Links & References


Transparency and Openness Promotion guidelines:

Center for Open Science:

Open Science Framework:

Tools for Transparency in Ecology and Evolution:

Reproducibility & Repeatability in Tropical Biology:

Replication of Influential Studies by Undergraduates:

E-mail list (Google Group) Transparency in EcoEvo; request to join at:!forum/transparency_in_ecoevo/join (if you don’t have a Gmail account you may have to email directly)

A Short List of Useful References

Barto, E. Kathryn and Matthias C. Rillig. (2012), “Dissemination biases in ecology: effect sizes matter more than quality.” Oikos, 121: 228–235. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.19401.x

Fraser, H., T. H. Parker, S. Nakagawa, A. Barnett, F. Fidler. (2018), “Questionable research practices in ecology and evolution.” PLOS ONE, 13(7): e0200303. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200303

Kardish, Melissa R., Ulrich G. Mueller, Sabrina Amador-Vargas, Emma I. Dietrich, Rong Ma, Brian Barrett, and Chi-Chun Fang. (2015), “Blind trust in unblinded observation in ecology, evolution, and behavior.” Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3: 51. doi:10.3389/fevo.2015.00051

Fidler, Fiona, Yung En Chee, Bonnie C. Wintle, Mark A. Burgman, Michael A. McCarthy, Ascelin Gordon. 2017.  “Metaresearch for evaluating reproducibility in ecology and evolution” BioScience. 67: 282-289, doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw159.

Forstmeier, Wolfgang, Eric-Jan Wagonmakers,Timothy H. Parker. (2017), “Detecting and avoiding likely false-positive findings – a practical guide.” Biological Reviews. on-line early. doi: 10.1111/brv.12315

Mislan, K. A. S., Jeffrey M. Heer, and Ethan P. White. (2015), “Elevating the status of code in ecology”, Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 4–7, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.11.006.

Nosek, Brian A. and others, (2015) ‘Promoting an open research culture’, Science 348: 1422, doi:10.1126/science.aab2374.

Parker, Timothy H., Wolfgang Forstmeier, Julia Koricheva, Fiona Fidler, Jarrod D. Hadfield, Yung En Chee, Clint D. Kelly, Jessica Gurevitch, and Shinichi Nakagawa. (2016), “Transparency in ecology and evolution: real problems, real solutions.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31: 711–19. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2016.07.002.

Whitlock, Michael C. (2011), “Data archiving in ecology and evolution: best practices.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 26: 61–65. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2010.11.006