Open science

From Science Europe Data Glossary

Definition: open science promotes openness and sharing of research ideas, papers, solutions and data.

Explanation: open science stresses the scientific, economic and societal benefits of increased and open scientific collaboration. It encompasses practices such as publishing open research, campaigning for open access, encouraging scientists to practice open notebook science, and generally making it easier to publish and communicate scientific knowledge.


See also: science 2.0; open data