Open science, research indicators and reproducibility

« There’s been a flurry of reports and announcements on open science over the last few weeks. (…)

At July’s Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)/Jisc event in Oxford earlier in the year, Adam Tickell of the University of Sussex outlined four challenges for universities in the UK: a crisis in confidence in them as public good bodies; the onset of more serious financial challenges; increased regulation; and the need to demonstrate measurable societal benefits. All four of these are enmeshed in questions of open research, incentives and indicators. (…) »