While quantum mechanics might be Ana María Cetto’s big passion, the Mexican physicist has devoted much of her time and energy to promoting a broader scientific endeavor – open science.
Two years after 193 Member States passed a resolution at a UNESCO General Conference in 2019, the ‘Open Science Recommendation’ has been adopted.
Des 15 organisations involved in animal testing in Netherlands have signed an agreement, pledging commitment to openly communicate how animals are used in research.
At the ‘2021 Open Access week’, International Science Council’s members, aside approving a resolution to work on reforming scholarly publishing, also endorsed 8 fundamental principles for scientific publishing.
Financial support for authors and quality peer-review publications should be guaranteed, as 16 physics societies pledge commitment to Open Access (OA) for physics research.
An International Science Council delegation attended the UNESCO Special Committee meeting on Open Science, 6-12 May 2021. They published a statement.
Open Science offers the opportunity to support more ethical, shared and accessible research in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.
With stories about coronavirus dominating the news, it is encouraging to hear that crystallographers around the world are making strong contributions to the efforts to find a vaccine and advance therapeutics.
New business model for fair and sustainable Open Access publishing
Using low-cost equipment would boost research and education, especially in developing countries.