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Scientists for Open Science
17th September 2021

Open Science enables new communities to form around content and research practices.

Open Science creates opportunity. When more of the research process is available to more people—including those outside the authors’ immediate circle, discipline, or institution—the work has the potential to inspire new creative extension and reuse, driving collaboration and advancing the field.

Friday 17th September

In conversation: Community-building for normalizing Open Science/Open Research practices

Two conversations discussing examples and insights from community-building initiatives intended to educate and normalize better open research practices, and the importance of peer-to-peer education and communication.



Marcus Munafò (Video 1), Professor of Biological Psychology and MRC Investigator, University of Bristol & Chair, UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) Steering Group


Cristiana Bercea (Video 2), Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Reading & Open Research Champion Lead for School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy


Robert Darby (Video 2), Research Data Manager, University of Reading

Part 1

Part 2

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  1. Open Science helps student conveniently access peer-reviewed articles without incurring costs thereby supporting global education and facilitate learning

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