Posts Results for tag: collaboration

Learnings and Reflections from the OCSDNet 2017 Workshop in Cyprus

Workshop Overview From June 2-5, 2017, the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet) held its final network meeting in Limassol, Cyprus. Workshop participants included representatives from ten of the twelve network projects, external network advisors, two representatives from DECI-2, IDRC Program Officer Raed Sharif, and the OCSDNet coordination team. As all research projects […]

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 […]

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 […]

Everyone for themselves: When the lack of a guiding policy framework stifles research collaborations

By Maurice Bolo and Dorine Odongo of the Harmonization of Open Science and Commercialization project Through a series of case studies of contemporary research partnerships derived from research consortia funded by the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), our project is interrogating the extent to which policy decisions have affected the choices, behavior […]

Collaboration in Disaster Recovery Planning for the Caribbean

By: Lila Rao and Maurice McNaughton (Mona School of Business and Management – The University of the West Indies) of the Disaster Preparedness through Open Ontologies Project Summary: •    Many Small Island Developing States (SIDS) do not have the resources necessary for the development of comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs) and would benefit from […]