Catalyst Diego Aycinena and colleagues from the Rosario Experimental and Behavioral Economics Lab (REBEL) will host the Bogotá Experimental Economics Workshop (BEEC) on January 9-11, 2020.
BITSS Faculty Director Edward Miguel will chair a paper session titled “Improving the Transparency and Credibility of Economics Research” as part of the ASSA 2020 Annual Meeting at 2:30-4:30 PM on January 4 in San Diego, CA. The session will include the following presentations: “Open Science Practices Are on the Rise in…
BITSS held its eighth Annual Meeting on December 13, 2019, at UC Berkeley. The event brought 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.
BITSS and the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab (IPL) hosted a one-day ideation workshop titled “Unlocking the File Drawer” at UC Berkeley on December 12. The workshop convened an interdisciplinary group of researchers, funders, journal editors, design specialists, and research administrators to explore integrating approaches to improving the tracking of funded research outputs,…
BITSS and the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) will host a panel on journal reproducibility policies and practices 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm on Dec. 11 at the BIDS office space at Doe Library, UC Berkeley. The panel will discuss perspectives and experiences at journals in economics, statistics, and the physical…
Catalyst Sean Grant represented BITSS at “Rigor, Reproducibility, and Transparency (RRT) at the Interdisciplinary Interface”, a workshop organized by the School of Public Health, at Indiana University-Bloomington on October 2-4, 2019. The workshop will include high-level discussions in small group settings and will begin identifying priorities and infrastructure needs for a coordinated…
BITSS 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…
BITSS hosted its Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Washington DC, September 11-13, 2019. 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 open science movement and there is space for…
“Transparency, Reproducibility, and Credibility of Economics Research” is a research symposium hosted collaboratively by the World Bank Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) group, BITSS, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) on September 10, 2019 at the World Bank…
Hosted by the Center for Open Science on Jul 30, 2019, the “Local Grassroots Networks” webinar featured insights from international panelists currently nurturing culture change in research among their local communities.
Catalyst Sho Tsuji hosted a workshop titled “Introducing Meta-Analytic Methods for Psychological Sciences” on July 8, 2019 as part of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS) 2019 Meeting in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
BITSS will exhibit at the 94th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) in San Francsico, CA on June 28th-July 2nd, 2019. Visit us in the conference registration area to learn about our latest work in supporting research and training for transparency and reproducibility in economics.
BITSS is partnering with the East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST), a CEGA initiative, to host a Research Transparency and Reproducibility Workshop on July 23 as part of the 8th Annual EASST Summit at Sarova Panafric in Nairobi, Kenya on July 22-23, 2019.
Elaine 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…
In collaboration with the World Bank’s Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) 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.
Kweku Opoku-Agyemang will give a 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.
The Open Social Science Conference is a forum for practicing and discussing credibility, transparency, and replicability in the social sciences.
Catalyst Diego Aycinena and colleagues from the Rosario Experimental and Behavioral Economics Lab (REBEL) will host the Bogotá Experimental Economics Workshop (BEEW) on January 8-10, 2019.
Christina Bergmann will give a week-long course on “Effect sizes and meta-analyses: Tools for cumulative, robust experimental science” as part of the Winter School of the Netherlands Graduate School of Lingustics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on January 7-11, 2019.
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…
BITSS held its seventh Annual Meeting on December 10, 2018 at the David 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…
BITSS is attending the Advancing Ethical Research Conference, organized by Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), November 14-17, 2018 in San Diego, CA.
Fernando Hoces de la Guardia presented on 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,…
Catalyst Ada Gonzales-Torres led a short course on Transparent, Open, and Reproducible Research for PhD students at the European University Institute (EUI), in Florence, Italy.
Sho Tsuji will be giving invited presentations at McGill University, including MetaLab: Language Acquisition Meta-Analyzed on October 31, and Meta-analytic methods for infant and language studies: An introduction on November 1, 2018.
BITSS Postdoctoral Scholar Fernando Hoces de la Guardia held a workshop on research transparency and reproducibility tools and practices in Quito, Ecuador on October 2, 2018. The audience consisted of researchers from the Inter-American Development Bank and a team of local researchers.
Catalysts Paulo 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.
BITSS held its Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Los Angeles, CA, September 5-7, 2018. 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 open science movement and there is space…
Catalysts 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.
Catalyst Ben 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.
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.
Catalyst Jose 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.
Catalyst Jose 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.
Demand for evidence-based policy is growing, but so is recognition that limited transparency in social science research has contributed to what many have called a crisis of reproducibility and credibility. With this 5-week, self-paced Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), you can explore the causes of limited transparency in social science research, as…
Catalysts 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).
Catalyst 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.
Catalysts Soazic 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).
BITSS will have a booth exhibit at the 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…
BITSS is supporting a 1-day research transparency and reproducibility training at the Spring Meeting of the Working Group in African Political Economy (WGAPE). The training will be held May 18-19, 2018 at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.
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.
BITSS has partnered with the American Institutes of Research (AIR) to deliver a hands-on workshop focusing on pre-registration, pre-analysis plans, open data, version control, and dynamic documents.
Catalysts Oscar Barriga Cabanillas, Aleks Michuda, and Matthieu Stigler will hold a training on transparency, reproducibility, and open science research at Los Andes University in Colombia.
Catalysts 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.
Catalysts 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.
BITSS held the second international Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2) in Amsterdam, Netherlands April 4-6, 2018. 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 space is provided…
Catalyst Arnaud Vaganay will give a talk on research reproducibility at TU Delft on April 4, 2018.
BITSS 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.
Catalysts 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.
The Department 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.
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.