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SORTEE member voices – Adrienne Antonsen

[SORTEE member voices is a weekly Q&A with a different SORTEE member] Name: Adrienne Antonsen. Date: 11 July 2021. Position: Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Response Survey Field Lead. Research and/or work interests: Entomology; ecology; conservation; insect-plant interactions. How did you become interested in open research? The difficulty of accessing peer-reviewed articles without a university affiliation in the period between undergrad and grad school was very frustrating to me. The general public should always be allowed to access and read about past and emerging research at any time.

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SORTEE member voices – Victoria Hemming

[SORTEE member voices is a weekly Q&A with a different SORTEE member] Name: Victoria Hemming. Date: 10 July 2021. Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Research and/or work interests: Conservation; Ecology; Decision Science; Risk Analysis. If you could recommend one paper to the community of ecologists and evolutionary biologists on an openness / reliability / transparency topic, what paper would you choose? I would recommend the paper by Fraser et al. 2018 “Questionable Research Practices in Ecology and Evolution”.

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SORTEE member voices – Daniel Hoops

[SORTEE member voices is a weekly Q&A with a different SORTEE member] Name: Daniel Hoops. Date: 10 July 2021. Position: Postdoc. Research and/or work interests: Evolution; Neuroscience. What is an open / reliable / transparent science practice that you admire but have not yet adopted in your own work? Publishing my code (at all) and my data (in a way that is easy to understand and use). This is so much work, and that work has to be done after you have finished the project.

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SORTEE member voices – Marko Bracic

[SORTEE member voices is a weekly Q&A with a different SORTEE member] Name: Marko Bračić. Date: 10 July 2021. Position: PhD student. Research and/or work interests: Behavioural biology, decision-making, individual differences, cognition, evolution, nature conservation, better science. What ‘ORT’ practice have you introduced into your research practice that you’ve found really helpful? Sharing data and code; version control. What’s an ‘ORT’ subject or practice that you think deserves more attention?

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