Planning a new research or restoration project with openness in-mind from the start ensures you’ll have the funding and time to broadly share your results.
Open Science is a multi-headed hydra of concepts and jargon that can mean many different things to different people and organizations. There are basically two main pillars of Open Science: reducing barriers to access and increasing transparency. For a quick starter to the many facets of Open Science, the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Horizons magazine covered this topic in their September 2016 issue (PDF).
This blog will address some of the core tenets of Open Science, why they are important, and how to plan a project with Open Science principles from the start.