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News on Science 2.0 and Open Science (Newsletter November 2018)

News on Science 2.0 and Open Science (Newsletter November 2018) Around the research alliance and it’s partners   Impact School 2018: Training for Transfer and Social Impact How does research transfer work in the 21st century? How can scientific results be harnessed for politics, economy, media and society? ZBW MediaTalk interviewed the creators of our […]


An Interview with de-RSE: Supporting Researchers Using Software

An interview by GenR with members of the newly forming German association of Research Software Engineers – de-RSE. The association is being formally constituted in late November 2018 (next week 26th Nov., Berlin) and will provide a new support network for the wider software community. Highlights being a summer 2018 conference in Potsdam

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Socializing Infrastructures #infraQA

GenR theme asking questions about ‘how’ to transition to Open Science infrastructures. What can researchers make use of and how to get involved in shaping their future. Covering: software as infrastructure, governance, tools, methodologies, pedagogy, knowledge, & institutions.

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Impact School 2018: Training for Transfer and Social Impact

The Impact School is a training format that provides researchers with knowledge and skills for research transfer in the 21st century. The second Impact School: Science Transfer in the 21st Century, after the opening in 2017 took place in Berlin from 17 – 19 September 2018. It was organised within the context of the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 by Impact Distillery (mStats DS GmbH), Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society(HIIG), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics. We talked to Dr Benedict Fecher and Dr Marcel Hebing, who developed […]





Research or Perish! The Decentralized Web and Open Research. A Report from the FORCE11 2018 Montreal Conference

Image: FORCE11 2018 Montreal Conference, group photo I attended the FORCE11 annual conference—an event with a very broad coverage of scholarly communications—with a mission in mind. This mission was to see what decentralized web (DWeb) research projects had matured to a level to be reusable in the working context of a scholars. Most DWeb systems and …

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What Can Open Science Learn and Use From DECODE’s Blockchain Urbanism Research and Tech Stack?

DECODE – DEcentralized Citizen Owned Data Ecosystem In the context of contemporary urban development the growth of Smart Cities through—IoT, the sharing-economy such as AirBnB, digital services and platform from the private sector like Uber, or from municipal provision as in metro transport—there is a need for personal data privacy and for a level playing …

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