The participatory web becomes increasingly manifest in daily research routines and fundamentally changes the scientific research and publishing processes.

The transdisciplinary Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 examines the associated changes and contributes to establish Science 2.0 as a new transdisciplinary academic discipline.

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Generation R: Forming Open Scientists and Shaping Science Systems

Generation R is a new editorial platform based on themes, blogposts and learning resources. We asked its editor, Simon Worthington, to answer our questions concerning its scope and organization. Why Generation R? Digital transformation is affecting academia on so many levels and so quickly that there is a need to find ways to help scientists and scholars to cope with the pace of change. Generation R’s role is to help people make use of these open science changes, and to facilitate scientists getting involved in shaping the future of these new open science systems and tools. Generation R is an […]


Impact School: Science Transfer in the 21st century, September 17th–19th, 2018, Berlin

  The Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 invites you to apply for our „Impact School: Science Transfer in the 21st century“. The impact school is a three-days training programme tailored to up-and-coming researchers that want to learn the skills to maximize their research impact. It responds to the development that in times of digitization, ever-shorter […]


Promoting OER: How to create an open textbook

Dr Maximilian Heimstädt University is working in a team on a textbook dealing with the topic of “Organising Openness” as an open educational resource (OER). In this interview, he introduces the book project “Organizing Openness: Concepts and Cases” and reports on his experiences and research findings. Who is the OER textbook “Organizing Openness: Concepts and Cases” intended for and which topics are dealt with? Our university textbook deals with questions relating to open organisations and organising openness. At the heart of the textbook are six chapters on the theoretical “concepts” of openness and six chapters on empirical phenomena “cases”. We […]


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