Open Science

Community Description

The Open Science Learning Community will identify and curate resources for HRA member organizations to help:

  1. Inform their decision-making processes in the implementation of open science policies,
  2. facilitate implementation of open science policies, and
  3. influence the advancement of open science.

Topics of Interest:

  • Facilitating Open Science Policies – where organizations are with their policies and what they need to move forward.
  • Preprint servers (conveying their importance to researchers, learning more about how best to use preprints, and to encourage their use)
  • Using the Open Science Framework
  • Open access toolkit to implement open access policies for publications
  • Preregistration (including but not limited to Registered Reports)
  • Plan S (and Coalition S)

The Data Sharing Community is a subgroup of the former Open Science Task Force, now the Open Science Community. It became clear to the participants in the Task Force that though Data Sharing is a very important aspect of Open Science, there are enough issues to tackle, information to gather, and resources to generate, that this group should be a formal subgroup with its own co-chairs.


The Open Science Learning Community is being co-chaired by: