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.

University of Surrey Open Research Award winners announced

University of Surrey Open Research Award winners announced

By Emma Henderson The three winners of The University of Surrey’s 2021 Open Research and Transparency Showcase Awards were announced in early March 2021. The awards were devised as part of Surrey’s ongoing commitment to open research and designed to identify and...

University of Sheffield statement on Open Research

University of Sheffield statement on Open Research

We are pleased to report that the University of Sheffield now has an institutional statement on Open Research. Thank you to all who contributed towards making this happen. Many parts were adapted from fellow UKRN member's statements, demonstrating one of the benefits...

Winners of the 2021 BNA Credibility Prize

Winners of the 2021 BNA Credibility Prize

The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) earlier this week were delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural BNA Credibility Prizes. These prizes highlight and recognise some of the excellent efforts to ensure that neuroscience research is as robust, reliable,...

UKRN Newsletter – March 2021

UKRN Newsletter – March 2021

The March 2021 issue of the UKRN newsletter was published earlier this month, featuring a write-up of the recent annual meeting, the latest news, event information and tips on UKRN resources. You can view a PDF version of the newsletter here: UKRN Newsletter - March...

Rewarding and raising awareness of Open Research

Rewarding and raising awareness of Open Research

by Emily Farran, UKRN Institutional Lead for the University of Surrey The University of Surrey launched two Open Research Awards: the Open Research Case Study Award, and the Surrey Reproducibility Society Recognition Award. The Open Research Case Study Award was...

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