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Open Infrastructure principles: A #pubfest Discussion

From the Open Publishing Fest 2020 a panel was convened by Bianca Kramer, Jeroen Bosman, Jeroen Sondervan (Utrecht University Library) to address guidelines being put in place to govern open infrastructures. The hour long discussion shows that there is a lot more work that needs to be done to facilitate Open Science and create an […]



In Memory of Jon Tennant 1988-2020

The 9th of April Jon Tennant passed away. He was tragically killed in a motorbike accident in Indonesia while on a research residency at the IGDORE campus. Jon had been a tireless advocate of Open Science and friend to all in the Open Science community. At Generation Research we were honored to have him as a founding member of our advisory board.



Joining the Dots: Berlin Open Science Barcamp & Conference

It’s no longer the case in Open Science that you are alone and having to work out questions for the first time. What the two events showed is that there are open models being put in place that others can adopt, such as developing OER and MOOC content in a research field, or embedding social consideration in research with the RRI framework from the FIT4RRI project. Having full open research life-cycles is still to be achieved, but we are no longer working in the dark. A report from the two events which took place in March in Berlin on the last days before lockdown.


Open Science Barcamp 2020

#oscibar | The Barcamp Open Science is taking place in Berlin 10th March. The barcamp dedicated to the Open Science movement. The barcamp features an Ignition Talk: ‘Scholarly publishing, a fast and slow (r)evolution’ Dr Birgit Schmidt, Head of Knowledge Commons, Göttingen State and University Library. A metapad contains the sessions proposed attendees, which so […]


Civil Society Engagement Seeks Open Science for Rapid Decarbonization!

Opensay, a new open research community, recently launched to bring together civil society organisations and modelling researchers and apply Open Science practices to further 100% decarbonization planning and policy. ‘Opensay: open (energy) system analysis community’ has come out of the predominantly European ‘openmod’ open energy modelling community to partner with civil society organizations and bring open analytics practices to a wider audience. 


Civil Society engagement Seeks Open Science for Rapid Decarbonization!

Opensay, a new open research community, recently launched to bring together civil society organisations and modelling researchers and apply Open Science practices to further 100% decarbonization planning and policy. ‘Opensay: open (energy) system analysis community’ has come out of the predominantly European ‘openmod’ open energy modelling community to partner with civil society organizations and bring open analytics practices to a wider audience. 

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