Martin Vetterli, President of the National Research Council of the SNSF, has been lobbying for open science for years. "You can't simply command it to happen", he says. As a researcher at EPFL, he discloses all his own raw data. By Atlant Bieri
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It's in laboratories and out in the field that the shape of future science is being decided. Here are four portraits of researchers who campaign for open science – each after his or her own fashion. By Roland Fischer. Illustrations: Karoline Schreiber
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Many researchers are positive about the new, burgeoning science culture, but they still hesitate to enter into an open exchange of knowledge. There are many reasons why – such as a lack of knowledge about data management and the fear of intellectual property theft. By Sven Titz
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This grassroots movement has created a plethora of new concepts. Here's an overview.
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The open science movement is encouraging researchers to redouble their efforts to share results and data. Its aim is to make science more effective, useful and reliable. By Daniel Saraga
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In the context of the second call of the OAPEN-CH pilot project, the SNSF is funding the publication of 52 new books.
OAPEN-CH pilot project: taking stock after the second call: Continue
A significantly higher number of project proposals and the trend towards a more open research culture: against this dynamic backdrop, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded over 3200 research proposals in 2015 with approximately 878 million Swiss francs, thereby making a substantial contribution to a strong Swiss science scene.
Profile 2015-2016: High demand for SNSF funding among researchers : Continue
The Swiss National Science Foundation is strongly committed to Open Access – free public access to research results. A current monitoring report shows that the SNSF follows a progressive policy compared to institutions in other countries. A national Open Access strategy for Switzerland is currently in preparation.
Sharing knowledge: Open Access for all is the goal: Continue
The Open Access 2020 international initiative aims to pursue the large-scale implementation of open access. The SNSF supports this endeavour.
The SNSF has signed the Open Access 2020 initiative. : Continue
The SNSF is funding 27 open access books in the pilot project OAPEN-CH. The second call for proposals will be launched on 15 February 2016.
Pilot project OAPEN-CH: first open access books published: Continue