Definition: A grassroots initiative that helps researchers create local journal clubs at their universities to discuss a range of topics relating to open research and scholarship. Each meeting usually centres around a specific paper that discusses, for example, reproducibility, research practice, research quality, social justice and inclusion, and ideas for improving science.

Related terms: Grassroots initiative, Journal club, <a href='/glossary/open-science/'>Open science</a>, <a href='/glossary/reproducibility/'>Reproducibility</a>

References:, & Orben (2019)

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