‘Preprints and open science’ workshop – Raising awareness about preprints in Sudan

Post by Ehssan Moglad On July 19, the Medicinal and Aromatics and Traditional Medicine Research Institute, National Center for Research, in Khartoum (Sudan), hosted a workshop about preprints and open science. The event was sponsored by ASAPbio and aimed to raise awareness around preprints among the local community of researchers, help them build skills about…

How to promote equity in the visibility, curation and evaluation of preprints? – Key takeaways from the ASAPbio Community Call

Post by Anna Drangowska-Way Whether a preprint will get noticed depends on many factors. Ideally, the quality or the relevance of its scientific findings will be of primary importance, but this is not always the case.  There are many disparities in how preprints (and science in general) get attention. One of the most obvious of…

Research assessment frameworks in India: Assessing the role of preprints

Tuesday, 7 June 2022 5-6:30pm Mumbai Preprints are increasingly used, but we know that their use varies widely across geographical regions (Abdill et al.). The countries where the use of preprints is most widespread overlap with those where funding organizations and institutions have signaled support for preprints for the dissemination of research works. India is…

Join the #PreprintReviewChallenge

#PreprintReviewChallenge – 22 September 2020 On September 22 ASAPbio is hosting the #PreprintReviewChallenge as part of Peer Review Week 2020. In a live session hosted online, we will get together to write constructive comments and reviews on preprints, with the aim to develop the largest collection to date of public commentary on preprinted research in…