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Introducing the OSCU Faculty Ambassadors: I. Caspar van Lissa, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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. Why did you decide to apply to become an Open Science Faculty Ambassador for the Open Science Community Utrecht?I think the…

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Open Science Symposium – Starting off with the Natural Sciences

On February 6, the Open Science Community Utrecht (OSCU) organized a symposium on Open Science at the Faculty of Science of Utrecht University. Guest blogger Max Bautista Perpiny√†, student member of OSCU, visited this symposium to get an impression of the latest developments in Open Science for the natural sciences. Together with OSCU resident science…

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‘No Fee Science’ – interview with Christopher Stevens

In this installment of the Road to Open Science, we interview Christopher James Stevens, initiator of the No Fee Science movement – a campaign for more profound Open Science. Christopher is a PhD candidate in France and the No Fee Science manifesto was the first grassroots francophone Open Science initiative of its kind. We interviewed…

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The Road to Open Science Continues…

Welcome to the sequel to the Road to Open Science! You might know the Road to Open Science as  the podcast first presented by Sanli Faez and later by Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman. You can find the first few episodes here and I would highly recommend that you give them a listen as these…

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R2OS, Episode 6, Commons Is the Name

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/533561031″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] In episode 6 of the Road to Open Science podcast we talk to Marleen Stikker and Bianca Kramer. Marleen Stikker is founder of Waag. She is also founder of De Digitale Stad (The Digital City) in 1993, the first virtual community introducing free public access to the Internet….

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R2OS, Episode 5, with Cameron Neylon on Collective Action

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/519137154″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] In episode 5 of the Road to Open Science podcast we talk to Cameron Neylon. David Cameron Neylon is an advocate for open access and Professor of Research Communications at the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. From 2012 – 2015 he was the Advocacy Director…

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R2OS, Episode 4, The Untapped Potential

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/508525842″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/517618659″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/517610622″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] In episode 4 we spoke with Egon Willighagen and Rosanne Hertzberger. Rosanne Hertzberger is a microbiologist, writer and columnist. She obtained her PhD at the University of Amsterdam and worked at the Washington University…

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R2OS, Episode 3, Academics In Charge

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/466876074″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/470598273″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=true&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/488966025″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] For this episode we had conversations with Christopher Jackson and Jean-S√©bastien Caux, two researchers who started open access publishing platforms. Christopher Jackson is a professor of basin analysis at Imperial College in London. You…

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R2OS, Episode 2, Collaboration Is Key

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/459659022″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/461285580″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/462862632″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] For this episode we had conversations with Kirstie Whitaker, Daniel Lakens, Anita Eerland and Loek Brinkman. We asked our guests, what is the most important role the university can play to foster open science….

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R2OS, Episode 1, A Social Dilemma

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/450676857?secret_token=s-hPHqb” params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/458178570″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/455763264″ params=”color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] We talked to an expert of digital innovation: Sascha Friesike, assistant professor of Digital Innovation at VU Amsterdam and associated researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society in Berlin. Sascha…

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