Open Code and Peer Review

Dr. Stephen Eglen from Code check

In this episode, we are talking about “open code” or “open source” and the benefits of making your code available in a peer review process and having it checked.

Our guest is Dr. Stephen Eglen from the department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge.

Together with Dr. Daniel Nüst, from the University of Münster, he has created Code Check – an open-science- initiative to facilitate the sharing of computer programs and results presented in scientific publications.

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Open Science & Ph.D-candidates

How can you inform Ph.D. Candidates and early career researchers about Open Science without becoming too political? Is information given about open science in conflict with the expectations for publishing from our universities?

Torstein Låg, psychologist and senior academic librarian at the University Library at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, weighs in on this topic.

Låg is also one of the editors of the web resource PhDonTrack.net.

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The History of Scholarly Publishing

History of Scholarly Publishing

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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