Mission, Vision, Values

The why, what, and how of ResearchHub

A testimonial from the ResearchHub Foundation

Our mission

To accelerate the pace of scientific research.

Our vision

We are a community of people who understand that the world needs a new way to go about creating and disseminating scientific knowledge. We envision a modern infrastructure for academia that:

  • Eliminates inefficiencies

  • Lowers barriers to participation in scientific research

  • Uses evidence-based incentives which encourage collaboration

  • Emphasizes the universal communication of science to all audiences

Our values

In order accomplish our mission and realize this vision, the ResearchHub team will be guided by the following values:

πŸ”¬ Always act in the best interest of the scientific community

  • Create opportunities around the globe

  • Expand access and education

  • Promote validity and reproducibility

  • Accelerate scientific progress

πŸ€” Seek truth

  • Skepticism is a virtue

  • Focus on evidence-based research

  • Avoid subjective content (opinion pieces, press releases, etc.)

  • Focus on the mission, don’t engage in social or political activism

🧠 Self-awareness

  • Be mindful of the incentives created by $RSC

  • Understand our own biases - as individuals and as an organization

  • Be flexible and keep an open mind when forming opinions or making decisions

🌍 Freedom and responsibility

  • Top talent in every seat

  • Perpetuate freedom + trust in team members to move quickly and make the best decisions

  • Emphasize personal accountability

πŸš€ Be bold and learn from your mistakes

  • Follow your heart and pursue the opportunities you believe in

  • Do not be afraid to take calculated risks

  • If a bet fails, try to learn why it failed and openly share your new insight with the entire team

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