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Understanding Openness: New Findings in Context-Sensitive Open Science

By: Denisse Albornoz Research Associate, OCSDNet   This post is the first in a series outlining key findings of OCSDNet projects about the future of open science and its impact on development thinking and practice. This part focuses on the theme of context-sensitive openness and how a deeper analysis of the diverse conditions in which […]

Lessons from Colombia: Tying Open Science with Local Development Needs

By: Denisse Albornoz and Josique Lorenzo In a recent post we described the experience of OCSDNet members: Leslie Chan (OCSDNet Principal Investigator), Denisse Albornoz (OCSDNet Coordination Team) and Josique Lorenzo (Project sub-grantee, CATIE) at the seminar on Ciencia Abierta (Open Science) at the UTP (Technological University of Pereira) in Colombia, where they met with scholars, […]

Interview with Leslie Chan, Principal Investigator of OCSDNet

Coordination Team member, Becky Hillyer, interviews Leslie Chan, Principal Investigator of OCSDNet, about the current state of the network and his experience working in the field of Open Science and Open Access over the past twenty years. – – – Interview Questions:  What is OCSDNet, in a nutshell? Why did you seek to initiate a network […]

Webinar: Challenges and opportunities of linking Open Access and Open Science with the Sustainable Development Goals

Cross-posted from AIMS FAO where the OCSDNet Primary Research Investigator, Dr. Leslie Chan presented on the challenges and opportunities of linking Open Access and Open Science to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs represent challenges in advancing the broad access to information agenda because of the divergent goals and proliferating targets and indicators. At the same […]