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Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies Presents Open Science Talk Series

November 1st, 2023

Join us on November 6th from 3:00 to 4:15 PM in WALC 2088 for our next Open Science Talk series featuring Dr. Fred Oswald, professor and Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences at Rice University. Dr. Oswald will discuss “Open Science to the Rescue: The Practice, Culture, and Future of Open Science in the Behavioral Sciences.” Dr. Oswald served as chair of the American Psychological Association (APA) Open Science and Methodology Expert Panel from 2019 to 2022 which developed and implemented open science practices across all core APA journals. His main research areas are workforce readiness, and quantitative methods such as  meta-analysis, psychometrics, and Big Data. 

About the Series

The Open Science talk series is co-sponsored by Libraries and School of Information Studies, the College of Health and Human Sciences, and the Office of Research. This new series stands in line with 2023 being the “Year of Open Science,” as declared by the The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, which includes a number of initiatives to advance open and equitable research, including new grant funding, improvements in research infrastructure, broadened research participation for emerging scholars, and expanded opportunities for public engagement.