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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In 2019 Norway decided not to renew their deal with the Dutch publisher Elsevier. The reasons were clear: there was no real transition towards Open Access.
Now, a new deal has been signed with the same publisher, and the deal is worth around 9-10 million euros. But the question is: What kind of a deal has been made this time around?
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Why do we measure impact?
How can your research impact others outside academia and how do you measure it? In this episode, we discuss the topic of Research Impact and ways to improve it.
Should you use social media as a tool to get more attention, and what are good practices if you do social media?
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What can we learn from history?
In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today’s Open Science debate.
Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.
Aspaas is a historian, philologist, and an academic librarian at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
You can see his own publications here and here.
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