References and further reading

The resources in this section have been suggested to us by readers and people in our networks. They cover broader concepts of open research and publishing, as well as articles and books on methodologies and points of debate. We cannot vouch for their quality but we hope that they offer a relevant mix of insights to support your understanding of the issues surrounding the use of administrative data for research.   

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Open research

Introducing open research

Spellman, Gilbert & Corkers (2017). Open Science: What, Why, and How     

Felix Schonbrot. An introduction to Open Science: Doing transparent, credible and efficient research 

Chiarelli, A., Loffreda, L. & Johnson, R. (2021). The Art of Publishing Reproducible Research Outputs: Supporting emerging practices through cultural and technological innovation. Zenodo. 

Open research multiverse: 

Intro to Open Science (JDI UCL): 

FORRT Framework for Open and Reproducible Research Training:  

OSF Open Research toolkit ​​  

JDI Open resources:   

Open research networks

UK Reproducibility Network:  



Open research podcasts/audio

Everything Hertz podcast:  

The Black Goat podcast:  

Two Psychologists, Four Beers podcast:  


Open Science Talk podcast:  

Paul Meehl philosophy of science talks: 




What is pre-registration:  

Open Science Framework: ​​ 

AsPredicted pre-registration platform:  

Introduction to Registered Reports:  

Journals offering registered reports:  

Secondary data analysis pre-registration:  

Baldwin, J.R., Pingault, JB., Schoeler, T. et al. Protecting against researcher bias in secondary data analysis: challenges and potential solutions. Eur J Epidemiol (2022).  



Moshontz H, Binion G, Walton H, Brown BT, Syed M. A Guide to Posting and Managing Preprints. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. April 2021.  

Understanding preprints:  

UKRN primer on pre-prints:  

A guide to pre-prints and 

Wiley pre-print policy:  

Elsevier pre-print policy:  



Open data software and storage

Open data storage

6 repositories to share your research data  

Open Data Repository:  






Further reading

Research validity

Chambers, C. (2019). The 7 deadly sins of psychology. Princeton University Press  

Field Sarahanne M., Wagenmakers E.-J., Kiers Henk A. L., Hoekstra Rink, Ernst Anja F. and van Ravenzwaaij Don (2020). The effect of preregistration on trust in empirical research findings: results of a registered report. R. Soc. open sci.7181351181351 

Ioannidis, J.P.A. (2005). Why Most Published Research Findings Are False. PLoS Med 2(8): e124. 

John, L. K., Loewenstein, G., & Prelec, D. (2012). Measuring the Prevalence of Questionable Research Practices With Incentives for Truth Telling. Psychological Science, 23(5), 524–532. 

Nosek, B.A. & Bar-Anan, Y. (2012) Scientific Utopia: I. Opening Scientific Communication, Psychological Inquiry, 23:3, 217-243, DOI: 10.1080/1047840X.2012.692215 

Nosek, B. A., Spies, J. R., & Motyl, M. (2012). Scientific Utopia: II. Restructuring Incentives and Practices to Promote Truth Over Publishability. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7(6), 615–631. 

Ritchie, S. (2020). Science Fictions. Penguin 

Simmons, J. P., Nelson, L. D., & Simonsohn, U. (2011). False-Positive Psychology: Undisclosed Flexibility in Data Collection and Analysis Allows Presenting Anything as Significant. Psychological Science, 22(11), 1359–1366.  

Sumner P, Vivian-Griffiths S, Boivin J, Williams A, Venetis C A, Davies A et al. The association between exaggeration in health related science news and academic press releases: retrospective observational study BMJ 2014; 349 :g7015 doi:10.1136/bmj.g7015 


Developing an open science culture

Nosek et al (2015). Promoting an Open Research Culture. Science. 348(6242), 1422–1425.  

Schwab, S., Janiaud, P., Dayan, M., Amrhein, V., Panczak, R., Palagi, P. M., et al. (2021). Ten Simple rules in good research practice for early career researchers.  

Parsons, S., Azevedo, F., Elsherif, M.M. et al. A community-sourced glossary of open scholarship terms. Nat Hum Behav (2022).  


Popular media and the open research/open science movement

Desperately Seeking (Statistical) Significance. Scholarly Kitchen.  

'Exaggerations' threaten public trust in science, says leading statistician  

Science has been in a “replication crisis” for a decade. Have we learned anything?      

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Oral evidence: Reproducibility and Research Integrity, HC 606:, 1st December 2021. 


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