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Edinburgh ReproducibiliTea and Open Research Initiative

Learn more about Edinburgh ReproducibiliTea the Edinburgh Open Research Initiative, two grassroots efforts to promote and sustain an Open Research culture at the University.

ReproducibiliTea and Edinburgh Open Research Initiative are two staff and student led initiatives dedicated to promoting Open Research practices at the University. Edinburgh ReproducibiliTea is the local branch of a world-wide network of open research clubs that discuss ideas about improving transparency and reproducibility in research work, and the open research movement at a larger scale. We encourage all members of the Univerisity community to get involved.  


Established in 2020 by PhD students Niamh MacSweeney and Laura Klinkhamer, the Edinburgh section of ReproducibiliTea has the aim of supporting researchers from all career stages (including students) in navigating the possibilities and challenges that the open research movement brings about. Through informal online discussion sessions, the organisers hope to encourage researchers to adopt more open research practices and show them the benefits of doing so on both an individual and community-level. 

These sessions take place every 3rd Friday of the month. To sign up to the mailing list and receive the session details, please fill out this Google Form:  

Follow us on Twitter for more Open Research updates: @Edinburgh_Tea

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Visit the ReproducibiliTea Organisation Website

Edinburgh Open Research Initiative (EORI)

The EORI is a grassroots collective of students and staff based primarily at the University of Edinburgh, promoting awareness of and training in Open Research practices and policies, and lobbying for these to be implemented and formally recognised by the University of Edinburgh.  Through community building, cultivating grass-roots support, and reviewing pre-existing support the Initiative seeks to promote sustainable and ongoing positive change in line with the pillars of open research.

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