Minister Halligan launches framework encouraging open research environment - TechCentral.ie
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"Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research & Development, John Halligan, has launched Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment.
Prepared by the National Open Research Forum (NORF), the framework was a response to developments in open research, both in the EU and internationally.
Open research refers to the movement towards more transparent, collaborative, accessible and efficient research.
The frameworks objective is to enhance the integrity, public trust and excellence in research across all disciplines. Its principles are to support access to research funded by the Irish government, improve the free flow of information across research communities, and boost transparency, accountability and public awareness of the results of publicly funded research. This is aligned with European Commission policy that has devloped in this area. It makes recommendations on a range of topics, including open access to research data, the preservation and reuse of scientific information, skills and competencies and incentives and rewards...."