Initiatives and events

UKRN offers support for initiatives to promote robust and rigorous research, focusing on establishing conversations about reproducibility, providing tools and guidance to promote best practice, and encouraging professional development of researchers. UKRN runs and promotes events and regular workshops on the topic of reproducible research.

Events

UKRN hosts an annual meeting in March each year, and supports an annual conference in September: Reproducibility, Replicability and Trust In Science. We also run regular workshops on the topics of leadership, data management, research culture and methods.

Initiatives

UKRN supports initiatives to encourage appropriate methodology, accountability and the establishment of working groups, as well as promoting conversations around open science and open research, and providing tools that make reproducibility easier.

Latest news

We produce news to promote examples of reproducible research in the UK, as well as our events and initiatives. Do you want to write about reproducibility in your field? Please contact us about writing for our blog.

King’s College London joins UKRN

King’s College London joins UKRN

King’s College London has become a formal institutional member of the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN), a network of UK universities collaborating to promote robust research practices, such as open research and reproducibility. Visit King's College website for...

Rewarding Open Research

Rewarding Open Research

Here’s a story about sharing practice in rewarding Open Research. The University of Groningen has launched an Open Research Award competition. It was inspired by and directly modelled on a competition run at the University of Reading. This came about because people at...

Publication of Research Integrity Report

Publication of Research Integrity Report

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has released a major report on research integrity – Research integrity: a landscape study. This was commissioned by UKRI in order to understand the effects of incentives in the research system on researcher behaviour. The report was...

UKRN Position on COVID-19 Research

UKRN Position on COVID-19 Research

Fast, cheap, good – you can pick two… The UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) is a peer-led consortium that aims to ensure the UK retains its place as a centre for world-leading research. The UKRN grew from activity across the UK seeking to understand the factors that...

Review: How to Publish Successfully in an Open Research World

Review: How to Publish Successfully in an Open Research World

Last Thursday, Wiley publishers brought their workshop on How to publish successfully in an open research world to the University of Bristol. The Wiley team worked closely with members of the UKRN in Bristol to design and organise the event, and it all seemed to come...

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