Monthly Archives: October 2021

Open Access Week 2021 – Writing an open peer review: an interview with Shirley Williams

Open peer review is one aspect of the Open Research movement which aims to make the research process more transparent, accountable and reproducible. The peer review system for academic publications is traditionally a closed process whereby the author does not … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2021 – Publishing on the Wellcome Open Research platform, an interview with Dr Al Edwards

Wellcome Open Research was launched in 2016 as a platform for the publication of a wide range of submissions from Wellcome Trust-funded researchers. The platform, based on the same model as F1000Research, works on the publish first and peer review … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2021 – Why publish your work as a preprint? An interview with Dr Al Edwards

There has been a huge increase in the number of outputs uploaded to preprint servers over the last few years. Why are researchers opting for this route and what benefits does it bring? What is a preprint? A preprint is … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2021 – Publishing a Registered Report: an interview with Jayne Morriss

One of the aims of theĀ Open Research movement is to make the research process more transparent, accountable and reproducible. Writing a Registered Report has been proposed as a way of eliminating publication bias from the scholarly communication process. Usually studies … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2021 – Publishing Open Software, an interview with Brendan Williams

Software can be an important research output in some disciplines such as the physical and life sciences. One of the aims of the open research movement is to encourage researchers who generate software or code as part of their projects … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2021 – The benefits of publishing open access: an interview with Brooke Bessesen

Publishing your work as open access (OA) with a creative commons licence allows your work to be accessed by everyone with an internet connection and also repurposed and built on by others with appropriate credit to you. In this interview … Continue reading

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