About Open Science Talk


“It’s about open science!”

What is Open Science Talk?

Open Science Talk is a podcast about Open Science, Open Access, Open Education, Open Data, Open Software … pretty much «open anything». We invite guests to explain different topics or share with us some of their research practises and reflections related to Open Science.

What topics are covered?

We try to cover a wide range of different topics within the Open Science-spectrum. That is Open Access, Open Data, Open Research, Open Education, Citizen Science, Open Health, Open Software. The list is long. We also try to cover different topics from different angles, and we also try to talk about recent events in the Open Science world.

Who are the guests?

We don’t have any limitations on our guests. We have librarians, professors, and PhD-candidates from all kinds of different fields. We also have publishers and administrative employees that work within science.

Who makes it?

This podcast is produced by the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Our library is the largest academic library in the north of Norway. The host and editor of the show is digital adviser Erik Lieungh at the University Library.

Where can I listen to Open Science Talk?

You can listen to the podcast on most of the podcast apps out there. Just search your app for “Open Science Talk”, and you will find us.  You can also listen to it here on our website, or go to our Soundcloud-page.

Where do I start?

You can actually start wherever you want. Just pick a topic that interests you. If you are completely new to Open Science, then the first episodes might be useful.

Can I download the podcast?

You can. Go to our Soundcloud-page to download it.

Can I reuse Open Science Talk?

Sure. It’s all CC BY-SA. Read more about the license here.