Open Science/Week 14: Synthesis
Learning Outcomes[edit | edit source]
- List expected positive outcomes of open science.
- List potential barriers to open science.
- Describe arguments against open science.
- Integrate multiple perspectives on the future of open science.
Readings[edit | edit source]
“Open Science and Its Enemies: Challenges for a Sustainable Science–Society Social Contract” by Krishna, V. V. in Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity, 6(3), 61, 2020, Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International. 15 pages.
Discussion Question[edit | edit source]
Which of the following statements best matches your belief about the future of open science?
- Open science is likely to lead to positive outcomes.
- Open science would create positive outcomes, but it faces strong barriers to adoption.
- Open science is likely to lead to negative outcomes.
Support your answer with examples. You may address the question broadly or within your specific context. Conclude your response with a question for further discussion.
Instructor note: The reading "Defining Success in Open Science" also provides an opportunity to discuss open peer review.
Self-check Questions[edit | edit source]
- Ali-Khan, Sarah E.; Jean, Antoine; MacDonald, Emily; Gold, E. Richard (2018-03-20). "Defining Success in Open Science". MNI Open Research 2: 2. doi:10.12688/mniopenres.12780.2. ISSN 2515-5059. https://mniopenresearch.org/articles/2-2/v2.
- Krishna, Venni V. (2020-09). "Open Science and Its Enemies: Challenges for a Sustainable Science–Society Social Contract". Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity 6 (3): 61. doi:10.3390/joitmc6030061. https://www.mdpi.com/2199-8531/6/3/61.
- Mirowski, Philip (2018-04-01). "The future(s) of open science". Social Studies of Science 48 (2): 171–203. doi:10.1177/0306312718772086. ISSN 0306-3127. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306312718772086.