Open Science

Being an ally is a learned skill that everyone can practise by self-education and structured training. An Ally Skills Workshop allows its participants to understand various concepts, explore social scenarios and practise simple everyday techniques they can use to make their workplace and communities more inclusive. 
Hypergraph (Beta) is free-to-play, free-to-access, open source software to help reset research publishing. Use it to publicly document your research step by step, before the issues of after-the-fact articles even begin.
By Stephen Thompson, Research Associate at WEISS, University College London. At WEISS we are developing the SciKit-Surgery libraries to support researchers in creating better software, and to enable faster translation of research to clinical practice.
The Open Life Science mentoring and training programme is open for applications. The programme helps early stage researchers and potential academic leaders to become Open Science ambassadors in the life science community.
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Replicability and reproducibility are the ultimate stand

By Frances Cooper, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow
The Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) will take place from Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 2 April 2020 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and registration is now open.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager and Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute
By Thomas Etherington, Spatial Modeller - Ecology, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, and Institute Fellow. By openly publishing their code, scientists make their science more reproducible – which is a very good thing!  Recently, a group of staff where I work at Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research wanted to establish an institutional GitHub account so that we would have a place to publish the code we were generating. However, while there are many institutional benefits for encouraging the publication of scientific code, there are also institutional considerations around things such as…
A two-day workshop on Open and Reproducible Science in Exeter, aimed at Early Career Researchers from STEMM subjects from Exeter or other institutions, will take place on 6th and 7th June 2019 at the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus. 
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