139: Open science from a funder's perspective (with Ashley Farley)

Episode 139 · September 6th, 2021 · 56 mins 26 secs

About this Episode

We chat with Ashley Farley about her background as an academic librarian, the underrecognised importance of copyright in academic publishing, and her work as a Program Officer at the Gates Foundation

  • An academic librarian’s perpsective on the importance of open reseasch
  • The importance of copyright in research and what it means signing over your copyright
  • The PDF crisis!
  • What does a program officer at a grant funding organsiation do?
  • Why should funding organisations care about open science?
  • Why open access is more than just about acacemic papers, but extends to posters and presentations
  • Why can't academics collectively decide to push back against the big publishers?
  • The difference between private funders vs. goverment funding agencies

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Music credits
Our outro music is by Lee Rosevere

Episode citation

Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2021, September 6) "139: Open science from a funder's perspective (with Ashley Farley)", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/FQXSZ

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