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Open access publication in the spotlight: September 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (September) - 'The Role of Source Reliability in Belief Polarisation'

Date:20 September 2021
Author:Open Access Team
This month's publication is dedicated to an analysis of the phenomenon of belief polarisation, which occurs when the same evidence causes a divergence of opinion between two individuals. It was co-authored by Leah Henderson, who works at the Faculty of Philosophy.
Dr Camilla Sutherland

Starting an open access journal: Insights from Camilla Sutherland, editor-in-chief of 'Mistral'

Date:15 September 2021
Author:Babette Knauer
Mistral is a new open access peer-reviewed journal developed from scratch with the University of Groningen Press. Interview with the editor-in-chief Camilla Sutherland.
Marco Bieri (SNSF)

Using lotteries to allocate research funding: Perspectives from Switzerland

Date:09 September 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) employs random selection in grant decisions. Dr. Marco Bieri from the SNSF explains the rationale behind this and reflects on the experiences so far.
The Faculty or Behavioural and Social Sciences

Open science practices in different disciplines - An interview with Prof. Peter de Jonge and Prof. Casper Albers, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences

Date:09 September 2021
Author:Vera Heininga
The university of Groningen sees open science as one of its priorities of the next five years. But what exactly is the status of open science at the different UG Faculties? In this edition: the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.
Asst. Prof. Vass Verkhodanova with students in her Speech Sounds course in the MSc. Voice Technology

Open by Design: Campus Fryslân's new MSc Voice Technology

Date:08 September 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
The newly established MSc programme in Voice Technology at Campus Fryslân is not only unique because of its cutting-edge and interdisciplinary approach of speech technologies, but also because it integrates open science practices in its curriculum.
Orcid.org

ORCID, a persistent identifier for researchers

Date:27 August 2021
Author:Leon ter Schure
An ORCID iD is a persistent identifier designed especially for researchers. Maintaining and using an ORCID iD will not only help you to receive recognition for your work, you also contribute to creating an open and robust research infrastructure. 
Open access publication in the spotlight: August 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (August) - 'The stereotype rub-off effect - Organizational stereotypes modulate behavioural expectations, expectancy violation and punishment after transgressions' 

Date:09 August 2021
Author:Open Access Team
The article in the spotlight for this month is dedicated to public reactions to organizational digressions. It was written by Peer Stiegert and co-authors, who are all affiliated to the Faculty of Economics and Business. 
Open access publication in the spotlight: July 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (July) - 'Do households prefer to move up or down the urban hierarchy during an economic crisis?'  

Date:02 July 2021
Author:Open Access Team
In this months' open access article in the spotlight, authors Eveline van Leeuwen (Wageningen University) and Viktor Venhorst (Faculty of Spatial Sciences, UG) investigate whether Dutch households prefer to move up or down the urban hierarchy during an economic crisis.
Image: ©David Parkins 

UG/UMCG authors falling prey to fraudulent/predatory publishing practices

Date:21 June 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti & Peter Braun
UG and UMCG authors unfortunately sometimes fall prey to predatory publishing behaviour. In this post, we outline four cases - anonymously - in the hope that this will help others avoid similar circumstances in the future.
Open access publication in the spotlight: June 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (June) - 'How Soccer Scouts identify Talented Players'

Date:15 June 2021
Author:Open Access Team
As EURO 2020 has just kicked off, we place the spotlight on the article 'How Soccer Scouts identify Talented Players,' which was written by various UG authors from the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences and Faculty of Medical Sciences.
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