Emma Henderson, a graduate student at Kingston University, interviewed Chris Chambers, Chair of the Registered Reports Committee, about the Registered Report process and what it can do for students pursuing their PhDs.
A group of journal editors and experts in reproducibility and transparent reporting are putting together a framework for minimal reporting standards in the life sciences.
Better policies reflect better norms
A new service called EarthArXiv, provides free, open access, open source archives for the earth sciences. It's been a community effort from the start.
So how can a research institution generate and showcase their valuable research efforts in the most cost-effective, open, and useful way while maintaining maximum control over their valuable research assets--knowledge and impact?
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