Fit4RRI Train the Trainers workshop in Göttingen – A summary by a non-librarian

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A group sitting with two other groups in a seminar room discussing the outline of the training.

On December 5th, the University Library in Göttingen opened their doors and welcomed about 18 organizers of “Open Science and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)” trainings. The goal of the workshop was to get to know each other, learn more about didactics and exchange best practices. Fit for RRI gave out some travel stipends, and I was lucky to receive … Read More

Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice – Animated Video

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Putting Responsible Research & Innovation into practice What is meant when talking about RRI? Why should you bother and how do you actually start to practice RRI? This short animated video will introduce you to the main principles of responsible research practices and will guide you to take first steps  towards RRI and Open Science. Context This video intends to … Read More

FIT4RRI survey on the awareness of RRI and Open Science

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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science (OS) are basic actions within the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Commission. But are these concepts as widely known among the scientific community as expected?  The FIT4RRI Consortium designed a survey on the degree and consensus towards RRI and Open Science and their role in R&I governance.  Are you are … Read More

Open Science, it’s time to move | Open Science Fair 2019

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What is Open Science and responsible research? What are opportunities, what are challenges? In September 2019, scientists, policy makers and representatives from around the world came together in Porto for the 2nd Open Science Fair. Open Science faces many challenges. Mainly traditional research habits accompanied by non-incentive institutional and funder reward systems, the lack of embedded tools and services, and … Read More

FIT4RRI Co-Creation Experiments: Text and Data Mining (TDM) Experiment at The Open University

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FIT4RRI Experiments FIT4RRI is conducting four co-creation experiments to observe Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science in action. Our experiments are an exercise of engaging the quadruple helix actors (university, industry, policy makers, society) into the design and implementation of research projects. Our intention is to understand how institutions need to change their organisational frameworks to allow better … Read More

Open Access Week interview by The University of Gottingen

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Interview answered by Dr. Birgit Schmidt from Göttingen State and University Library, Scientific Manager / Project Coordinator Electronic Publishing. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? With the aim to make the research results of its researchers as widely accessible and usable as possible, the University of Göttingen jointly with the University … Read More

Open Access Week interview by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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Interview answered by Heidrun Åm, Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? Yes, we publish post-prints in the University Library system that is openly accessible to publics. The University Library at our University (the Norwegian University of Science and … Read More

Open Access Week interview by The Open University

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Interview answered by Nancy Pontika, Open Access Aggregation Officer at CORE based at the Open University in UK. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? CORE is an Open University (OU) project and is jointly funded by the OU and Jisc. CORE is a global full text aggregator of Open Access … Read More

Open Access Week interview by The University of Liverpool

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Interview answered by Sarah Roughley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at The University of Liverpool in the UK; and Matina Tsalavouta, Research and Impact Marketing and Communications Manager at the University of Liverpool in the UK. 1.    Does your organization have an open access strategy? And how are you implementing it? Yes we do have a policy which is publically available here: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/research/our-research/research-environment/open-access-data-management/; … Read More