Registering a study, trial, or report allows for greater transparency and reproducibility to research and allows others to know you are working on a topic.
Registering trials, studies, and reports is an expanding practice. Whilst quite established in the medical and health fields, researchers from across many disciplines are now beginning to take up this practice as a way to allow for better transparency of their work and research practice. There are numerous registry databases which can be discipline-specific or concentrate more on the geographic location of the research.
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Two large clinical trial registries are:
For a list of other Australian clinical trial registries, and how to register, visit the Australian Clinical Trials Registries website.
Open Science Framework (OSF) has a large registry of clinical and non-clinical reports from a variety of publishers.
"Improve your research with preregistration. By writing out specific details such as data collection methods, analysis plans, and rules for data exclusion, you can make important decisions early on and have a record of these choices. This can help reduce biases that occur once the data are in front of you". - OSF Preregistration
You can create an account and register your study with OSF.