As the amounts of research data are ever-growing and data value becomes even more important with respect to data sharing and reuse, the organization and management of data is an incredible important task. The Research Data Management Organiser (RDMO) is a tool developed to solve this task, enabling researchers to plan and manage their research data across the entire research data life cycle. Jochen Klar from the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) told us more about it at the Open Science Conference poster session.
At the poster session of this year’s Open Science Conference, Rok Roskar was presenting his poster on the data science platform RENGA. Developed by the Swiss Data Science Center, RENGA is an open-source, highly scalable platform fostering cooperation in data science. Ros was so kind to provide us with more info about the platform.
At the Open Science Conference’s poster session, Martyn Rittman (Editor at MDPI Open Access Publishers and director of preprints.org) presented a poster about his research on preprint servers. He was so kind to share his insights with us in a short interview.
As you have recognized, Open Science Radio was attending this year’s Barcamp Open Science as well as the Open Science Conference. This episode is a wrap-up together with Guido Scherp, one of the organizers (you’ll know him by now). Guido is providing his impressions from the two events, we share ours and discuss a few things in general, as well as a few of the talks in more detail (this year we caught a few quotes).
DFG-funded research usually is provided with a (nationwide) negotiated license called Allianz-Lizenz which contains special Open-Access regulations that allows the OA publication of research results after a certain embargo period. However, experience shows that the authors (or their instiutional representatives) hardly ever make use of these Open Access rights, often due the related required efforts. The DeepGreen project aims to make the transformation to Open Access repositories easy to use on a technical level and automatic (if possible). At this poster session Julia Goltz from the Cooperative Network of Berlin and Brandenburg Libraries (KOBV) provides some insight to the project.
As reproducibility becomes more and more important, one of the main challenges is to support it by making it easier and more accessible. Starting in the domain of geosciences, the DFG-funded project Opening Reproducible Research aims to improve the access to research results that are published over the Internet, and seeks to simplify their reuse in the form of a research compendium. At this poster session Markus Konkol from the Institute of Geoinformatics at WWU Münster provides some insight to the project.