Open Science Day 2021

Venue: Hybrid at Fuchs-Petrolub-Saal and Online via Zoom (login details will be provided after registration)
Date: 21 September 2021, 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: Dr. Ira Maschmann, Dr. Philipp Zumstein

How can one establish Open Science within a research group? How is the discourse on Open Science applied in different disciplines and how can it be conveyed in teaching? What are opportunities and challenges of tool building? Answers to these questions will be provided and discussed by our speakers at the Mannheim Open Science Day 2021.

All members of the University of Mannheim and researchers in Mannheim and beyond as well as everyone interested in those topics are invited to join our online event.


Session 1: 1–2 p.m.


Dr. Sabine Gehrlein

University of Mannheim – University Librarian

Opening and introduction to the Open Science Office of the University of Mannheim

Prof. Dr. Edgar Erdfelder and Dr. Ira Maschmann

University of Mannheim – Vice President of Research and Early-Career Researchers
University of Mannheim – Open Science Office

Slides (PDF, 659 KB)

So you want to take the plunge? Open science from perspective of a research group leader

Dr. Gordon Feld

Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim

Slides (PDF, 2.42 MB)

Session 2: 2:10–3:40 p.m.

Chair: Dr. Philipp Zumstein

Open science in teaching

Dr. Johanna Gereke

University of Mannheim – Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)

Slides (PDF, 9.09 MB)

Building tools for more robust and transparent research

Felix Henninger

University of Mannheim – Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)

Preregistration in Information Systems Research

Dr. Florian Pethig

University of Mannheim – Business School

Slides (PDF, 4.96 MB)

Session 3: 3:50–5 p.m.

Chair: Dr. Katharina Bolle

Citizen Science and transfer of knowledge à la Mammelsdorf

Prof. Dr. Hiram Kümper

University of Mannheim – Chair of Late Medieval and Early Modern History

Slides (PDF, 6.94 MB)

Open Access in romance literary studies – Of scepticism, disciplinary traditions and the dawn of 'Open Science'

Dr. Daniela Kuschel

University of Mannheim – Department of Romance Studies: Literature and Media

Slides (PDF, 3.27 MB)

Closing Words