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Open data essentials for research managers and administrators

How confident do Research Managers and Administrators (RMAs) feel when talking to researchers about open data? According to F1000 polling at the latest European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) conference, RMAs responses to this vary.  However, the average result leaned towards the less confident side of the spectrum. Given that open data and its processes are increasingly forming a large part of RMAs’ roles, we hosted a webinar in collaboration with EARMA on t...

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Providing MAHE a centralized open access publishing hub to engage the global academic community: an F1000 case study

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is one of India's leading academic research institutions and a global leader in education and research.  MAHE’s research objectives are to:  Enhance interdisciplinary collaboration  Advance impactful research that solves societal challenges  Promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship  MAHE needed a centralized open research publishing hub for affiliated research to engage with the global academic and o...

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What do research managers and administrators think about open research in the UK and Europe?

Open research is increasingly being adopted by researchers, institutions, and funders who are embracing the various practices as a way to help deliver more constructive and effective research outcomes. Research Managers and Administrators (RMAs) are at an intersection of researchers, institutions, funders, and publishers; often playing an active role in guiding and supporting time-stretched researchers. Given the increasing complexity of directives on how research should be conducted and shar...

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Towards solving the replication crisis

Earlier this year, we hosted a webinar in collaboration with the National Organization for Research Development Professionals (NORDP). In“The Role of RD in Research Integrity” we discussed current issues surrounding rigor, transparency, and the replication crisis in scholarly publications and the role of research development professionals in supporting its evolution. In this blog post, we’ll share some of the key points raised during the webinar and what F1000 is doing to support research instit...

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The future of open research

At F1000, we recently hosted a plenary session on the open research movement at the annual Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) Conference. At the start of the session, we asked 73 research managers what the term ‘open research’ meant to them. The top two words that came to mind were transparency and accessibility. These two concepts go hand in hand. When the data underlying academic research is made open and accessible, it makes it easier to question, share, replica...

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The future is open: evolution of scholarly research in the Information Age

“By encouraging science to be more connected to societal needs and by promoting equal opportunities for all (scientists, policymakers, and citizens), open science can be a true game changer in bridging the science, technology and innovation gaps between and within countries and fulfilling the human right to science.” UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) In February 2021, F1000 held a webinar for NORDP (National Organization for Research Development Profes...

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