Jun 7, 2017  –  Jun 9, 2017  |  Berkeley, CA

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) – Berkeley, CA

Led by the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS), this Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) provides participants with an overview of cutting-edge mechanisms for transparent and reproducible social science research. The curriculum is taught by academic leaders in the transparency movement, and there will be space for collaborative work and hands-on skill building. Read More →
Jun 28, 2017  |  San Diego

BITSS Paper Session at 92nd Annual WEAI

BITSS has organized two paper sessions on Day 4 of the 92 Annual Western Economics Association International Conference in San Diego, Ca. Topics will include meta-analysis, publication bias, data sharing, and research transparency, featuring work by several SSMART grant recipients. Speakers will include Garret Christensen (BITSS, BIDS), Abel Brodeur (University of Ottawa), Elliott Collins (UC Berkeley), Fernando Hoces de la Guardia (RAND Corporation), Taisuke Imai (Caltech), Chishio Furukawa (MIT), and Mauricio Romero (UC San Diego).
Jul 31, 2017  –  Aug 4, 2017  |  Colchester, England

Introduction to Open Science — Catalyst Short Course

Catalyst: Arnaud Vaganay In light of the ongoing ‘replication crisis’ across the disciplines of the social sciences, there is increased pressure on scholars to engage in research practices that are ‘open’ meaning transparent, verifiable, and reproducible. Our course aims to develop the perspectives, knowledge, and skills needed by researchers to make their research more open. Broadly, we will cover the what, why, and how of open science practices. Read More →
Sep 20, 2017  –  Sep 22, 2017  |  London

Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) – London, UK

The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) invites applications to the Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in London, UK September 20-22, 2017. RT2 provides participants with an overview of tools and best practices for transparent and reproducible social science research. The curriculum is developed and delivered by academic leaders in the transparency movement, and there will be space for collaborative work and hands-on skill building. Participants are encouraged to bring existing research questions and ideas based on their own interests to seek support and feedback from instructors and other attendees. Read More →