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Open Science Interest Group

Our group promotes the use of open science practices in the Department of Psychology and the wider University community through education, advice and peer support.

Who we are

Our group consists of research-related administrative staff, PhD students, postdoctoral research associates and faculty from across the department.

What we do

We meet regularly to discuss and share best practice in open science. We provide support for those outside of the group who wish to engage in open science through educational resources, workshops and one-to-one peer support.

We also make proposals to the department to incentivise the use of open science practices.


The York Psychology Department also hosts a ReproducibiliTea journal club, providing a forum to informally discuss issues of open science and consider the reproducibility of our research practices. ReproducibiliTea ( is an initiative supported by the UK Reproducibility Network, and there are now more than 50 journal clubs across the world.

We meet fortnightly on Thursdays at 12pm, and welcome researchers from across disciplines to join the discussion. For more information or to join the mailing list, please email Anna Guttesen ( or Emma James ( 

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