Posts Results for tag: Argentina

Open Science and interdisciplinary collaboration: it all begins at home – or the lab

By Mariano Fressoli  & Julieta Arancio of the Open Science as Alternative Science project A few months ago at CENIT we received an unusual request from a couple of scientific researchers from the Earth Sciences Research Center (CIC Terra), an affiliate of the National Scientific and Research Council in Argentina (CONICET), and one of the […]

All that glitters is not gold: rethinking openness from the affected population of a cyanide spill in Jáchal, Argentina

[En español abajo] by Juan Layna and Emiliano Martin Valdez of the “Can OCS Meet Social Needs?” Project Summary: In previous posts, we proposed that accessibility and openness in science do not necessarily lead to the appropriation and utilization of scientific knowledge by social actors. The socio-technical controversy surrounding cyanide spills occurring near the city of […]

Negotiating openness: are participation and access enough?

By Hugo Ferpozzi of the “Can OCS Meet Social Needs?” project Scientific knowledge is commonly expected to address social demands based on local problems, but the groups affected by these problems are not always capable of taking advantage of scientific knowledge outputs themselves. Especially in the context of non-hegemonic or peripheral regions, there are several […]

Open Access and Open Science in Argentina | Tensiones y oportunidades de los repositorios digitales abiertos

En Español By: Mariano Fressoli, Valeria Arza y Guillermina Actis OCSDNet is participating in #OpenAccessWeek2015. In this blog, Mariano Fressoli and Valeria Azra write about Open Access digital repositories and the culture of Open Science in Argentina.   Mariano and Valeria are a part of an OCSDNet research project seeking to understand how practices of Openness […]

Facing social demands in non-hegemonic countries: from reflection to practice

By Hugo Ferpozzi of CONICET Versión en español del blog está disponible aquí. The workshop entitled, “Open Science Collaborations Facing Social Demands in Non-Hegemonic Countries” took place in Buenos Aires between July 24 and July 26, 2015. The event was proposed as an opportunity to gather together OCSDNet project participants, advisors, consultants and other colleagues interested […]