Reproducibility Awards

2023 ITRN Reproducibility Award

Bortoletto Marta  IRCCS Fatebenefratelli Brescia

The ways of approaching the production of scientific contributions carried out by the Neurophysiology Lab are many, all related "by-default" to open science practices. This work has emerged for the way it combines all the most quantitative parameters of this award such as complete and clear sharing of data and code on certified repositories, the presence of the registered report and the impact from the scientific point of view of the work.

Gambarota Filippo Università di Padova 

This work, a tutorial, is a deep and rigorous reflection on one of the most common and relevant reproducibility practices such as meta-analysis, studying the problem through the tool of simulation.

Lupori Leonardo  Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa

In this work, the authors worked to construct an atlas of perineuronal networks in the mouse brain. The comprehensiveness of the work and the focus on publishing the methods, results and ready-to-use packages. We also considered relevant, a scientific contribution that is difficult to frame in terms of  impact factor but has a high practical and scientific value. like the creation of a dedicated web page to navigate through the results.

2023 ITRN Honarable Mentions

Amorosino Gabriele Neuroinformatics Lab - Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento

DBB - A Distorted Brain Benchmark for Automatic Tissue Segmentation in Paediatric Patients.

A contribution that combines scientific relevance and the provision of an open-by-default environment that brings together diverse data sources while operating rigorously in attacking the complex and impactful problem of automatic and quantitative comparison of nonstandard brain images.

Ceccon Chiara Università di Padova

Efficacy of a cultural adaptation of the Identity Project intervention among adolescents attending multiethnic classrooms in Italy: A randomized controlled trial.

A registered replication report, accompanied by a clear and well-formed sharing of data and code. The contribution virtuously combines both the philosophical and qualitative spirit of the award, as well as all the more specific and quantitative aspects, in such a sensitive area as cultural integration during adolescence.

Priolo G., Stablum F., VacondioM. , Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; University of Trento, Trento, Italy.  University of Verona, Verona, Italy. University  of  Klagenfurt,  Klagenfurt,  Austria.

The Robustness of Mental Accounting: a Global Perspective.

A replication of seven studies concerning effects associated with mental accounting. By analyzing data from more than five thousand participants from 21 countries,