The Neuro Prize for Open Science in Action

Value: $20,000 as unrestricted research funds to the recipient or equally shared between co-recipients.

About: This prize will go to an individual or a group of individuals (maximum of five) who have demonstrated or delivered open science practices or tools that have had a demonstrable impact on neuroscience research. An application by a group may be made by individuals working within a single organization on one or more projects or individuals from multiple organizations working together on one or more projects.

Eligibility: The prize is open to individuals or a group of individuals (maximum of five) working in academic or non-academic organizations around the world. The individual or group of individuals must be actively working to promote open science in neuroscience.

Evidence of impact is mandatory, including but not limited to: indicators of access to and use of software tools / data or code repositories, number of downloads, number and kind of contributions to open tools (e.g. merged pull requests in GitHub repositories or documentation), number of citations, altmetrics (e.g. Altmetric or PlumX Metrics), industry partnerships, evidence of patient/participant outreach or co-development, knowledge translation and education activities, evidence of work promoting open data standards, and authoring or co-authoring open science guidelines and policies.

The prize can be awarded in recognition of a single project or series of accomplishments driven by open-science practices and/or the creation of open-science tools or practices that have had significant impact on neuroscience research. In cases where the prize is awarded to multiple individuals the prize money will be unrestricted research funds split evenly between them.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion criteria, including but not limited to whether the applicant(s) are members of underrepresented groups or provide tools and services to underrepresented communities, play a major positive role in the selection process. Early career status also plays a major positive role in the selection process.

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