Scientific Publishing

Peer-reviewed preprints: Benefits and limitations for young Indian researchers

In response to the evolving dynamics in scientific publishing, the Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS), in partnership with the International Science Council (ISC) and the Department of Science and Technology's Centre for Policy Research (DST-CPR), conducted an online workshop to create awareness about peer-reviewed preprints and their potential benefits for young researchers, and to further the efforts to combat predatory publishing in India.


Open science round-up: May 2023

As we hit the year's midpoint, we actively stay updated with the rapidly advancing open science landscape. In this edition, Moumita Koley captures the pivotal events, opportunities, and readings from the previous month. Concurrently, Ismael Rafols brings our focus to a vital but often neglected facet of open science - promoting activities that strengthen citizen involvement.


Open science round-up: April 2023

As we move on to yet another month, Moumita Koley summarizes the top stories, opportunities and readings in the world of Open Science. Through our guest editorial, Dr Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) and Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, reflects on the importance of Open Science in knowledge creation.


The road to normalizing preprints in the MENA region

The International Science Council in collaboration with the Forum for Open Research in the MENA region (FORM) organized a regional event on 28th February to create awareness on open science with special emphasis on normalizing preprints. In this post, Jenice Goveas and Moumita Koley share some key takeaways from the event.


Open science round-up: January 2023

Jenice Goveas provides an overview of Open Science news from January 2023 - the 'year of open science'. On this and more - in our regular monthly round-up.


Open science round-up: December 2022

This month's guest editorial looks at the next steps for the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science through 2023, and Jenice Goveas provides an overview of Open Science news from December in our regular monthly round-up.


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