Announcing the Quality Conversations webinar series [on niQC, open science etc]

Update - events in reverse chronological order: Aug 12, 11am EST : Prof. Tonya White on Automatic Quality Assessment of Structural Images in Pediatric Neuroimaging data, presenting this paper White, T., et al. (2018). Automated quality assessment of structural magnetic resonance images in children: Comparison with visual inspection and surface-based reconstruction. Human Brain Mapping, 39(3), 1218–1231. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23911July …

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Video recordings of talks and tutorials from Pitt BrainHack DeBurghing 2020

The video recordings of keynotes, talks and tutorials from DeBurghing 2020 are now posted on youtube via the Open MINDS Lab channel in this playlist below (or you can use this direct URL). Apologies for the delay in posting them, and I thank you for your patience. Many thanks to all the speakers and participants …

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Whether to reform or abandon Canadian Common CV (CCV): let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater

TL;DR: CCV interface indeed sucks, and must be redesignedTerrible interface does not obviate the need for tracking dataFree-format CVs are not a viable solutionTri-council must facilitate and lead a fully open discussion to completely redesign its interface, architecture and services around itTri-council must harmonize the CV format across all agenciesI am happy to help with …

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Open science is better science!

Repeat after me, open science is better science!  I believe that, and in that spirit, I am starting to do my best to move the peer review process to open forums when possible (authors permitting of course). Here is the first one on a preprint titled: "The ANTs Longitudinal Cortical Thickness Pipeline" posted on biorxiv. My comments are …

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