Sep 25, 2019 | Berkeley, CA
UC Berkeley Economics Departmental Seminar: Research Transparency & Reproducibility in Economics and BeyondBITSS Faculty Director Edward Miguel will give a Departmental Seminar titled "Research Transparency & Reproducibility in Economics and Beyond" at 4:10-5:30 p.m. on Sep 25 at the Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center. The seminar will discuss the publication of "Transparent and Reproducible Social Science Research: How to Do Open Science", a new textbook co-authored by Garret Christensen (US Census Bureau), Jeremy Freese (Stanford), and Miguel, as well as new approaches to combat false positives and non-reproducible findings in economics research. This seminar builds on talks that Ted gave as part of the NBER Summer Institute on 7/21 and the Metascience 2019 Symposium on 9/7. Contact Camille Fernandez with any questions.
Sep 11, 2019 – Sep 13, 2019 | Washington, DChere. Read More →
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Jul 6, 2019 | RotterdamRotterdam, the Netherlands.
Jun 29, 2019 – Jul 2, 2019 | San Francisco, CA
Jul 23, 2019 | Nairobi8th Annual EASST Summit at Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya on July 22-23, 2019. Read More →
Apr 8, 2019 – Apr 12, 2019 | GalwayElaine Toomey and colleagues organized the NUI Galway Open Science Week on April 8-12, 2019, the first of its kind in Ireland. The event brought together researchers, academics, educators, policymakers and members of the public to highlight and showcase what open science is, and how it can be achieved. As part of the Open Science Week, the organizers also hosted "Open Science in Health Research", a two-day introductory workshop for early career researchers on April 11-12, 2019 at the School of Psychology, National University of Ireland Galway. Learn more here.
Mar 1, 2019 | Washington, DCDIME) group and the Innovations in Big Data Analytics program, BITSS will host a one-day workshop on reproducible research in Washington, D.C., on March 1, 2019. Read about the workshop in this post published on the World Bank Data blog.
Feb 15, 2019 | Washington, D.C.presentation titled "Using Blockchain for Scientific Transparency" at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, D.C., on February 15, 2019. Read More →
Jan 25, 2019 – Jan 27, 2019 | Mannheim
MZES Open Social Science Conference 2019: Practicing New Standards in Transparency and ReproducibilityThe Open Social Science Conference is a forum for practicing and discussing credibility, transparency, and replicability in the social sciences. Read More →
Jan 7, 2019 – Jan 11, 2019 | AmsterdamRead More →
Dec 11, 2018 | Berkeley, CA
Despite growing interest in forecasting and predictions across a number of fields, there is currently neither a centralized platform to collect predictions, nor consensus on best practices. To address this issue, BITSS will host a workshop on Forecasting Social Science Research Results on December 11, 2018, in coordination with the 2018 Annual Meeting.Read More →
Dec 10, 2018 | Berkeley, CADavid Brower Center in Berkeley, California. The event brings together stakeholders from academia, scholarly publishing, and policy to share knowledge and discuss the evolving movement toward research transparency and efforts to strengthen the standards of openness and integrity in the social sciences. Read More →
Nov 14, 2018 – Nov 17, 2018 | San Diego, CAAdvancing Ethical Research Conference, organized by Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), November 14-17, 2018 in San Diego, CA. Read More →
Nov 9, 2018 | Washington, D.C.Open Policy Analysis (OPA), and Sean Grant spoke about Open Science for Policy Research as part a panel on replication in policy analysis, hosted at the 40th Annual Fall Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) on November 9 in Washington, D.C.
Oct 11, 2018 – Oct 15, 2018 | FlorenceRead More →
Oct 31, 2018 – Nov 1, 2018 | Montreal, WC
Oct 3, 2018 | Quito
Sep 19, 2018 – Oct 31, 2018 | Recife, PernambucoPaulo Oliveira, Caio Malaquias, Dalson Figueiredo, Nicole Janz, and Flavianne Nóbrega (Adjunct Professor, Federal University of Pernambuco Law School) will host a series of workshops titled "Nuts and Bolts in Scientific Research" at the Federal University of Pernambuco Law School. Read More →
Sep 5, 2018 – Sep 7, 2018 | Los Angeles, CARead More →
Sep 15, 2018 | Soa, Yaoundé
Introduction to Transparency, Reproducibility, and Open Science Research Methods — Catalyst Workshop, Soa, CameroonCatalysts Idrissa Ouedraogo and Vedaste Ndizera will hold a workshop at the Pan African University Institute of Governance, Humanities and Social Sciences on transparency, reproducibility and open science research methods. Read More →
Sep 11, 2018 – Oct 1, 2018 | Nakhon PathomBen Marwick (University of Washington) will host six workshops in Southeast Asia. The curriculum includes open methods, open access, open data, and an introduction to R for social scientists. All materials and pre-training instructions are available here. Read More →
Aug 13, 2018 – Aug 17, 2018 | Ann Arbor, MI
2015 recipient of the Leamer-Rosenthal Prize for Open Social Science and BITSS Catalyst J. Scott Long is holding a week-long workshop at the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Science Research. See below or visit the ICPSR website for more details.
