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Barcamp@GeNeMe’2020: Open Science in Times of Crisis

Like many other events, the first “satellite event” of the Barcamp Open Science had to be moved to digital space due to the global pandemic. Appropriately, the topic “From the crisis of science to science for times of crisis?” was addressed. Contributors showed different examples of where Open Science can help in overcoming global challenges. And the digital space offered the possibility of global participation. In the following, organising team and contributors give some insight into the barcamp.

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Digital Open Science Tools: How to Achieve more Openness Through an Inclusive Design

Through their responsive design, digital Open Science tools promise to enable and simplify collaboration across disciplines, world regions and language groups. But how inclusive are these tools actually globally? Global means that they are equally open in low and middle income countries. Louise Bezuidenhout and Jo Havemann have examined 242 Open Science tools in terms of their geolocalisation, conditions and financing models. They have identified their weaknesses in terms of geographical openness and are developing ideas on how to make the Open Science ecosystem even more inclusive and a truly “unlimited digital commons”.

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Barcamp Open Science: Learning to Make a Difference

“Go to Berlin, visit the Barcamp Open Science. This will be a nice introduction to Open Science for you and you will meet a lot of important stakeholders there.” This statement of one contributor perfectly summarizes what the Barcamp Open Science provides. See what else happened at the Barcamp.