Why We Need to Explore Blockchain Technology to Connect Researchers and Research

« (…) ORCID is eager to participate in projects that enrich the PID ecosystem. That includes looking at what blockchain can offer us, even if it’s clearly in a tech hype cycle. One such project is Digital Science’s Peer Review Blockchain initiative, which is looking to use blockchain and smart contracts to improve recognition for peer review activities (including connecting them to ORCID records), enable citation of peer review, and increase the transparency of the review process. (…) »