Posts Results for tag: open science

Actualizing the Promise of a More Democratic Science: Three Challenges for Open Science

By Mariano Fressoli [1] and Valeria Arza [2] [1] Associate researcher at Scientific and Technical National Research Council (CONICET) and Research Center for the Transformation (CENIT). E-mail: [email protected] [2] Independent researcher at CONICET and Director of CENIT.   The general idea behind open science is simple: the free availability of publications, data and other scientific tools could […]

Openness and collaboration: knowledge sharing within OCSDNet and beyond

By: Aline Rosset, KMEECS, Kyrgyzstan Summary: – The Kyrgyz Mountains Environmental Education and Citizen Science (KMEECS) project operates at the grassroots level in remote mountain communities of Central Asia. The goal is to collect local level-data on water resources, while fostering applied environmental education. – Through encouraging local teachers and students to participate in shaping […]

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 […]

Sci-GaIA Open Science Workshop

The Sci-GaIA Open Science Workshop will occur on November 18-19, 2015 in Maputo, Mozambique. The workshop will be organised under the aegis of the European Commission (EC, DG CONNECT) and in association with the UbuntuNet Connect 2015 Conference. This first Sci-GaIA workshop main objectives are to: Strengthen collaboration among African and European scientists; Provide a forum for discussions and debates […]

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 […]

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 […]