Can you combine the history of early modern witchcraft studies with open science? Sure!
In this episode of Open Science Talk, historian Rune Blix Hagen explains how. At the end of his career, he digitalized his research data at the library for others to use.
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How can you inform Ph.D. Candidates and early career researchers about Open Science without becoming too political? Is information given about open science in conflict with the expectations for publishing from our universities?
Torstein Låg, psychologist and senior academic librarian at the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, weighs in on this topic.
Låg is also one of the editors of the web resource PhDonTrack.net.
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Making Science great again
Why is it important to preregister research studies? According to associate professor Matthias Mittner, at the research group for cognitive neurosciences at UiT the Arctic University of Norway, there are good reasons for doing this:
- You can get good feedback from reviewers on an early stage.
- You get a time stamp on your idea.
- The result is more trustworthy, and you avoid data drudging, like p-fishing, or post hoc storytelling/HARKing (hypothesizing after the results are known).
- You also increase the credibility of the reports you produce.
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What is the so-called reproducibility crisis?
You might have heard of the reproducibility crisis/replication crisis in some parts of science. But what exactly is it, and how can new replication studies benefit from Open Science?
Our guest in this episode is Gerit Pfuhl, associate professor in psychology at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
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