Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – August 28, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week


Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science

Many psychology papers fail replication test

Times Higher Education
More than half of psychology papers are not reproducible

Science has its problems, but the web could be the fix

Wall Street Journal
Fake peer review scandal shines spotlight on China

Five Thirty Eight
Podcast: bad incentives are blocking better science

Neuroskeptic/Discover Magazine blog
Am I a peer review hypocrite?

Papers with shorter titles get more citations

London School of Economics and Political Science
Cultivating an ethos of openness through research integrity

BioMed Central blog
Quiz: Can you navigate tricky peer review scenarios?

Wiley Exchanges
The rise of open research data

RCUK sets out 2015 arrangements for Open Access monitoring

The Oracle
USF course to pilot first open-access e-textbook

UN News Centre
New open-access database aims to get water-scarce countries ‘more crop per drop’ – UN agency

UK Authority
Smart cities need open data

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