Neil Jacobs Appointed Head of UKRN Open Research Programme

Neil Jacobs Appointed Head of UKRN Open Research Programme

We are delighted to welcome Neil Jacobs as the new Head of the UKRN Open Research Programme. Neil will be leading our Research England funded project “Growing and Embedding Open Research in Institutional Practice and Culture”. He has over 30 years of experience in the...
Event Report: Enhancing Research Culture

Event Report: Enhancing Research Culture

Emily Farran represented the UKRN at the recent UKRI online engagement event on Enhancing Research Culture. Emily was part of a discussion panel, which represented the views from four different Research England funded projects, including our recent own funded project,...
UKRN Newsletter – December 2021

UKRN Newsletter – December 2021

The December 2021 issue of the UKRN newsletter was published today. If you missed it, a PDF version is available to view here: UKRN Newsletter – December 2021. To sign up our mailing list and receive future newsletters by email, head to our newsletter sign-up...
New report: The art of publishing reproducible research outputs

New report: The art of publishing reproducible research outputs

Knowledge Exchange (KE) have published their latest report on research reproducibility in November 2021. In the report, you can read about current practices and barriers in this area and the role of technical and social infrastructure in supporting new developments....
PeerRef: journal-independent peer review

PeerRef: journal-independent peer review

Journal submission to publication typically takes 1 year, 96% of journals require specific formatting and the average cost of an APC is $2987. PeerRef is on a mission to solve these issues. They are a new journal-independent peer review service that organizes thorough...
New resource: Checklist for an Open Research Action Plan

New resource: Checklist for an Open Research Action Plan

An Open Research Action Plan is a funded, medium-term programme of cultural change within a research organisation to promote and embed more accessible, transparent and reproducible ways of conducting and communicating research. The Checklist for an Open Research...
The University of East Anglia joins UKRN network

The University of East Anglia joins UKRN network

UKRN welcomes The University of East Anglia (UEA) to the network, with Dr Stephanie Rossit from their School of Psychology appointed as Institutional Lead. Fiona Lettice, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation at UEA, said: “We are delighted to join UKRN and to...