Open Science Task Force

Working Group Description

The Open Science Task Force will identify and curate resources for HRA member organizations to help:

  1. Inform their decision-making processes in the implementation of open science policies,
  2. facilitate implementation of open science policies, and
  3. influence the advancement of open science.

Topics of Interest:

  • Facilitating Open Science Policies – where organizations are with their policies and what they need to move forward.
  • Preprint servers (conveying their importance to researchers, learning more about how best to use preprints, and to encourage their use)
  • Using the Open Science Framework
  • Open access toolkit to implement open access policies for publications
  • Preregistration (including but not limited to Registered Reports)
  • Plan S (and Coalition S)

Plans for 2019 were:

Follow preregistration webinar with a webinar about Registered Reports co-hosted by Center for Open Science.

Provide a resource that provides links to existing information and resources covering issues related to Open Science.


The Open Science Task Force is being co-chaired by: