Center for Open Science Workshops

Shirley Zhao

Shirley Zhao
Shirley Zhao is currently an Assistant Librarian (Clinical) at the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. She consults and teaches workshops and courses on information/data literacy, data management, and reproducible research practices. She supports evidence retrieval and synthesis, including literature searching, reference management, and protocol development. Shirley also consults on issues in scholarly communication, publishing, and research software/tools. Her interests include data science; reproducibility; open science; research impact; and science communication.

COSWorkshopFollowing the discussions at the Research Reproducibility Conference, the Center for Open Science and The University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library are hosting free, practical, hands-on workshops to create more rigorous, open, impactful, and reproducible research. Join April Clyburne-Sherin, MS for a half-day on November 15, 2016 focusing on concrete steps to increase openness and reproducibility in health science and quantitative research.

Health Science Focus

  • Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm
  • Location: HSEB 1730 (map)

Quantitative Focus

  • Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm
  • Location: EHSL Garden Level (map)

These workshops are open to any researcher including students, faculty, and staff and does not require any specialized knowledge of programming. This activity has been approved for 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Please bring a laptop in order to fully participate.

Please choose the workshop that best suits your needs as space is limited. RSVP here: http://goo.gl/forms/NUz2BvyoWR2v6mdh1

Download the workshop flyer here.


The Research Reproducibility Conference is sponsored by the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Vice President for Research. Explore the program here and click here to register. Information about travel and hotels can be found here. All other questions can be found under FAQ.