Open Science

Open science is the movement to make scientific research, data and dissemination accessible to all levels of an inquiring society.

Resources by relevance

By  World Bank & OCDE
Publication year: 2017  |  Open Science  |  Open Metrics and Impact
By  OpenAIRE Project
By  SOAP Project
Publication year: 2011  |  Open Science  |  Open Access  |  Open Science Policies
By  Sonja Bezjak University of Ljubljana, Slovenia ; April Clyburne-Sherin; Philipp Conzett; Pedro Fernandes; Edit Görögh; Kerstin Helbig; Bianca Kramer; Ignasi Labastida; Kyle Niemeyer; Fotis Psomopoulos; Tony Ross-Hellauer; René Schneider; Jon Tennant; Elle
By  European Commission
By  Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman

Courses

Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Research Administration, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course helps you to understand open business models and responsible research and innovation (RRI) and illustrates how these can foster innovation. By the end of the course, you will:

  • understand key concepts and values of open business models and and responsible research and innovation
  • know how to plan your innovation activities
  • be able to use Creative Commons licenses in business
  • under...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces you to open peer review (OPR), an emerging practice which is gaining momentum as part of Open Science. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand what OPR means and how it supports Open Science
  • be aware of OPR workflows and which aspects of the review process can be conducted openly
  • know how to write a constructive and responsible open peer review 
  • know ab...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Project Managers, Publishers, Research Administration, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces Open Source Software (OSS) management and workflow as an emerging but critical component of Open Science. The course explains the role of software sharing and sustainability in reproducibility, trust and longevity, and provides different perspectives around the sharing and reuse of computational code and methods, namely the software producer, the software reuser, and the non-coder with an interest either in reproducin...

Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, PHD Students, Policy makers and Funders, Publishers, Research Administration, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This course introduces some practical steps toward making your research more open. We begin by exploring the practical implications of open research, and the benefits it can deliver for research integrity and public trust, as well as benefits you will accrue in your own work. After a short elaboration of some useful rules of thumb, we move quickly onto some more practical steps towards meeting contemporary best practice in open research, an...

Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers, Researchers and Students, Research Administration, PHD Students, Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This introductory course will help you to understand what open science is and why it is something you should care about. You'll get to grips with the expectations of research funders and will learn how practising aspects of open science can benefit your career progression. Upon completing this course, you will:

  • understand why open science is an issue that you can't afford to ignore
  • understand how to go about mak...
Intended audience Policy makers and Funders
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

This is an introductory course for funders, and comprises:
• A general introduction to terms and operation of Open Access and Open Data.
• An exposition of demonstrable advantages of Open Access and Open Data for the funder’s remit.
• An explanation of the requirements of Horizon 2020 regarding Open Access and Open Data.
• An exposition of the PASTEUR4OA analysis of characteristics of successful policies and mand...

Intended audience Project Managers, Researchers and Students, Policy makers and Funders, Librarians and Repository managers, Research Administration
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

A course for researchers, research support staff and project officers.
Learning objectives:

  1. Understand what is required of participants in the H2020 Open Research Data pilot
  2. Learn about the concepts of open data, metadata, licensing and repositories
  3. Identify key resources and services that can help you to comply with requirements
  4. Undertake short tests to check your understanding
  5. ...
Intended audience Librarians and Repository managers
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

Libraries have gone a long way to facilitating research workflows, and more recently on fostering open access to science and openness in a broader sense. Science is evolving: research practices, resources and tools are opening up and going beyond a publication based model, to a new open environment of research data and digital research tools, social media and collaborative platforms. There is a compelling need for...

Intended audience Researchers and Students
Level: Introductory: no previous knowledge is required

The following course is a general introduction to the various components and philosophies of Open Science, that can directly enrich each step of the scholarly lifecycle (Open Notebook Science, OpenData, Open Research Software, Open Access). The overall objective of the course is to provide an introduction to why Open Science is essential to rigorous, reproducible and transparent research, as well as to future research evaluation criteria fo...

Intended audience Policy makers and Funders

The course is aimed at those with an intermediate level of knowledge, and comprises:

  • A general introduction to terms and operation of Open Access and Open Data.
  • An exposition of demonstrable advantages of Open Access and Open Data for the funder’s remit.
  • An explanation of the requirements of Horizon 2020 regarding Open Access and Open Data.
  • An exposition of the PASTEUR4OA analysis of charac...

Events

Universidade do Minho, FCT-FCCN – Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, ISCTE-IUL
iscte
04.10.2018
DARIAH-EU, FOSTER Plus
Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum - Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1-3, 10117 Berlin
21.01.2019
Jon Tennant (Open Science MOOC), Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER+)
University of Vienna
24.02.2019 - 25.02.2019
Université du Luxembourg
University of Luxemburg, Belval Campus
14.11.2018 - 16.11.2018
Martin Hammitzsch, Lorenzo Bigagli , Bernadette Fritzsch , Ivo Grigorov , Daniel Nüst
Vienna, Austria
07.04.2019 - 12.04.2019
FOSTER project
Göttingen
24.10.2018
Lise Vinkel Clausen, Mareike Buss (CBS), Ana Canales, Montse Banegas (UPS), Paul Knobbs (Aston Un), Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER+)
Online Webinar
01.11.2018 - 11.01.2019