Center for Open Science

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The Center for Open Science is a non-profit technology organization based in Charlottesville, Virginia with a mission to "increase the openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scientific research."[1] Brian Nosek and Jeffrey Spies founded the organization in January 2013, funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, after implementation and use of the Open Science Framework. The organization began with work in reproducibility of psychology research.[2][3][4]

Open Science Framework[edit]

The Open Science Framework is an open source software project that facilitates open collaboration in science research. This framework was used to work on a project in the reproducibility of psychology research.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Center for Open Science". Business Plan. Jan 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Center for Open Science". Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  3. ^ University of Virginia (4 March 2013). "New Center for Open Science Designed to Increase Research Transparency, Provide Free Technologies for Scientists". UVA Today. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Bohannon, John (5 March 2013). "Psychologists Launch a Bare-All Research Initiative". Science Magazine. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Estes, Sarah (20 Dec 2012). "The Myth of Self-Correcting Science". The Atlantic. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Yong, Ed (16 May 2012). "Nature". Nature. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 

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