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Welcome to Post-digital Community Science!

Image: Copyright Marochkina | Dreamstime.com https://www.dreamstime.com/marochkina_info A Generation Research theme: April/May 2019 In this Generation Research theme the idea is to look at how the general public can participate in the research process and the creation of knowledge as Community Science and how this is reinvigorating a culture of scholarship and science in society at …

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Barcamp Open Science: Shaping the Open Science idea together

by Susanne Melchior and Dr Guido Scherp Open Science is on its way to broad implementation, but this process is complex and lengthy. In order for a common Open Science idea to emerge and be implemented, exchange and networking are of central importance. The Barcamp Open Science contributes to this and offers a low-threshold platform for exchange across the entire spectrum of Open Science topics. This year it was once again evident that many participants used the sessions to discuss their burning topics. Enormous need for exchange This event format was offered for the fifth time on the eve of […]


Software Sustainability within Research Infrastructures – EURISE Workshop

Following the common workshop on “Software Sustainability: Quality and Re-Use” in 2017, the collaborating infrastructures CESSDA, CLARIN and DARIAH have established the European Research Infrastructure Software Engineers‘ Network (EURISE Network). The Network organised its follow-up workshop on “Software Sustainability within Research Infrastructures” on 12-13 March 2019 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The event provided a platform […]


Barcamp Open Science 2019: Supporting Community Building for Open Science

The Barcamp Open Science take place in Berlin, 18 March, 2019. https://www.open-science-conference.eu/barcamp/ Generation Research – Barcamp session suggestion https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/oscibar2019_session_proposals We would like to find out what you would like to see happen for ‘community building’ from the Research Alliance Open Science, for your indivdual community, too further the ‘open movement’, or ‘science done right’?: Say …

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From Science 2.0 to Open Science: Strategic realignment and renaming of the Research Alliance

The Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 was founded in 2012 with the aim of investigating how participatory tools and platforms on the Internet affect research and publication processes – initially with a strong focus on social media. Numerous projects and studies have been carried out under a main focus on “New working habits”, “Technology development” […]


Will Education Become More Open?

Fig 1. The interplay of open science and open education Open science practitioners embrace the ideas of sharing and communicating their research and interests as well as collaborating with like-minded peers, i.e., practicing co-science (McKiernan et al. 2016) such as on the Open Science MOOC1 platform. If they admit to those goals regarding their research, …

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Practice Report Open Science: These tools promote collaboration

we were talking with Lukas Galke Tools for digital collaboration are central to open science. But the variety of available tools is hard to oversee; building a suitable portfolio is complex. In our interview, Lukas Galke gives an insight into his project practice and explains criteria for selecting suitable tools. He is a research associate in the project “Q-Aktiv” (link in German) at the ZBW. The project analyses the dynamics of the science and innovation system and looks at research questions such as: How do existing science and technology sectors merge? Or: Which fusion of disciplines and technologies can be […]


Teaching Impact is Key to Make Science Socially Relevant

Image: CC0, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knowledge_transfer#/media/File:Knowledge_transfer.svg By: Benedikt Fecher, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society; Nataliia Sokolovska, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society; Marcel Hebing, Impact Distillery & Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Funders and policy makers increasingly demand that science has societal impact. This becomes apparent in national debates (e.g., …

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

Around the Research Alliance and it’s partners Open Science Conference: Tickets available You can still register for our Open Science Conference in Berlin. It is dedicated to the Open Science movement and provides a unique forum for researchers, librarians, practitioners, infrastructure providers, policy makers, and other important stakeholders to discuss the latest and future developments […]