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OSCU is looking for a new student-assistant!

OSCU is looking for a student-assistent (4hrs/wk, until the end of 2021) to help with a variety of task, including maintaining the website, contributing to our blog, helping out with administrative tasks and logistics. If you are enthusiastic, creative, a team player, and interested in Open Science, we are looking for you! If you know…

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Looking back on the Open Science Symposium for Social and Behavioural Sciences

Due to Corona, we decided to continue our series of Open Science Symposia in an online format. The first edition,¬†geared towards the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, took place on September 10. With inspiring talks, practical use-cases, interesting discussions and almost 60 attendees this event was a BIG success! Marcel van Aken, the dean…

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Why Open Science is the Road to the Future

In this article, guest contributor and OSCU Faculty Ambassador Sander van der Laan gives his vision on why Open Science (including Open Scholarship) is essential for the progression of science. [This article appeared previously on the intranet of UMC Utrecht] ¬† Valentine’s Day On Friday, February 14, 2020, scientists, educators and other interested parties came…

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Introducing the OSCU Faculty Ambassadors: V. Anna-Lena Lamprecht, Faculty of Science

In the course of the next few months, we shall introduce the OSCU Faculty Ambassadors, so that OSCU members know whom to contact and what they can expect. Ambassadors are introduced through personal interviews. In this interview, we use the term Open Science in a manner which includes Open Scholarship. Why did you decide to…

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Your Personal Science: Everything you wanted to say about science, but were afraid to share. – An OSCoffee Impression.

On June 19th, the Open Science Community Utrecht (OSCU) organized a small symposium (OSCoffee) on sharing experiences with science, hosted by the Open Science Programme Team. OSCU resident science journalist Stefan Gaillard wrote an impression of the event. The session was very interactive from the beginning; this particular instance of the OSCoffee was aimed at…

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Introducing the OSCU Faculty Ambassadors: III. Karin Sanders, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

In the course of the next few months, we shall introduce the OSCU Faculty Ambassadors, so that OSCU members know whom to contact and what they can expect. Ambassadors are introduced through personal interviews. In this interview, we use the term Open Science in a manner which includes Open Scholarship. Why did you decide to…

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Meet Chris Hartgerink, a.k.a. ‘the Bernie Sanders of Open Science’: Scientific Objectivity, Inclusiveness and Socio-technological Frameworks

In this installment of the Road to Open Science, Stefan returns to the roots of Road to Open Science: a podcast. He interviews Chris Hartgerink, a Shuttleworth Fellow and meta-science enthousiast. They talk about Open Science, inclusiveness in Open Science, objectivity in science, and socio-technological frameworks of Open Science. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/854824927″ params=”color=#4a84a4&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true”…

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Let’s Get Digital: Open Publishing & Online Conferences

In this installment of the Road to Open Science, Stefan gives a small impression of the Open Publishing Fest, hosted online in May 2020. Open Publishing is an important aspect of Open Science and intricately linked to Open Access. By Stefan Gaillard, OSCU member and founder of the Journal of Trial and Error. The Open…

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