What can we learn from history?
In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relates it to today’s Open Science debate.
Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical development of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.
Aspaas is a historian, philologist, and an academic librarian at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
You can see his own publications here and here.
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What is it like being a global publisher in a world where the demand for Open Science and Open Access is growing?
In this episode, we talk to one of the big ones – the global publishing company Wiley. Wiley is a company with over 5000 employees that specializes in academic publishing.
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What does the Future of Open Science look like?
The topic of this episode is the future of Open Science, and what it’s like to be an outspoken critic of the current publishing system.
Our guest is Jon Tennant, paleontologist, independent researcher and the founder of Open Science MOOC.
Tennant completed his award-winning Ph.D. at Imperial College London where he researched evolutionary patterns in animals like dinosaurs and crocodiles.
For the last 2 years, he was the Communications Director for ScienceOpen, and has given dozens of talks, webinars, and workshops about all things open science.
He is the founder of the Open Science MOOC, the digital publishing platform paleorXiv, and currently works as a PLOS Paleo Community Editor.
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Bullied into Bad Science
In this episode of Open Science Talk we are joined by the founder of the campaign #bulliedintobadscience, Corina Logan.
Logan, who is a Senior Researcher at the Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, explains what she means by “Bad Science”, including important terms like P-hacking/data fishing and HARKing. She also talks about how Open Science could help in the fight against bad science.
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