Making the Arab region safer, more prosperous and inclusive – one experiment at a time

“It is more pressing than ever to make the Arab region and the world, safer, more prosperous and inclusive, one experiment at a time”. Dr Fadi Makki draws inspiration from the debate at BX Arabia 2019, Beirut … More Making the Arab region safer, more prosperous and inclusive – one experiment at a time

When open research won’t be nudged by a badge: The case for sticks and carrots

By Christie Hurrell, Paul Pival, and Kathryn Ruddock , University of Calgary Library Can small incentives act as effective “nudges” to encourage researchers to adopt open behaviours in the scholarly communications process? A recent article by Maynard and Munafo in Behavioural Public Policy suggests a number of such small incentives at a variety of stages in the … More When open research won’t be nudged by a badge: The case for sticks and carrots