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Power and Inequality in Open Science Discourses

These are Denisse Albornoz’ (OCSDNet Research Associate, and Knowledge GAP volunteer) speaking notes for her presentation at the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion panel of OpenCon 2017. Cross-posted from Medium.  ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I will start our discussion [on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion] by addressing issues of power and inequality in Open Science discourses, based on the research findings […]

Confessions of an Open Access Advocate – Leslie Chan | Confesiones de un defensor del Acceso Abierto

English | Español (English) Interview conducted by Becky Hillyer; Introduction by Angela Okune As one of the original signatories of the Budapest Open Access Initiative, a historical and defining event of the global open access movement, OCSDNet PI, Leslie Chan has been active in the experimentation and implementation of scholarly communication initiatives of varying scales around the […]

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 […]