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...

Syndicate 1: The Cumberland Lodge Leadership Workshop

Authors: Sophie Turnbull, Kirsten Westmoreland, Lucy Wright The workshop provided a rare opportunity to step away from the day-to-day tasks that consume our lives as a researcher, to get see ourselves and leadership role in a broader context. This was facilitated by...
Syndicate 3: Time to Reflect on Leadership in Academia

Syndicate 3: Time to Reflect on Leadership in Academia

Authors: Tom Hardwicke, Georgie Bowyer, Michael Green, Victoria Harbottle, Suzi Gage, Katrina Hope, Joanna Martin. Photo credit: Madara Brice One crisp autumnal afternoon, beneath a giant statue of King George III straddling a copper horse, a group of researchers were...
UKRN: Meta-Research Postdoc Opportunity

UKRN: Meta-Research Postdoc Opportunity

The QUEST Center is offering a postdoc position at the Meta‑Research Innovation Center Berlin (METRIC-B) headed by John Ioannidis (from 03/2020). Research themes might include (but not limited to) data sharing, reproducibility, indicators for transparency,...

Research Integrity Workshops

Vitae will be holding research integrity workshops at two locations: in Edinburgh, at the Scottish Funding Council (8th October), and in London, at the Francis Crick Institute (25th October), see: https://www.vitae.ac.uk/events/research-integrity-workshop