Focus on open researchers within open research
Individuals aspiring to a research career need the knowledge and skills to operate effectively in an open research environment. It's about accelerating the pace of research and engaging the public who are often the ultimate source of research funding.
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Researchers are adapting to new ways of doing science in response to exciting opportunities offered by modern computing power and the internet.
While embracing opportunities for research and individual careers we should understand and address challenges in sustaining quality, legitimate commercial interests, privacy and security.
Open research (or science) can encompass:
- Open access to scholarly publications
- Open access to research data
- Open platforms, tools and services
- An open approach to conducting research
For the individual researcher, working in an open research environment can bring career-enhancing benefits and opportunities. From new ways to conduct research and collaborate to making your research outputs instantly available to the world.
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