Open and Reproducible Research Group (ORRG)

“Open Science is better science. Research benefits from sharing data and scientific knowledge which is publicly available, making open science essential. The Open and Reproducible Research Group (ORRG) uses evidence-based and computational approaches to make research cultures more open, transparent and participatory through new practices and technologies. In our interdisciplinary team we combine competences in philosophy, sociology, and information science with computer science and life science. We research services, policies, and tools to investigate and foster the uptake and evaluation of Open Science practices in the following areas: …”

 

Empfehlungen für eine nationale Open Science Strategie in Österreich

From Google’s English:  “The Working Group Open Science Strategy of the Open Science Network Austria (OANA) has developed recommendations for a national Open Science Strategy in Austria and invites you to annotate or comment on the document by April 5th, 2020. To insert comments in the document, please click on the text symbol in the PDF Viewer (top right under the eye) and create an account free of charge. As soon as you log in with your account, you can then comment on the document so that it is visible to others. If the text symbol is not visible, you can find further information at hypothes.is ….”

Open Science Empfehlungen

From Google’s English:  “The Working Group Open Science Strategy of the Open Science Network Austria (OANA) has developed recommendations for a national Open Science Strategy in Austria and invites you to annotate or comment on the document by April 5th, 2020.

The successful transition to open science – Open Science – is based on maximizing the synergies and coherences of many different activities and actors. To implement all elements of Open Science at the national level in Austria in the best possible way (further), the OANA Working Group Open Science Strategy proposes target group-specific steps. These are aimed at research institutions, funding agencies, politicians, libraries and scientists and are divided into three time horizons (short-term, medium-term and long-term).

The document is available online at the following link: 

https://www.oana.at/os-empfipps-oesterreich …”

Förderung von Gold Open Access: Abkommen mit MDPI

From Google’s English:  “At the beginning of 2019, the new open access agreement between 15 Austrian research institutions, the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Gold Open Access Publisher MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) came into force. The agreement enables scientists from these institutions to publish their articles in the publisher’s over 190 Gold Open Access journals using a simplified workflow and institutional cost management.

In addition to an institutional discount, the agreement offers the participating Austrian research institutions comprehensive reporting on expenditure and research results at the institutional and consortium level. The full transparency of the agreement published on Zenodo should also be emphasized: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2536007 …”

Ausgezeichnet: Freies Wissen hat seinen Preis | Wikimedia Österreich

From Google’s English:  “In the presence of the Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Leonore Gewessler and Mayor Michael Ludwig, Wikimedia Austria awarded the Austrian Prize for Free Knowledge for the first time this year. The award recognizes people and organizations that impart knowledge under a free license. The award ceremony took place on January 25, 2020 at the Vienna Ball of Science.”

Ausgezeichnet: Freies Wissen hat seinen Preis | Wikimedia Österreich

From Google’s English:  “In the presence of the Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Leonore Gewessler and Mayor Michael Ludwig, Wikimedia Austria awarded the Austrian Prize for Free Knowledge for the first time this year. The award recognizes people and organizations that impart knowledge under a free license. The award ceremony took place on January 25, 2020 at the Vienna Ball of Science.”

University of Vienna Signs Pilot Transformative Agreement with AIP Publishing – AIP Publishing LLC

AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, is pleased to announce that University of Vienna has signed an agreement to participate in AIP Publishing’s ‘Read and Publish’ pilot program. The University of Vienna is the first European academic institution to join the pilot, which is being conducted during the 2019 publication year.

As part of this pilot, AIP Publishing is partnering with a select number of institutions around the world to test systems and processes and provide critical feedback on the development of AIP Publishing’s transformative publishing agreement….”

University of Vienna Signs Pilot Transformative Agreement with AIP Publishing – AIP Publishing LLC

AIP Publishing, a leading not-for-profit scholarly publisher in the physical sciences, is pleased to announce that University of Vienna has signed an agreement to participate in AIP Publishing’s ‘Read and Publish’ pilot program. The University of Vienna is the first European academic institution to join the pilot, which is being conducted during the 2019 publication year.

As part of this pilot, AIP Publishing is partnering with a select number of institutions around the world to test systems and processes and provide critical feedback on the development of AIP Publishing’s transformative publishing agreement….”