executive Director Brian Nosek discusses the importance of openness and transparency in the context of government funding of science.
March 16, 2017 | The Center for Open Science is pleased to announce that Nature Research and Springer journals have today become signatories of the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines.
March 9, 2017 | Developers of clinical laboratory tests and medical diagnostic technologies might soon be feeling the pressure to increase their push for transparency and standards that ultimately would make replication easier.
March 7, 2017 | The new BITSS Preprints is built on COS’s flagship platform, the Open Science Framework, which helps researchers design and manage their project workflow, data storage, DOIs, and collaboration.
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