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How can you increase reproducibility practices in your institution?

Reproducibility. Ensuring the same research results can be reached and reliably built upon time and time again, stimulating and advancing research. It is vital for ensuring that research results are correct and reliable. How can reproducibility be enhanced in research institutions and who are the stakeholders involved? This report delves into both and provides a framework for progressing reproducibility practices.

Reflecting on 2023

As 2023 is rapidly drawing to a close, we reflect on what has been a very busy and productive year with much to celebrate. Here are just some of the key achievements that we would like to share.

Knowledge Exchange newsletter October 2023

Our latest newsletter including updates on Alternative Publishing Platforms, first KE webinar and more.

Alternative publishing platforms. What have we learnt?

Different alternative scholarly publishing platforms have appeared over recent years. But what are their pros and cons? Do they differ significantly from traditional scholarly journals? To better understand what individual alternative publishing platforms do and how they fit in the open scholarly communication ecosystem, Knowledge Exchange invited platforms working in open access publishing to contribute to a survey. We now have the first results. What have we learnt?

We are hiring for a Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Our long-serving Knowledge Exchange Coordinator will be retiring at the end of the summer and we are now on the look-out for his successor. This is an exciting full time role where you will oversee all Knowledge Exchange partnership activities and operations, financial performance, communication and internal and external relations.

Take our survey and share your thoughts on practices that support reproducible research

Are you interested in practices that support scaling of research reproducibility? Then Knowledge Exchange invites you to answer this survey conducted by Dr Michelle Barker and Prof. Neil Chue Hong. Your contribution is valuable in helping us understand what types of practices assist individual researchers and managers to scale up practices that improve research reproducibility.

Knowledge Exchange webinar - Persistent identifiers in academia: risk and trust

We are delighted to announce that registration for the inaugural KE webinar is now open! Let us guide you through the complex PID landscape in this compact one hour webinar. Hear directly from experts and consultants on ways to ensure the effective implementation and management of PID systems. Find out more about the risks of an unreliable PID service and learn how to deal with any risk and trust related issues encountered. This is an opportunity to gain a further understanding of the PID infrastructure.

Persistent Identifiers – risks and trust related issues explored with new Knowledge Exchange report and case studies

Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with scidecode science consulting has launched the main report as part of its’ work around Risks and Trust in pursuit of a well-functioning PID infrastructure for research. Building the plane as we Fly It: the promise of Persistent Identifiers explores the world of PIDs with an emphasis on its risks and trust-related issues.

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