Switzerland, Lausanne

Open science in practice

when 25 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee CHF 150

This course will explain where open science comes from and will give an overview of latest tools researchers can use to be more efficient, more visible and more relevant in their community.

Target group

This summer school is primarily aimed at doctoral students. The goal is to give early career researchers an overview of what Open Science means in practice.

Course aim

This summer school is primarily aimed at doctoral students. The goal is to give early career researchers an overview of what Open Science means in practice.

Morning sessions will be dedicated to background information on the philosophy and history of the Open Science movement (Day 1), publications (Day 2), data (Day 3), software and code (Day 4).

Each afternoon will be dedicated to hands-on workshops, such as the identification of disciplinary standards (Day 1), channels for knowledge dissemination (Day 2), how to describe and reuse research data (Day 3), and best practice for sharing code and methods (Day 4).

The last day (Day 5) of the week-long course will be open to anyone on campus and will give the stage to EPFL researchers who are actively involved in Open Science initiatives on campus.

Fee info

CHF 150: The fee covers: course material, lectures and workshops, lunch and coffee breaks, course dinner on Thursday night (to be paid within 30 days after being accepted to the course).