Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World

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Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World

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Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World
The course Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World is an online class provided by Delft University of Technology through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Explore ways to apply Open Science principles to academic work – including your own. Learn how to share your research effectively and responsibly, building greater visibility and impact.
Course description
You can become a more visible, effective and impactful researcher by sharing your research data and publications openly. In this course, you will learn the objectives, main concepts, and benefits of Open Science principles along with practices for open data management and open data sharing.You’ll learn to establish links between publications data and methods, how to attach a persistent identifier and metadata to your results, and methods for clarifying usage rights. You will also discover ways to apply these principles to your daily research and adapt existing routines. Finally, you’ll uncover potential barriers to sharing research and discuss possible solutions. This course will help you grasp the key principles of Open Science, with answers to questions like: How can researchers effectively store, manage, and share research data? What kinds of open access publishing are most effective? How can researchers increase the visibility and impact of their research? How can the use of social media contribute to the visibility and impact of research? You will apply the topics of the course to a variety of case studies on Open Science adoption, which you will then discuss among fellow students. You will also be presented with a hands-on guide to publishing your research with open access. This will help you to apply Open Science principles in your daily work. It will enable you to implement and benefit from the Open Science policies that are currently being developed by governments and research institutions.This course is aimed at professionals. Those who will see the most benefit include academic researchers at different levels: PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and professors; researchers working for governments; researchers working for commercial enterprises; MSc and BSc students interested to learn about the principles of Open Science.The development of this course is supported by the VRE4EIC project with funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.LICENSEThe course materials of this course are Copyright Delft University of Technology and are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) 4.0 International License.

Prerequisites & Facts

Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World

Course Topic

Communication, Engineering, Science

University, College, Institution

Delft University of Technology

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Open Science: Sharing Your Research with the World

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / Delft University of Technology you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (50.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: Delft University of Technology
Topic: Communication, Engineering, Science
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