The Week in Review is our roundup of what’s trending in open science from the past week. If you have news or announcements you’d like passed on to the community, be sure to share on Twitter with @MozillaScience, #openscience or join our mailing list and get in touch there.
Happy New Year from the Mozilla Science Lab
Welcome to our first “Week in Review” for 2016. Our team has lots of great things planned for the coming year and we hope you’ll keep an eye out weekly to read about what’s coming up.
Articles & Blogs:
- Transparency, Reproducibility and Open Data/Data Sharing:
- From PLOS Biology – an article discussing reproducible research practices by Shareen A. Iqbal and Joshua D. Wallach et al.
- From BITSS a guest post from Philip B. Stark, Associate Dean at the University of California Berkeley.
- Science Stories – Unexpected – short video – a conversation between Sir David Spiegelhalter and Nicole Janz.
- “Reproducibility is hard” – from Karl Broman.
- A source of “Replicable Articles” at Demographic Research.
- rOpenSci project would like to know more about your research software needs to help them prioritize their 2016 efforts – please take a few moments to complete their brief survey. It should take only a few minutes.
- A great post that looks at the roles of Starters and Maintainers for projects hosted on GitHub written by James Long.
- A early-career researcher, Daniel P. Newman gives his perspective on open science practices based on his experiences to-date.
- A really cool collaboration for “Future Emerging Technologies” and the world of Art. The The Future Emerging Art and Technology (FEAT) project is looking for artists with a keen interest in new technologies to engage with Future of Emerging Technologies (FET) projects. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2016.
From the Science Lab
The Science Lab is ramping up quickly in 2016 with several events coming up …
- Our monthly “Community Call” takes place this Thursday, January 14th at 11am ET. The agenda and call-in details available. Hope you can join us.
- The next monthly project call will be held on Thursday January 28th at 11amET. Join the call to hear about some great open science projects.
- On February 04-06 we are hosting our first “Working Open Workshop (WOW)” in Berlin, Germany. Stay tuned in the coming weeks as we share out more about the event.
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