Badges acknowledging open practices significantly increase reported data

Posted by on May 12, 2016 6:53 pm
Categories: health

Sharing research data and materials facilitates the scientific process by making a publication’s findings open to critique, replication, and extension. However, relatively few researchers engage in these practices because there are few rewards for doing so. A new study evaluates whether or not an initiative, badges acknowledging open practices, may increase the availability of research data and materials.

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