Week 1: Introduction to Research Transparency and Reproducibility
What is research transparency and why is it important? This week will introduce you to the concepts of transparency and openness as key facets of the scientific ethos.
Introduction to research transparency and the scientific ethos
In our first activity, I’ll discuss the structure of the rest of the course and introduce you to Merton’s norms – widely held values for conducting science.
What happens when scientific norms are violated?
We discuss the state of transparency practices in social science research today and compare it to how the scientific community generally believes science should be conducted.