[open-science-ox] OxOpenSci Tonight: Open Science in Developing Countries
jenny.molloy at okfn.org
Wed Oct 23 15:51:24 UTC 2013
A reminder about tonight's event - I hope you can make t!
On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 7:58 PM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:
> Oxford Open Science: Open Science in Developing Countries
> Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road
> Wed 25 September, 19:00-20:30
> Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/210816602429012/
> Open and collaborative approaches have the potential to radically increase
> the visibility, validation and relevance of scientific research. However,
> little research has been conducted into these asserted benefits and in what
> contexts they might be realised. Can open science approaches benefit
> researchers in the global south? How can the release of knowledge as a
> public good be weighed against protection of indigenous rights? Can greater
> participation of citizens in the planning and conduct of research increase
> its usefulness in addressing development goals?
> Jenny Molloy will discuss the outcomes of a joint project between Open
> Knowledge Foundation and the OpenUCT initiative which is working towards a
> research agenda on this theme. Participants are invited to contribute their
> own thoughts and suggestions of questions to be addressed.
> Oxford Open Science is a monthly discussion group focused on open
> approaches to science in a digital age. Follow us on Twitter @oxopensci or
> check out our webpage
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