Palaeontology and Open Science roundup: October, 2018

Welcome to your usual roundup of interesting stuff that happened in the last month from the worlds of Open Science and Palaeontology! Enjoy, and let me know if I’ve missed anything out. Previous time. Palaeontology News Rudenko: Prehistoric Body Theater: Bringing Paleontology Narratives to Global Contemporary Performance Audiences. This is just a special bit of magic! Brocklehurst: Vertebral […]

Reproducible science is better science

‘Open’ is not an end result for research: it is a mechanism. A mechanism for improved transparency and accountability, for reproducibility and rigour, and efficiency and accelerated discovery. A new article by Marcus Munafò and colleagues presents a manifesto for reproducible research that highlights this, and contains substantial important reading on this topic. Enjoy! Abstract […]