Guidelines to foster fruitful interactions between hacker/maker communities and institutions #ESOF2018 #SoftHack  

On July 2018, ESOF (Euroscience Open Forum), took place in Toulouse. ESOF is a big interdisciplinary science meeting organized every two years in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and gathers scientists, policymakers, business people, students, journalists. More than plenary conferences, several sessions are organized in parallel according to different tracks (scientific,…
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[18/07/11] Soft hacking at ESOF 2018 “Close Encounters of the Third Kind”

In 2014, we had the chance to be invited to participate in the Think Global – Act Local session at ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) in Copenhagen. Now in 2018, HackYourPhD is pleased to coordinate a session on Soft Hacking, which aims to question the possible interactions between hacker /maker culture and research institutions. See you on…
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[30/11/17] Open Science at the Pasteur Institute : a 4 years’ retrospective for HackYourPhD

On November 30th, the Pasteur Institute and the Mozilla Foundation have planned two days dedicated to Open Science. The first day will gather a set of introductive talks. The program is available here.  The second day will consist in a workshop (for Pasteur Research Institute members). We are very happy to be invited, alongside other…
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[24/03/17] Apéro-Debate – Citizen Science, DIY, etc. : Counterculture or Research Policy trap ?

You are welcome to join us for an Apéro-Debate on Friday March 24th from 7:30pm at La Paillasse with our special guest Lucy Patterson (cf. bio below). On Saturday March 25th, the european H2020 DITOs(DoIng TOgether science) project will organize a european citizen science forum Citizen Science & DIY Bio: building the bridge between citizens and…
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How many paywalls since you started your PhD?

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Ok, in Science there is no beginning and no end, only progress…

You, the ones convinced by open science as well as you who ask questions, at which moment should one think about the quality of his research?

When one has a professorship? More ambitious: when one becomes doctor? Even more ambitious: during a PhD? Even more ambitious (and fairsight?): even before starting a PhD?

Whatever where you are in your carreer, there are cooperations between projects that just wait to be launched! Discussions between fields or simply between generation within a field, crazy projects that would need a non academic frame to be developped (hey! there exists and others too).

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Interview: Marius Buliga, an early adopter of open science

Guillaume Dumas asked a few questions to Marius Buliga, a researcher who started doing “open science” even before the term was actually coined. 1. Hi Marius, can you present yourself and what you are studying? Hi, I’m a wandering geometer by heart, so I move from a problem to another driven by the feeling that there is…
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Take part in the research project DisCOveR ( How would you define openness in research and science ? )

Take part in the research project DisCOveR In order to understand better actual changes in research and education, we suggest you to get involved in the DisCOveR project (Discourses and Conceptions related to Openness in Research and science), a research project about the notion of Open Science. This research project has started during OpenCon2015 (early…
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