Episode Summary: 

In this episode we talk to Dr Brian Nosek about the work of the Center for Open Science. We discuss how to shift expectations of what is the norm is science, preregistration, networks, and the impact of a digital society on scientific practice.  

Episode Links:

Center for Open Science

@OSFramework

Brian Nosek

@BrianNosek 

Episode Summary: 

This week we talk to Lara Mangravite, President of Sage Bionetworks 'a nonprofit biomedical research and technology development organization' that facilitates research data sharing in biomedicine, as well as promoting community research and citizen science projects. We discussed the advantages and challenges of dating sharing and what tools Sage BioNetworks are offering*. 

Episode Links (provided by Sage Bionetworks): 

Synapse is a set of web services and tools created by Sage Bionetworks that make it easier for researchers to aggregate, organize, analyze, and share scientific data, code, and insights. mPower is a free, 2 year digital health research study developed with the goal of understanding the progression of Parkinson’s Disease at the level of the individual. Elements of Informed Consent is a free, downloadable toolkit for researchers that includes basic information and best practices for developing an effective informed consent process. The Open Drug Discovery Center for AD (Open AD) was established to develop and openly distribute experimental tools for use in the evaluation of a diverse set of novel AD targets.

 Other Links:

Center for Open Science , NIH All of Us Research Program, Structural Genomics Consortium

 

*"The thoughts and views expressed in this interview are Lara Mangravite's and not those of Sage Bionetworks or any affiliated organizations."

Episode Summary: 

Season 2 is here! We start by looking back at the last year, and talking for the first time about the Open Science project that we are part of ORION. In particular, we consider the aim and impact of Open Science training and interview two participants: Malte Schäfer from TU Braunschweig and Dr Deirdre Winrow from University College Dublin, from our workshop and our MOOC. 

Links:

Quotes: 

"He radicalised me"

"It gives them space to reflect on Open Science"

"The system of science has changed"

 

 

 

Episode Summary:

In the last episode of 2019 we talk to Professor Dan Quintana from the University of Oslo about the advantages of sharing preprints and ideas online, fears about getting scooped, and lessons he has learnt about Twitter and time management. 

Episode Links: 

Dan Quintana

Everything Hertz Podcast

Physiology & Behavior Podcast

Episode Quotes: 

"The great thing about social media is it is a great way to organise a lot of people who are like-minded"

 

 

Episode Summary: 

In this week's episode we report on a recent symposium: Doing Good: Scientific Practice Under Review. There are interviews and impressions from the organisers and attendees who discuss why Open Science is good science, what the current state of play is, and what researchers need in order to make positive changes for the better. 

Episode Links:

Symposium Program and Slides

Symposium Twitter

Episode Quotes: 

"Are we doing good? That's the question we are asking in the symposium and asking from different perspectives". 

Episode Summary: 

Is Science Communication relevant and important to Open Science? Using the events organised by ORION and the MDC as part of the recent Berlin Science Week as a case study of varied science communication events the usual hosts are joined by Dr Christian Popp and Valentin Popescu from the Lifetime Flagship project at the MDC to discuss these topics. 

Episode Links:

Lifetime Project

Berlin Science Week

Brain City Berlin Trailer ft. Open Science Workshop event

The Bear: Storytelling Workshop on the theme of Eureka! moments

Episode Quotes:

"Science is amazing and I don't understand it but I want to know more!"

 

 

 

 

Episode Summary

In this episode we talk to Dr. Jens Peter von Kries and Dr Katja Herzog from the Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) about their work on the open access technology platform EU Open Screen Project. 

Episode Links

EU Open Screen MDC

EU Open Screen 

Quotes

"From bench to bedside, this really shows that from academia there is really a chance to help people in the clinics"

Episode Summary:

This week we talk to Dr Emma Dorris, a molecular researchers and Initiative Lead for The Patient Voice in Arthritis Research, about the benefits of public engagement for health and life sciences research. She outlines the challenges of involving the public in research, the benefits for scientists and society, and practical steps for researchers to take. 

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Episode Quote: 

"They are fascinated by what is going on behind the scenes, they really want to know what's happening and what's in the pipeline. and they tend to be far more supportive of it and far more supportive of high risk research than people in academia are". 

Episode Summary: 

At the Open Science FAIR in Porto we interviewed Paola Masuzzo, one of the key note speakers, about why she wants to shift the conversation on Open Science towards a more radical approach which gets rid of the journals, realigns power structures, and unlocks knowledge for everyone. 

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Quotes:

"Knowledge is precious, it is not a commercial good, it cannot be treated as one"

 

Episode Summary: 

In this episode we are highlighting some of the tools on show at the Open Science FAIR 2019 in Porto, Portugal. 

Links: 

Quotes:

'So two reasons: because you have to and just because it is for the good of society'

'Make reproducible research too easy not to do'

'I wanted to change the way people became aware of Open Science best practices'

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