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Trends and Best Practices in Open Science

Knowledge should be shared at all stages of the research and innovation lifecycle and across the different disciplines, which makes it of particular importance to integrate open science practices as an elementary component from the beginning of each project.

The FAIR principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable) will become the basis for research work. Several measures and methods need to be implemented in research and innovation projects to foster dissemination, communication and exploitation of research outputs.

We are a team of scientists and media experts. Our goal is to create a platform to make open science easier and exchange knowledge about the latest trends and best practices in the field of open science, and we are therefore looking for exciting projects, initiatives and groups committed to open science.

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In continuation to our previous blog on open access research platforms offered by non-profit organizations, this blog is dedicated to those open access research platforms that are owned and managed by the for-profit organizations like Google and Clarivate Analytics, among others.

As humans, we thrive to make our lives easy and with Google in place, we are half-way through finding solutions to almost all our hardships. However, finding millions of solutions on the internet is not always a blessing. Sorting the results that best serve the problem is a tedious task.

The past few years have seen major changes in the way researchers access, publish, and share research.

In the EU Framework programme for Research & Innovation Horizon 2020, open science was almost reduced to open access. Although Horizon Europe is a continuation of its predecessor programme, it integrates a more complete approach of the open science concept.

Emerging evidence suggests that greenspace, whether used for recreation or physical activity (i.e. ‘green exercise’), can improve mental health and wellbeing.

If you are not an Open Science (OS) policy specialist and looking for quick information on foreign countries, it can be challenging to find what you need in the mass of information. This applies particularly to this “young” field, which is developing rapidly.