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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.


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 […]


Announcing New GenR Themes and Changes to Theme Scheduling

GenR is changing how it runs theme and having them ongoing as well as opening up to the Open Science community for theme suggestions. New themes that are already allocated for 2019/20 are ‘Innovation: The Open Science Dividend’ and ‘A Publishing Utopia’.

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GenR Notebook Launch

📖 Welcome to the ‘Notebook’ community news from open science & scholarship. On the Notebook you’ll find brief notes, say 128 word long notes: meetups, calls, publications, data, mooc classes, webinars, curriculum, cool tools, and announcements from the GenR büro… Call for contributions! If you would like to post to the Notebook send in your …

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Blockchain and Timestamping Posts

⛓️ GenR has started to use the blockchain timestamp with the new plugin for WordPress from the Netherlands based outfit Wordproof. It is a free to use service only released this June 2019 at the Berlin hosted WordPress Camp EU #WCEU.  The purpose of the timestamp is to prove the date of publishing by placing a …

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