Aug 1, 2018 – Aug 2, 2018 | SantiagoJose Manuel Magallanes will hold a short course at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Governement on using various computational tools for carrying out reproducible research in interdisciplinary teams. Read More →
Jul 23, 2018 – Jul 25, 2018 | LimaJose Manuel Magallanes will hold a short course at the School of Governement on using various computational tools for carrying out reproducible research in interdisciplinary teams.
Jul 9, 2018 – Aug 10, 2018 | Online at FutureLearn.comRead More →
Jun 30, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA
ICIS Pre-Conference Workshop: Introducing meta-analytic methods for infant studies — Catalyst WorkshopCatalysts and SSMART Grantees Sho Tsuji and Christina Bergmann will hold a workshop on meta-analytic methods for infant studies at the 2018 International Congress of Infant Studies (ICIS).
Jun 25, 2018 – Jun 29, 2018 | Bogotá
Computational Tools for Interdisciplinary Reproducible Research — Catalyst Short Course, Bogotá, ColombiaCatalyst Jose Manuel Magallanes will hold a short course at Los Andes University in Colombia on using various computational tools for carrying out reproducible research in interdisciplinary teams.
May 30, 2018 – May 30, 2018 | San Antonio, TXSoazic Elise Wang Sonne and Richard Ball will present their work on a panel titled "Promoting Transparency in Undergraduate Empirical Research" at the Eighth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE). Read More →
May 24, 2018 – May 27, 2018 |30th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention in San Francisco. Come by our booth to learn more about how BITSS can support researchers and reproducibility in the psychological sciences! BITSS booths can be found at both the APS Exhibit Hall and the APS-COS Open Science Pavilion.
May 18, 2018 – May 19, 2018 | Los Angeles, CAeeting of the Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE). The training will be held May 18-19, 2018 at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. Read More →
May 14, 2018 | Washington, DC 20005
Interested in the research and educational potential of big data but concerned about the ethics of using personal data for data science? Then join the AAAS for a panel discussion with leading academic, non-profit, and government experts on data ethics.
May 9, 2018 | San Mateo, CA 94403Read More →
Apr 17, 2018 | BogotáOscar Barriga Cabanillas, Aleks Michuda, and Matthieu Stigler will hold a training on transparency, reproducibility, and open science research at Los Andes University in Colombia.
Apr 15, 2018 – Apr 16, 2018 | Abidjan
Introducing Transparency, Reproducibility, and Open Science — Catalyst Workshop, Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCatalysts Dief Reagen Nochi Faha, Tafadzwa Maramura, and Idrissa Ouedraogo will hold a training on transparency, reproducibility, and open science research at Félix Houphouët-Boigny University in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Read More →
Apr 12, 2018 – Apr 13, 2018 |
Introducing Transparency, Reproducibility, and Open Science — Catalyst Workshop, Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoCatalysts Dief Reagen Nochi Faha, Tafadzwa Maramura, and Idrissa Ouedraogo will hold a training on transparency, reproducibility, and open science research at University of Ouaga II in Burkina Faso. Read More →
Apr 4, 2018 – Apr 6, 2018 | AmsterdamRead More →
Mar 27, 2018 – Mar 28, 2018 | Washington, DC
Transparency and Reproducibility in Research and Policy Analysis at the Inter-American Development BankBITSS has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to deliver a hands-on workshop aimed at improving understanding of challenges to research transparency and reproducibility and teaching the latest techniques for developing a reproducible workflow. Read More →
Mar 26, 2018 – Mar 27, 2018 | Potchefstroom
Introducing Transparency, Reproducibility, and Open Science — Catalyst Workshop, Potchefstroom, South AfricaCatalysts Dief Reagen Nochi Faha, Tafadzwa Maramura, and Idrissa Ouedraogo will hold a training on transparency, reproducibility, and open science research at North-West University in South Africa. Read More →
Feb 22, 2018 – Feb 23, 2018 | Casa Forte, Recife - PE, 52061-540Department of Political Science at Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in association with the School of Public Policy and Innovation (EIPP) is delighted to host “Transparency & Public Policy”. This two-day workshop will gather state and local policymakers and researchers to discuss the role of transparency in public policies. Read More →
Feb 15, 2018 | Kigali
Catalyst Mercyline Kamande held the second in a series of Research Transparency and Evidence workshops in Kigali, Rwanda hosted by the College of Business and Economics, University of Rwanda, and in partnership with EPRN and UR-Sweden Program.Read More →
Feb 14, 2018 | Berkeley, CA
Garret Christensen will participate in the Data Stories and Visualization Panel at UC Berkeley Love Data Week 2018 on Tuesday, February 14, 2018. Garret will discuss how he used Department of Defense data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request to research how war deaths were affecting the supply of military recruits. Especially without a lawyer, getting this data is time-consuming and may be impossible to verify the quality of the data. But now the data is publicly available in a trusted repository.
Jan 30, 2018 | LondonGreer Gosnell (LSE, Grantham Research Institute), Ben Groom (LSE, Department of Geography & Environment), Thomas Leeper (LSE, Department of Government), Laurence Horton (LSE Library), Rachael Meager (LSE, Department of Economics), and Arnaud Vaganay (Meta-Lab). Participants will learn about a range of innovative practices and tools, including:
- Pre-analysis Plans
- Data management and de-identification
- Tools for transparent workflows, including the Open Science Framework (OSF), Git, R, and dynamic documents.