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Moving the Open Science Barcamp Online!

The Open Science Barcamp was hosted by the ‚ÄėCommunities in New Media‚Äô (GeNeMe) conference organised by the TU Dresden Media Centre on the 7th of October. The move to online only for the barcamp managed to keep the ‚Äėin-the-moment‚Äô spontaneity that makes a barcamp special ‚Äď showing off group ingenuity and creating a welcoming environment attracting participants from around the world. The format also worked in terms of turning questions and abstract notions into concrete steps that participants could take away.


Up-Scaling Infrastructures for Open Science

GenR met up via an online video with Matthew Hodgson CEO and CTO of Element and Matrix protocol co-founder to talk about how researchers can harness ‚ÄėData Sovereignty‚Äô using real-time communications. Element has found a formula for scaling open-source infrastructure ‚Äď bringing secure decentralised communications and collaboration to education and the public sector across Europe.



Open Science Systems and Contact Tracing for COVID-19: A Consultation and Mapping

As part of the GenR theme ‚ÄėInnovating Open Science Systems for COVID-19‚Äô we will look at how Open Science can improve ‚Äėcollaboration and communication‚Äô in R&D communities working on Contact Tracing for C-19. GenR will carry out a mapping of applicable Open Science systems in consultation with the public health community.