Recent updates from the German Reproducibility Network

Job Posting: Research fellow (m/f/d) in BUA/BMBF project

70% position shared 50% in the BUA project "Publication bias in research practice: analysis of non-publication and non-reception of research results in disciplinary comparison PANNE and 20% in the BMBF project "Automated misconduct investigation: use and effects of digital tools for investigating scientific misconduct (AUTO)". More information.

ScreenIT reports on COVID-19 preprints now available through Sciety

ScreenIT reports on COVID-19 preprints are now available through Sciety, a free platform that allows readers to quickly find and examine peer review reports on bioRxiv and medRxiv preprints. ScreenIT is a collection of automated tools that screen preprints for common problems that affect transparency and reproducibility (e.g. reporting of blinding and randomization, power calculations, protocol pre-registration, limitations sections, etc.). Learn more about how you can use Sciety to access ScreenIT reports, as well as peer reviews of COVID-19 preprints here

Job Posting: Postdoc researcher (m/f/d) in BUA project

The project PANNE on the investigation and assurance of research quality in the publication process, funded by the Berlin University Alliance, is based at Freie Universität in the Department of Clinical Psychological Intervention and is headed by Dr. Helen Niemeyer. See here for the job discription.

GRN got interviewed by the Sueddeutsche Zeitung

Jan Schwenkenbecher from the Sueddeutsche Zeitung has featured the GRN and reported on its goals as well as the background history of Open Science movement. Read the article (in German)

Launch of German Reproducibility Network

It's official: The German Reproducibility Network is now picking up traction. We're starting with eight founding institutions, and are looking to expand over the coming months. Please read on for our full press release.

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