It is now over 30 years since Tim Berners Lee and CERN launched the World Wide Web to meet the demand for open information-sharing between scientists around the world.
Our current definition of Open Science emphasizes collaboration and transparency for research and research-related publications and data. Making science truly “open” will see information about discoveries become freely available, under terms that enable re-use, redistribution and reproduction.
So, with Open Science continuing to rise in prominence and adoption by science funders and researchers, can we demonstrate the real-world impact?
This episode was part of a podcast series funded by Pfizer to celebrate 2021 International Open Access Week. The series interviewed experts working within clinical and medical disciplines who shared their perspectives on the impact and benefit of open science for patients and key stakeholders.
Today's podcast's guest is Dr Lonni Besançon, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Computer Science Engineer with Monash University, joins me as my guest for the conversation today.