Calls for Papers

  • SocOpen: Home of SocArXiv
    University of Maryland, College Park
    June 30, 2018

    We invite social science papers or presentations related to the following themes:

    • Research on any topic that includes open scholarship components.This may entail a demonstration case showing how to do an open scholarship project, providing data and code for results, working with collaborators, or other examples of open scholarship in practice.
    • Research about open scholarship itself. This may include mechanisms for making data and code public, workflow processes, publication considerations, citation metrics, or the tools and methods of open scholarship.
    • Research about replication and transparency. This includes both replication studies and research about replication and reproducibility issues.

    Submissions are due by June 30, 2018. Submissions may include papers or other project materials. E-mail presentation information to socarxiv@gmail.com by June 30, 2018. Include the following information:
    Names of author(s)/presenter(s) and contact information.
    For non-paper presentations, include a brief description and rationale explaining how the paper fits within the themes and goals of the O3S Symposium.
    For paper submissions, upload your paper to SocArXiv and tag it #O3S18.
    Any AV needs beyond a laptop/projector.
    Travel stipends of $1,000 will be available to a limited number of presenters. Please indicate whether you would like to be considered for a travel award.
    Presenters will be notified of the status of their submission by July 15, 2018. All communication will be sent via e-mail.

    Date posted: 5/31/2018 | View listing
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  • Population Health Science
    Boston University School of Public Health, Hiebert Lounge, 72 East Concord Street, Boston
    July 15, 2018

    This is an open call for submissions. Please submit a full paper or extended abstract with sufficient detail to evaluate the quality of the submitted work via the PHS website: bu.edu/sph/news-events/signature-programs/deans-symposia/population-health-science-research-workshop-2018/. Due to different publication practices across fields, it is acceptable to submit an abstract that presents both new and published data. If you choose this route, please submit relevant publications as appendices to your abstract.
    Review criteria. Submissions will be evaluated for population health significance, creativity/innovation, and methodological rigor. Submissions are welcome from all fields, but authors should motivate the study based on its implications for population health. Papers will be reviewed by the workshop advisory committee. Presenters will have the opportunity to revise their submission before papers are circulated in September. The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. EDT on July 15, 2018.
    Please email us at pophlth@bu.edu with any questions.
    Jacob Bor, Assistant Professor, Sandro Galea, Robert A. Knox Professor and Dean Conveners, on behalf of the PHS Advisory Committee

    Date posted: 5/29/2018 | View listing
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