ENVRI Open Science Trek – Open Access Business Model

Let’s talk Open Science!

In this Star Trek inspired video, we interview Sarah Callaghan, the Editor-in-Chief of Patterns, the open access journal.

Sarah understands the frustrations that researchers can have with data. Sara believes in the benefits of open science and is convinced that researchers should not only tell the other researchers what they are doing, but should also use their work to help business to come up with the innovative solutions,  guide policy-makers to deliver right decisions or educate next generation of scientists. That is why she thinks Open science is so important. But what about the challenges of making your research openly accessible?

  • How can we make open access publishing fit-for-purpose?
  • How can we fund academic publication?
  • What are the benefits – why bother making scientific research open access?

Come, ask and comment on Youtube or on @ENVRIcomm Twitter channel using #OpenScienceTrek and #ShareEGU20 hashtag.

 

About Sarah Callaghan

Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Patterns, the open access journal. She has a 20-year career in creating, managing, and analyzing scientific data. Her research started as a combination of radio propagation engineering and meteorological modeling, then moved into data citation and publication, visualization, metadata, and data management for the environmental sciences. She was editor-in-chief of Data Science Journal for 4 years and has more than 100 publications. Her personal experience means she understands the frustrations that researchers can have with data. She believes that Patterns will bring together multidisciplinary groups to share knowledge and solutions to data-related problems, regardless of the original domain, for the benefit of humanity and the world.

Sarah is happy to answer your questions and discuss with you on Twitter, or later by email

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