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Reproducibility and Open Science: Advancing Research Transparency and Collaboration

Organization: GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
Categories: Graduate Conference, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, Pedagogy, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Science
Event Date: 2023-11-25 to 2023-11-26 Abstract Due: 2023-10-23

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship dedicated to interdisciplinarity aims to engage in the exploration of the implementations and applications of Open Science. The conference aims to bring together researchers, scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to explore and promote the principles of reproducibility and open science in academic research across various disciplines.

This multifaceted conference wishes to focus on the promotion of Research Transparency by fostering discussions on the importance of research transparency, including sharing data, methods, materials, and analytical procedures to enable the reproducibility of research findings.

The best practices for the Reproducible Research are of great interest and we hope to showcase and discuss the best practices, tools, and techniques for conducting reproducible research, including pre-registration, version control, data management, and documentation.

Open Access and Open Data are also in the spectrum and we wish to explore the benefits, challenges, and ethical considerations associated with open access publishing, open data sharing, and the democratization of scientific knowledge. The Collaboration and Replication Studies will be in part of the conference in order to validate and build upon existing research, fostering a culture of scientific rigor and advancement.

In addition, Data Sharing and Data Management is a field of great significane and hopefully will address the challenges and opportunities of sharing research data, including data privacy, data governance, data citation, and long-term data preservation. Similarly we wish to examine the role of funding agencies, institutions, and academic policies in promoting and incentivizing reproducibility and open science practices through the further exploration of potential Institutional Support and the interconnected Policies.

Topics for presentations and discussions may include, but are not limited to:

Proposed Topics
– Reproducible research methodologies and best practices
– Open access publishing and open peer review
– Data sharing and data management in research
– Transparent and open statistical practices
– Research integrity, ethics, and responsible conduct of research
– Collaborative research and multi-site studies
– Replication and reproducibility in different disciplines
– Data visualization and interactive data exploration
– Open source tools and software for reproducible research
– Citizen science and community-engaged research
– Education and training on reproducibility and open science

Proposed Formats (Lingua franca: English)
-Individual papers (GIRES will included it in a panel)
-Panels (up to 4 presentations-chaired by one of the presenters or appointed by GIRES)
-Roundtable presentations (chaired by one of the presenters or appointed by GIRES)
-Poster presentations
-Student presentations (one paper presented by up to 3 young scholars)
-Keynote speech (depending on the time availability)
-Pre-recorder presentation (s) (Asynchronous Platform)
-Pre-recorder presentation (s) (Synchronous-live- Sessions: live participation of presenter (s) during the Q&A sessions)

Publication Opportunity 
The Organizing Committee and GIRES Press will publish the most powerful and dynamic presentations of the conference and include them
in a collective volume in the form of short articles and/or long essays. For more information please contact us

Live Sessions Recording
All participants have the option to have their presentations recorded (during live sessions) in HD quality. The recordings will be uploaded to GIRES media for unlimited access and dissemination.

Asynchronous Options
All participants have the option to have their presentations (video/audio/text) uploaded to our Virtual Platform. All  registered participants will have access to the material for 5 days.

Our proposed topics & formats are not restrictive and we invite additional germane ideas
Due to the restrictions of Corona Crisis our event (for the time being) will take place VIRTUALLY

For more information, submissions and registration please visit: https://www.gires.org/activities/conferences/reproducibility-and-open-science-advancing-research-transparency-and-collaboration/



Chloe Matias