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Open science

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Open research
Journal article

Ten hot topics around scholarly publishing

The changing world of scholarly communication and the emerging new wave of ‘Open Science’ or ‘Open Research’ has brought to light a number of controversial and hotly debated topics. This article aims to provide a baseline evidence framework for ten of the most contested topics...
Journal article

Citizen-scholars: social media and the changing nature of scholarship

In this conceptual article, the authors argue that practicing public, social scholarship and increasing the use of social media to promote scholarship are the civic responsibility of citizen-scholars, so that research becomes more widely accessible, shareable, and usable in the public sphere.
Journal article

Consolidating institutional repositories in a digital, free, open access publication platform for all scholarly output

This paper explains the University Journals project, and how the involved universities want to facilitate a valuable alternative publication platform that complies with Plan S principles that enables publication and dissemination of all research outcomes.
Survey

The academic response to COVID-19: a survey report

In order to gain insight into what impact COVID-19 has had on the international scientific community, their work and the implications for science, Frontiers conducted a survey with their editors, reviewers and authors in May and June 2020. This report outlines the findings.
Strategy

Plan S: Rights retention strategy

cOAlition S has developed this strategy to give researchers supported by a cOAlition S Organisation the freedom to publish in their journal of choice, including subscription journals, whilst remaining fully compliant with Plan S.
Article

Science publishing has opened up during the coronavirus pandemic. It won’t be easy to keep it that way

Scientists and science publishers are sharing information as fast as they can during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speed and openness bring new challenges, but they are the way forward for research.
Position paper

Policy statement on F.A.I.R. access to Australia's research outputs

This statement affirms the need to make Australia’s publicly funded research outputs F.A.I.R., recognising this will require different approaches across different types of research output, a long-term national commitment, and consideration of the global change agenda.
Report

Foreign students and technology transfer

This publication focuses on foreign students and technology transfer, which is only one aspect of a broader issue - how to control the outflow of critical technology from the United States without losing benefits such as international scientific cooperation and an open academic and research...
Survey

Swinburne Open Science survey (2019)

This page contains the survey administered at the Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) between August 19, 2019 and September 24, 2019.
Preprint

The role of replication studies in ecology

Recent large-scale projects in other disciplines have shown that results often fail to replicate when studies are repeated. The conditions contributing to this problem are also present in ecology but there have not been any equivalent replication projects. Here we examine ecologists’ understanding of and...