Towards Embedding Open Methods in Chemistry

Open science approaches, such as open-notebook science, offer opportunities to enhance the tangible outputs of university education, along with fostering a culture of openness that will hopefully persist post-education. There are now increasing resources that educators can draw on to assist in embedding this approach in the sciences. However, there are still a number of challenges that are faced when trying to initiate such a programme. What are these challenges? How can we address them? What resources are required? Will there ever be a true culture of openness …?

by Anna Croft on July 1st at 15:00 in Track II

Anna Croft studied Chemistry at the Universities of Adelaide and Australian National University, before moving to the UK, first to the University of Newcastle upon Tyne as a postdoctoral researcher, and then to the University of Wales Bangor, where she is currently a Senior Lecturer in Organic Chemistry. She is interested in overcoming the challenges of openness in research.

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