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A Vision for Reproducible Research in Geoinformatics, Geography, and Geosciences

Research today is complex and often requires diverse skills. Many researchers around the globe collaborate on small or large scale projects to solve global challenges. Often, these challenges can only be solved in a {intra, cross, multi, inter, trans}-disciplinary groups and with the help of computing. If you need computers and algorithms to analyse data, no matter how small or big, you are in the realm of computational research

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Independent Publishing Based on the Values of Open Science

Open science is linked with many values such as accountability, integrity, trust, reproducibility and of course, openness. From the beginning of the research process, publishing is key to inform the community and society about the findings and the winding road that led to them. Saying this, accessibility must be mentioned as a necessary condition and another core value of open science.

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Joining the Dots: Berlin Open Science Barcamp & Conference

It’s no longer the case in Open Science that you are alone and having to work out questions for the first time. What the two events showed is that there are open models being put in place that others can adopt, such as developing OER and MOOC content in a research field, or embedding social consideration in research with the RRI framework from the FIT4RRI project. Having full open research life-cycles is still to be achieved, but we are no longer working in the dark. A report from the two events which took place in March in Berlin on the last days before lockdown.

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