UNESCO mobilizes 122 countries to promote open science and reinforced cooperation in the face of COVID-19

SOURCE UNESCO on 30 March hosted an online meeting of representatives of ministries in charge of science all over the world. Participants included 77 ministers, including governmental secretaries representing a total of 122 countries, as well as Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Sarah Anyang Agbor, African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, […]

Editorial: Geoscience in a time of pandemics

Source: Tennant, J. P., Illingworth, S., Stewart, I., and von Elverfeldt, K.: Editorial: Geoscience in a time of pandemics, Geosci. Commun., 3, 71–72, https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-71-2020, 2020. We, the executive editors at Geoscience Communication, sincerely hope that this message finds you and your loved ones in good health. We are in the midst of a global-health crisis, […]

Three new preprints on the future of Open Science

To start off the week, I am delighted to share three new articles/preprints/perspectives about reforming various elements of scholarly communication/publishing/open science. Enjoy, and any feedback very much welcomed! A value proposition for Open Science Open Science has become commonly understood in terms of its practices. Open Access, Open Data, and Open Source software are all […]