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  • Replication Studies & Open Science
    No. 16 (2019)

    You might have heard of the reproducibility crisis/replication crisis in some parts of science. But what exactly is it, and how can new replication studies benefit from Open Science?

    Our guest in this episode is Gerit Pfuhl, associate professor in psychology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

    First published online March 28, 2019.

  • No Deal with Norway
    No. 15 (2019)

    Norwegian research institutions have decided not to renew their agreement with Elsevier.

    The agreement with the publisher Elsevier expired at the end of 2018. Negotiations have been underway for more than six months between Unit (department for IT and collective services for higher education and research) and the Dutch publisher, without reaching a new agreement.

    First published online March 15, 2019.

  • Improving Research Impact
    No. 14 (2019)

    How can your research impact others outside academia and how do you measure it? In this episode, we discuss the topic of Research Impact and ways to improve it. Should you use social media as a tool to get more attention, and what are good practices if you do use social media?

    First published online February 25, 2019.

  • The History of Scholarly Publishing
    No. 13 (2019)

    What can we learn from history?

    In this episode, we talk about the history of scholarly publishing and relate it to today’s Open Science debate.

    Historian, philologist and senior academic librarian, Per Pippin Aspaas, takes us through some historical developments of scholarly publishing and his views on Open Science today.

    First published online January 31, 2019


  • Wiley on Open Science and Plan S
    No. 12 (2019)

    What is it like being a global publisher in a world where the demand for Open Science and Open Access is growing?

    In this episode, we talk to one of the big ones – the global publishing company Wiley. Wiley is a company with over 5000 employees that specializes in academic publishing.

    First published online January 10, 2019.

  • The Future of Open Science
    No. 11 (2018)

    What does the Future of Open Science look like? The topic of this episode is the future of Open Science, and what it is like to be an outspoken critic of the current publishing system. Our guest is Jon Tennant, paleontologist, independent researcher and the founder of Open Science MOOC.

    First published online December 21, 2018.

  • Being an Open Access Publisher
    No. 10 (2018)

    What is it like to run a company that only publish Open Access Peer Reviewed Journals?

    In this episode of the Podcast Open Science Talk, CEO of Hindawi Publishing, Paul Peters joins us. Hindawi is one of the world’s largest publishers of peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals.

    First published online December 13, 2018.

  • Bad Science
    No. 9 (2018)

    In this episode of Open Science Talk we are joined by the founder of the campaign #bulliedintobadscience, Corina Logan.

    First published online December 3, 2018.

  • Implementing DORA
    No. 8 (2018)

    What follows from signing DORA? In this episode, we try to explain what The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) is, and what happens after you have signed the declaration.

    First published online November 27, 2018.

  • The Psychology of Open Access
    No. 7 (2018)

    In this episode, we talk about the psychology of publishing Open Access. What are the main factors for not choosing OA-publications, and how could institutions and policymakers better understand the choice of the researcher.

    First published online November 12, 2018.

  • The Problem with Peer Review
    No. 6 (2018)

    Is the Peer Review system flawed?

    In this episode professor at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Bård Smedsrød, gives us an insight into peer review.

    First published online November 2, 2018.

  • Tricks of the Trade - Getting your article
    No. 5 (2018)

    How do you get articles in science? There is a wide range of possibilities, some of them are integrated into the Library service, and some are browser extensions that you can install on your own or via your University. There are also illegal ways to get scientific articles, that you should not use.

    First published online October 23, 2018.

  • To OA or Not to OA?
    No. 4 (2018)

    What are the main reasons for our scientists not to choose Open Access to their publications?

    Some reasons are clearly misconceptions and some are valid reasons where there exist some solutions.

    First published online October 2, 2018.

  • Senior Scientists & Valuable Data
    No. 3 (2018)

    It’s important that we keep and store the research done by Senior Scientists before they retire. Their data is valuable and might be even more valuable in the future.

    But to store the data correctly we need the researchers to help sort the data.

    First published online October 1, 2018.

  • What is Plan S?
    No. 2 (2018)

    In this episode of the podcast, we discuss Plan S. The initiative brings together eleven top national research funders, plus the European Research Council, in an effort to release some of the world’s highest quality and highest impact research from behind journal paywalls.

    First published online September 29, 2018.

  • What is Open Science?
    No. 1 (2018)

    What is Open Science and why do we need it? And can Open Access publishing deliver the same quality as traditional subscription-based journals do?

    First published online September 26, 2018.

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