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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.

Call for entries to explore Alternative Publishing Platforms

Knowledge Exchange (KE) invites any platforms working in open access publishing & communication who wishes to be included in a Knowledge Exchange taxonomy of Alternative Publishing Platforms to answer this call for entries.

Knowledge Exchange newsletter December 2022

Our final newsletter for this year which includes an update on PIDs: Risks and Trust, Small Publishers and the Transition to Open Access and much more!

Landscape study of small journal publishers transitioning to open access (OA) now available

What are the challenges that smaller publishers may face in successfully transitioning to open access (OA)? Knowledge Exchange (KE) and the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) have published an initial study of small journal publishers to help identify these.

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