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R2OS, Episode 6, Commons Is the Name

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. She leads Waag, a social enterprise that…

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R2OS, Episode 5, with Cameron Neylon on Collective Action

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 at the Public Library of Science. Cameron…

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R2OS, Episode 4, The Untapped Potential

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 in St. Louis at the Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research. She is now a visiting researcher connected to the VU…

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R2OS, Episode 3, Academics In Charge

For this episode we had conversations with Christopher Jackson and Jean-Sébastien Caux, two researchers who started open access publishing platforms. Christopher Jackson is a professor of basin analysis at Imperial College in London. You can follow Christopher Jackson on Twitter and read his most recent blogpost. Check out the Earth Archive (built on the Open…

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R2OS, Episode 2, Collaboration Is Key

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. Kirstie Whitaker is a research fellow at the Alan Turing Institute (London) and senior research associate at the Department of Psychiatry…

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R2OS, Episode 1, A Social Dilemma

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 is one of the editors and writers of the book Opening Science, on the significant impact of internet on research, collaboration…

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