Posts Results for tag: OCSDNet

Could Transgressive Approaches to Open and Collaborative Science Contribute Towards Transformative Climate Change Adaptation?

By Cath Traynor of the Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation project Summary: Dr. Cath Traynor (Natural Justice), and Community Researcher, Mr Gerren De Wet (Indigenous Nama youth) presented on the OCSDNet ‘Indigenous knowledge and climate change adaptation project’ at the recent 2nd Southern African Adaptation Colloquium 7-8 July, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa (hosted by GSRI, Wits […]

Open Science & Inclusive Innovation

The “Open Science and Inclusive Innovation” Symposium, co-hosted by NIA and OCSDNet, will discuss the role of openness and collaboration in science and innovation as a framework for development thinking and practice. Approximately 100 stakeholders related to Science, Technology, and Innovation in Thailand and ASEAN, as well as visiting members of 12 OCSDNet research project teams […]

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 […]

OCSDNetwork 2015 Progress Update

This blog post is a summary of a progress report covering the period from November 2014 to May 2015 and submitted to the funder in June 2015. The full funder progress report can be found here. The next progress report will be made publically available in early 2016. — The Open and Collaborative Science in […]

Talking “Citizen Science” in remote communities of the Kyrgyz Tien-Shan mountains

By Aline Rosset of University of Central Asia Photos by Stephanie Gentle The Kyrgyz Mountains Environmental Education and Citizen Science (KMEECS) project combines citizen science on the community level, environmental research and curriculum linked programming to foster awareness of and interaction with the local environment. At the same time it aims at generating locally relevant […]

Open and Democratic Access to Knowledge for Grassroots Communities

Why do we need to increase access of knowledge resources for grassroots communities? How do we increase access of knowledge resources for grassroots communities? Is it ethical on the part of researchers to collect information from individual/community knowledge holders and never communicate back their research results to the original knowledge providers? What kinds of knowledge […]