Open Science

Starting Date
January 30, 2023
Ending Date
February 1, 2023
Maximum group size
25
ECTS
1

Description

The  course is organized around three themes. Theme 1. Open science, Participative Science and Citizen Science in perspectives: Context, Principles, Stakes. The topic addresses the guiding principles of “open” in relation to: other semantics as citizen and participative sciences, the different stakeholders and the impact on the production of knowledges and norms.

Theme 2: Open access to research publications and data as prerequisites to open science. The topic focuses on the main concepts and tools that can help researchers make their work open and maximize the benefits to themselves and other stakeholders. Theme 3: Open science tools and services in action The topic provides an overview of the current tools and services accessible for researchers and stimulates a discussion on their benefits and limitations throw a case study.

Lecturers

Florence Rudolf (INSA)
Gintare Tautkevičienė (Kaunas University of Technology)

Learning outcomes    

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Reach a shared definition of open science and will be able to describe the ethical, legal, social, economic, and research impact arguments for and against open science;
  • Have consolidated knowledge on open access practices as mandated by major funding institutions in the EU and understanding of the related issues;
  • Decide which tools and services are most useful for themselves and their community and will develop a personal profile for showcasing their research profile;
  • Define project management and use the project management triangle to define the three corner stones of project management: time, resources and people.

Format

Online. Participants should be available on the following dates: 10 October 2022.  The participants will be asked to read a selection materials before the session. They will also be requested to write and submit a self-reflection / inventory of their personal open science practices or the reasons for their absence. These personal statements will serve as a material for the warm-up part of the workshop.

Evaluation

The main deliverable of the workshop will be a personal profile developed after the workshop. To receive a certificate, the participants will be expected to complete self-study tasks before the course (read the selected materials and write a self-reflection), be actively engaged in the discussions during the course and complete/revise a personal profile using a selected tool/platform. 

Registration

Upcoming in early 2023.

Support

smarter_academy@ua.pt


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