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Open Research London is back!

Jenny Molloy - September 21, 2016 in Announcements, Local Groups, OKFN Open Science

Open Research London (ORL) is an informal group formed to promote the idea of sharing and collaboration of research. After a pause in its activities it is starting to meet again. ORL is a community effort, so more volunteers are …

Open Science Policy Platform – Open Science Working Group Representative

Jenny Molloy - March 22, 2016 in Announcements, OKFN, OKFN Open Science

The following is an application submitted by Jenny Molloy to join the Open Science Policy Platform as a representative of Open Knowledge International and the global Open Science Working Group.

I am writing to apply for membership of the Open …

YEAR Conference 2015: Your chance to win 5000 Euros for your Open Science project idea

Peter Kraker - February 27, 2015 in Announcements, Featured

Acknowledgements: Thanks to the YEAR Board for contributing to this blog post!

Are you a young researcher with an Open Science project idea? Here’s a chance to win 5000 Euros to make it happen: The Young European Associated Researchers (YEAR)

Open Science Blog Editors Wanted!

Jenny Molloy - January 5, 2015 in Announcements, Featured


Do you have 2+ hours a month available to edit and post some fantastic open science content to the Open Science Working Group blog?

We are looking for more editors to join Ann, Scott and Rayna on the blog …

Asia-Pacific Open Science Call

Jenny Molloy - December 15, 2014 in Announcements, Featured, Meetings


We are pleased to announce our first ever open science working group call specifically for Asia-Pacific timezones!

Sunday 21 December, 8:00 UTC

(12:00 UTC+4 – 18:00 UTC+10)

Dial-in instructions will be posted on the wiki and call notepad prior to

Welcome Open Science for the Netherlands

Jenny Molloy - April 4, 2014 in Announcements, Local Groups


We are pleased to announce that there is now an OKF mailing list for open science in the Netherlands, managed by Egon Willighagen at Maastricht University. We encourage those from or working in the Netherlands to use this forum for …

Google Summer of Code – roll up for some great open science projects!

Jenny Molloy - March 15, 2014 in Announcements, events, Tools

The Google Summer of Code mentors have been announced and they include organisations working on some great open science tools. We encourage anyone who works with or knows keen undergraduate coders to promote this opportunity to participate in the summer …

The Open Science Working Group Needs You!

Jenny Molloy - December 19, 2013 in Announcements, Meetings, Members


The Open Science Working Group has had a great year, growing to over 630 members (!) on the mailing list and we now have local groups or representation in:

  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • UK (Oxford, London, Cambridge)
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • France
  • Brazil
  • US

Open Scholar Foundation

Jenny Molloy - December 6, 2013 in Announcements, Guest Post, Reproducibility, Research, Tools

This is a guest post from Tobias Kuhn of the Open Scholar Foundation. Please comment below or contact him via the link above if you have any feedback on this initiative!


The goal of the Open Scholar Foundation is …

Stockholm Open Science

Jenny Molloy - September 30, 2013 in Announcements, events, Members


There are plans afoot to revive the Stockholm Open Science group and more generally increase activities in Sweden!

If you’re keen to get involved, head on over to the Stockholm Open Science discussion group and introduce yourself.

If you’re not …