Open Research is the practice of making the processes and outputs of research transparent and freely accessible, whenever possible, and it is key to enabling and promoting research excellence across our community.
Open Research at Sheffield
University statement on Open Research
We recognise that Open Research is vital to our commitment to enabling and promoting research excellence across our community.
Find out more about our recent OpenFest - a celebration and exploration of all things open research
Open Research in Practice
Open Research Case Studies
Showcasing recent projects from the University of Sheffield which used a range of open research practices to improve the transparency and accessibility of the research.
University initiatives and networks
Research on Research Institute (RoRI)
Research on Research Institute is an open and independent initiative providing data, analysis and intelligence on how to make research systems more strategic, open, diverse and inclusive.
Sheffield Metascience Network
Researchers from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are investigating how research is funded, practiced and evaluated. Through this work, their intention is to improve research systems and culture.
DORA / Responsible research assessment
Learn more about the movement towards responsible research assessment, and the University of Sheffield's commitment to this.