GÄSTKRÖNIKA: Är ryktet om akademins slutenhet betydligt överdrivet?

År 2016 enades EU-ländernas regeringar om att gå över till ett öppet vetenskapssystem. Enligt EU-kommissionären Carlos Moedas Vision for Europe – The three Os strategy ska europeiska lärosäten vara öppna gentemot världen och främja öppen innovation och öppen vetenskap. Det senare handlar bl.a. om öppen tillgång, öppna forskningsdata, forskningskommunikation och medborgarforskning.

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VA Barometer 2019 – Swedish public have high confidence in research and researchers

Press release 7 February 2019

A large majority of the Swedish public have high confidence in research and researchers. In addition, most Swedes believe that science has made life better for ordinary people. These are some of the findings from this year’s annual VA Barometer conducted by Swedish non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science).

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Large-scale survey to investigate what researchers in Sweden think about communication and open science

To what extent do researchers want to communicate with the external world? What barriers do they face and what type of support would be of help to them? Are they aware about the transition towards open science and what do they think about it? This week, a survey on communication and open science is being sent to a large proportion of researchers at Swedish universities.

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