Channel Hunt: 10 Ways to Present Climate Change Science on YouTube

GenR has selected ten YouTube Climate Change channels to demonstrate different styles of presentation of scientific research on Climate Change to YouTube audiences. In a recent interview featured on GenR with the researcher Joachim Allgaier ‘YouTube — Fix Your AI for Climate Change! An Invitation to an Open Dialogue’ (Allgaier and Worthington 2019) the recommendation was made to scientists working in fields related to climate change to post videos about their research on YouTube to ensure the voice of science is heard on this significant communications platform. To help scientists get to grips with how to engage with YouTube audiences GenR is offering up this varied selection of example climate change science channels.

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News on Open Science and Science 2.0 (Newsletter December 2019)

Around the research alliance and it’s partners What do we talk about when we talk about “Open”? On Education, Science, Research, and Open Scholarship Today, and more than ever, “Open” is en vogue and yum! – a generously-applied denominator used as a modifier of existing paradigms both outside and within academia to signal something, new, improved, and better than […]

Open Science Strategy: TU Delft aims at the pole position for the open era

The TU Delft has recently released its open science strategy and has expressed the ambition to be a frontrunner in this area. We take a look at the topics and the management approach it has chosen in order to prepare its staff and students for research and education in the open era.

Modeling Low Carbon Energy Futures for the United States

A new project will create an Open Energy Outlook for the United States to complement the US Annual Energy Outlook, which produces modeled projections of domestic energy markets. The Open Energy Outlook will utilize an open source energy system optimization model to examine US technology and policy pathways for deep decarbonization. Energy models provide a self-consistent framework to evaluate the effects of technology innovation, shifts in fuel prices, and new energy and climate policies. The focus on open source code and data is intended to foster community involvement in the effort, allow researchers to interrogate the model and reproduce published results, and engender trust within the broader community of modelers, analysts, and decision makers. The project has been funded by the Sloan Foundation.

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Open Science, Collaboration and Participation in Energy System Research

Open Energy Modelling has been built up as a research community over the last ten years aiming to bring transparency to the field using an array of Open Science methods for the planning of energy systems. The role of collaboration in the research cycle used by scientists in this engineering community is now an established Open Science practice. Similar practices of collaboration and participation outside of academia involving the public are still in their infancy. Harnessing public participation in energy planning and policy development is likely change as the energy sector is undergoing rapid changes due to its large contribution to greenhouse gases and the consequent demands for transparency and innovation to tackle climate change.

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Workshop: Forschungsdaten und FAIR-Prinzipien in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

30. Januar 2020, 9-11 Uhr, Niedersächsischen Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen (Historisches Gebäude, Papendiek 14, 37073 Göttingen) Wie gehe ich mit meinen Forschungsdaten um? Welche Informationen, Werkzeuge oder Ressourcen benötige ich als ForscherIn im Umgang mit Forschungsdaten und wo kann ich diese finden? Was bedeuten für meine Forschungstätigkeiten die FAIR-Prinzipien? Diesen Fragen möchten wir in einem Workshop am […]

Open-Access-Informationen für alle – bundesweites Projekt

Im jetzt gestarteten Projekt erstellen und betreiben sechs Partner, darunter die TIB, ein bundesweites Informationsangebot für Wissenschaftler*innen und weitere Akteure der Open-Access-Community. Die TIB übernimmt wichtige Aufgaben bei der Erstellung von Informations- und Lehrmaterialien, bei der Konzeption und Durchführung von Online-Schulungen, bei der Erforschung von Open-Access-Lücken und beim Betrieb eines zentralen Diskussionsforums.