[open-science] Definitions of Open Science?

Michael Nielsen mn at michaelnielsen.org
Thu Jul 28 15:30:33 BST 2011

On Thu, 28 Jul 2011, cameron.neylon at stfc.ac.uk wrote:

> I would say that the definitions, or at least visions that came out of 
> the meeting in Geneva are as good as any. My personal position is that 
> 'open science' is too big and diverse a church to capture with a single 
> definition without offending at least some members of the broader 
> community. Easier to articulate shared aims and to define more specific 
> practices or beliefs within that.

I can definitely agree with that!  This is part of why I'm not comfortable 
making a more formal definition of the term.  I especially like Cameron's 
last sentence!



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