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F1000 has created Open Thinking as a place and program where open research communities can come together to discuss the opportunities to seize, as well as challenges to overcome, to truly embrace open research.

F1000’s recommended open research reading for COP28 

Continuing on from last year’s F1000 editor and publisher top picks of articles which help confront or tackle the climate crisis across geographic, economic, and disciplinary boundaries, we have highlighted three more recommendations as we look ahead to COP28 at the end of November.   These articles have been recommended by F1000’s dedicated and expert Content Acquisition Team, with a focus on the dual and connected challenges of climate crisis and threats to biodiversity.  ...

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YCharOS: a potential solution to the ‘antibody horror show’   

In a new editorial for the F1000 YCharOS Gateway, the University of Leicester’s Dr Harvinder Virk and Dr Michael S. Biddle review progress so far and explain lessons learned from the YCharOS project. This insightful and far-reaching editorial follows on from F1000’s recent 'In Conversation With' interview about the YCharOS project’s open science mission to characterize commercially available antibody reagents for every human protein. The editorial also draws on Harvinder’s and Michael’s experi...

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Chain reaction: A conversation with early-career nuclear researchers about open research 

In a double celebration to mark both Nuclear Science Week and the first published articles going live on the American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) Nuclear Science and Technology Open Research (NSTOR) Platform, including the ANS Student Conference 2023 Collection, David Strutz and F1000’s Kay Burrows joined early career researchers (ECRs) Alex Bendoyro and Edward Mercado in conversation.   The discussion explores how open research is helping Alex and Edward to develop their research and c...

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LSE Impact blog: What role should peer review have in researcher development?

As part of Peer Review Week 2023, Taylor & Francis’ Head of Reviewer Programmes, Rebecca Furlong, and F1000’s Senior Editorial Operations & Peer Review Manager, Eleanor-Rose Papas, join forces in an LSE Impact blog. Drawing on their in-depth knowledge of peer review, they offer Early Career Researchers (ECRs) advice on how to develop the impact of their research and profile through peer review, both as the reviewed and the reviewer.  In the blog, Rebecca and Eleanor-Rose give inv...

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