May 14th, 2021: Sam Parsons & Flavio Azevedo

Building a community from open scholarship pedagogy with a Framework for Open and Reproducible Research Training (FORRT)

Moderated by: Tom Stafford
Research Practice Lead at University of Sheffield



Speaker Bio

Flavio Azevedo

Flavio is a Fulbright fellow and a research associate at Friedrich Schiller University, Germany. Recently, he was named as one of the 100 most influential early career Portuguese via the "Global Shapers" initiative by the World Economic Forum. One of Flavio's main research interests is open and reproducible science, and he co-founded FORRT ( to provide educators with a pathway towards integrating open and reproducible science tenants into higher education. He also investigates the role of ideology in justifying social and economic injustices as well as dispositional and situational processes underlying ideological subscription and its psychology. Twitter: @Flavio_Azevedo_. Website:

Sam Parsons

Sam Parsons is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department for Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on adolescent mental health and cognitive-affective processes, with a side-interest in the psychometrics of cognitive measures. He co-founded FORRT, which aims to support educators in the integration of open research practices into their teaching. He also co-founded the ReproducibiliTea Journal Club initiative and chairs the ReproducibiliTea global steering committee.