Open Science Fellowship: Impressions from the Closing Event

o2c2-Team at Closing Event (Foto: Georg Fischer, CC-BY)

Eight month – 20 fellows and projects – 20 different interpretations of openness.

As team member and contributor of the O2C2 book project, I participated in the closing event hosted by Wikimedia Deutschland. After two days of lively discussions in formal and informal settings, I can pin down some key impressions: 

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Open for review: Open Science & Education

Community Review (Foto: Dave Parker, CC-BY)

After months of writing and wrangling, we are very happy to open up the first draft chapter of our textbook for open community review: “Open Education & Science“. From now on, we invite scholars and practitioners interested in these two closely related topics to comment on the first version of our manuscript. While working on further chapters, we will engage regularly with these comments and follow suggestions where they seem to fit the overall goal of our project. We understand this process as highly experimental: We have no idea if and how many people are interested in contributing to this textbook-in-progress. Also, we haven’t entirely figured out a routine on how to deal with comments and how to engage with commentators. Hopefully we know more about this in a few weeks time.

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New team member: Hanna-Sophie Bollmann

Hanna-Sophie Bollmann

Hanna-Sophie Bollmann (Foto: Josip Jukic CC BY)

A warm ‘Hello’ to everyone following our blog. I am Hanna-Sophie Bollmann (@sophie_bollmann) and joined the team of Organizing Openness as a student assistant on the first of January 2018. I am currently studying International Relations at TU Dresden but spent my last semester abroad at Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia.

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