We believe that science, practiced properly, is transparent, participatory and inclusive. For us, Open Science (also known as open scholarship or open research) is better science, a way to address systemic issues in research such as poor reproducibility, questionable research practices and lack of accessibility. This includes aspects such as FAIR Data and Materials to allow other researchers to rerun analyses (i.e. analytical reproducibility), Open Methodology (in general) and pre-registration (in particular), to help with issues such as p-hacking, HARKing, and publication bias and Open Access to distribute research outputs without barriers.
Hence, we as a group are committed to upholding the following principles in our research work and outputs: