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Justice oriented science, open science, and replicable science are overlapping, but they are not the same – RMW’s blogg

Source: Justice oriented science, open science, and replicable science are overlapping, but they are not the same – RMW’s blogg Let’s face it: we are two different movements for openness/replicability It is time to accept that we already are two separate movements: open/replicable scientists who want to include identity politics and social justice in the […]

Could a battle between internet pirates and publishers benefit the fight against COVID-19? – CGTN

Source: Pirates and publishers both battle COVID-19 – CGTN, by Daniel Harries. The scientific research community has been divided by a conflict between publishers and internet pirates, in a battle over access to knowledge, copyright laws and public health. Despite ongoing antagonism both sides are now doing their bit against the COVID-19 outbreak. Research into […]

Learned societies turn against scholarship | Medium

Researchers today are caught like fish in a net of slow, overpriced, unethical and dysfunctional publishing practices. Trapped by academic employment rules, funding arrangements and copyright laws, we have long tried unsuccessfully to wrest control of scholarship from corporate publishers. The fight dates back to at least the 1980s, when physicists started circulating their findings […]