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Open Research and Reproducibility Conference 2023

Open Research and Reproducibility Conference 2023 In-Person

Join us for Northumbria's second annual open research and reproducibility conference since joining the UKRN. This conference, open to Northumbria staff and Postgraduate Reseachers, offers you a great opportunity to learn more about key areas of open research and how it can benefit your work. 

What is Open Research and why does it matter?

Open research covers a wide range of practices and principles designed to increase the transparency, re-usability and discoverability of your research.  This is becoming increasingly important for the advancement of research and promotion of reproducibility, quality, and integrity.

At Northumbria, we encourage our researchers to be as open as possible, as early as possible, to a wide range of audiences. Studies show that open research attracts more attention since it is easily accessible. It raises your research profile, increases your chances to collaborate with others, and aligns you with funder policies.

Benefits of attending this event:

  • Learn more about open research, the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN), and wider issues affecting research in the UK.
  • Gain insight into open research practices at Northumbria - hear about the work being undertaken by colleagues within your department and wider faculty.
  • Have the opportunity to discuss any aspect of reproducibility and/or open research practices in your own work.
  • Hear from guest speakers who will share best practice in open research and reproducibility, and how they contribute to the success of their institutions.
  • Network with other staff and PGRs across disciplines with similar interests.

Draft schedule

Timings may vary.

12:30 - Registration, refreshments and posters

13:00 - Welcome

13:15 - Speakers (topics/order of speakers to be confirmed):

  • Dr Krzysztof Cipora, Lecturer in Mathematical Cognition, Department of Mathemics Education, Loughborough University.
  • Prof David Ellis, Professor in Management, University of Bath

14:15 - Coffee break (15 mins)

  • Dr Stephanie Rossit, Associate Professor in Psychology, University of East Anglia
  • Dr Lucy Whalley, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Northumbria University

15:30 - Round table / refreshments

16:00 - Informal networking

Poster competition: showcase your own research!

  • We invite you to submit a research poster for the conference and you can make it as eye-catching as you like! You need to include an aspect of reproducibility and/or open research practice in your work. To enter, please read this poster submission guidance (designed to help you create a great poster at the right size for our display boards) and submit by the deadline of 6th March 2023.
  • Posters will be printed free of charge and hung at the conference for you. You are welcome to remove yours and keep it at the end of the conference.
  • £50 prizes will be awarded to the top three PGR posters, selected by the panel.

Contact us

Join further Open Research events

This event forms part of Northumbria's Open Research Week 2023 which runs from 23rd-31st March 2023.  

Date:
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Time:
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Location:
Sandyford Building Hedley Suite
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Registration is required. There are 74 seats available.

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