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Open Science for Development 20 Jul 2013 | 10:26 pm

We are delighted to announce that OKF is collaborating with the OpenUCT Initiative at the University of Cape Town in an International Development Research Centre funded project to develop a southern l...

Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science #openoxford 25 Jun 2013 | 06:26 pm

A team of researchers at the University of Oxford and University of Koblenz recently joined forces to organise an event on ‘Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science‘ examining whether and how recen...

Banishing Impact Factor: OKF signs DORA 24 Jun 2013 | 12:59 am

The Open Knowledge Foundation has joined nearly 300 organizations in signing The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). The laudable aim of DORA is to get people to stop using the J...

Diverse stakeholders withdraw from Licences for Europe dialogue on text and data mining 28 May 2013 | 10:02 pm

The Open Knowledge Foundation, along with several other representatives from the research sector, has withdrawn from the Licences for Europe dialogue on text and data mining due to concerns about the ...

Our Statement on Public Access to Federally-Supported Research Data 17 May 2013 | 12:13 am

Open Access to research publications often takes the limelight in national debates about access to research – but at the Open Knowledge Foundation we know there are also other pressing issues; like th...

The Open Science Training Initiative 14 May 2013 | 05:59 am

Posted on behalf of Sophie Kershaw, one of our Panton Fellows 2012/13, recapping her work training the next generation in the art of open science. Over to you Sophie: Some of you may have been follow...

Citizen Science Hack Day at Medialab-Prado, Madrid 3 May 2013 | 09:07 pm

Come and join other citizen scientists, humanities folks, technologists, designers, students, scientists, and all who are curious for a two days of Crowdcrafting Citizen Science at Medialab-Prado, Mad...

Weekly Citizen Science Hangouts 4 Apr 2013 | 05:08 am

Capitalizing on the success of our recent CrowdCrafting hack day, from this Thursday and onwards every week we’ll be having a public Google+ Hangout to discuss citizen science and related topics. Deta...

Announcing Open Science Finland 25 Mar 2013 | 08:22 pm

This is a guest post by Antti Poikola of Open Science Finland Open Science Finland Group kickstarted in Tuusula Feb 2012. Open Science Finland working group was kickstarted at the OKF Finland Conven...

Crowdsourcing Success: Science Hack Day London 18 Mar 2013 | 12:58 am

Yesterday was our Science Hack Day London event. I think it’s safe to say it was a roaring success and we’ll likely be having more this year. We had Daniel Lombraña González jet in from Spain to hel...

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