Open Science Day 2022

Venue: Hybrid at Fuchs-Petrolub-Saal and Online via Zoom (login details will be provided after registration)
Date: 10 October 2022, 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
Contact: Dr. David Philip Morgan, Dr. Philipp Zumstein


We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Marc Jekel who will present their outstanding research implementing Open Science principles into the undergraduate curriculum. Other topics like reproducibility in machine learning and open data in the study of ancient history will be covered as well as a series lightning talks from our 2021 Open Science Grant awardees.

Finally, our Open Science Day will also be followed by a ReproHack hosted by the University of Mannheim, Open Science Office and Dr. Anna Krystalli on 11th October 2022. Click here for more details.

All members and researchers of the University of Mannheim and beyond are invited to join our Open Science Day.


Session 1: 1–2 p.m.


Dr. Sabine Gehrlein

University Librarian, University of Mannheim

Prof. Henning Hillmann, Ph.D.

Vice President for Research and Early-Stage Researchers, University of Mannheim

Open Science Office: The past the present and the future of the University of Mannheim Open Science Office

Dr. David Philip Morgan

Open Science Office, University of Mannheim

ReproHacks, a sandbox environment for practicing reproducible research.

Dr. Anna Krystali

Research Software Engineer Consultant, R-RSE Services

Keynote: How to Teach Open Science Principles in the Undergraduate Curriculum—The Hagen

Dr. Marc Jekel

Faculty of Human Sciences, Social Cognition Center Cologne

Session 2: 2:10–3:30 p.m.

Chair: Dr. Philipp Zumstein, Dr. David Philip Morgan

Reproducibility in natural language processing (NLP) research

Prof. Dr. Simone Ponzetto

Chair of Information Systems III: Enterprise Data Analysis, University of Mannheim

Open Data in the study of ancient history

Melanie Meaker

History Institute, University of Mannheim

Lightning Talks: 2:50–3:30 p.m.

The articulatory in-out effect – an integrative approach

Moritz Ingendahl, School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

The German Wikipedia and the Resistance to National Socialism – Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching Project at the University of Mannheim

Dr. Maja Linthe, German Studies Department, School of Humanities, University of Mannheim

Color-validity associations put to the test – A preregistered study

Dr. Lena Nadarevic, School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Artificial Intelligence, Information Processing and Dissemination

Dr. Florian Tobias Pethig, Business School, University of Mannheim

Mannheim Content Analysis of Media Frames Benchmark dataset [video presentation]

Dr. Chung-hong Chan, School of Humanities, Institute of Media and Communications, University of Mannheim

The Mannheim Open Science Meetup

Jana Berkessel, Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim

Creation and Validation of an Open-Access Dictionary for Text-Based Personality Assessment

Michael Ohlinger, School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Session 3: 3:40–4:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion

What Open Science infrastructure and services are missing?


Moderation: Dr. David Philip Morgan, Open Science Office, University of Mannheim

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