Openness has always been part of responsible research. However, in a short time, what is meant by openness has changed. New digital tools and society's expectations create opportunities, but they also press the research community to increase the transparency of research and change the ways in which
Opening up research data is a complex task. Just terminology can be challenging - should we talk about research materials or data? And what should be included in data?
Open scholarship is a challenge and opportunity for the whole research community.
Open scholarship has become an internationally significant way to develop scholarship and to increase its effectiveness in society. It enables research results to circulate rapidly amongst researchers, which saves resources, increases the quality of research and leads to a rise of new research questions.
Promotion of open science and research is a joint effort by the entire research community. In the centre of our coordination work are our four expert panels and their working groups.