Unveiling NASA's Open Science 101: Your Pathway to Open Science Excellence

December 7th, 2023,
Posted in: Open Science, NASA, Training
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NASA has taken a giant leap in fostering openness, collaboration, and inclusivity in the scientific community. The space agency has recently launched its groundbreaking Open Science 101 curriculum, a transformative initiative by NASA's Transform to Open Science (TOPS) program. This cutting-edge curriculum is not just a set of courses but a guiding light for researchers, early career scientists, and underrepresented communities, empowering them to embrace open science practices.

Why You Should Take OS101:

  • Apply for Funding:
    Did you know that all ROSES solicitations for NASA SMD funding now require an Open Science and Data Management Plan? OS101 is your key to unlocking the skills needed to create this plan and flourish in an open and collaborative research environment.
  • Promote Inclusivity:
    OS101 provides you with the knowledge to understand how open science promotes inclusivity. Learn how to plan for a more open research environment that welcomes diverse perspectives and voices.
  • Increase Impact:
    Learn principles to efficiently and effectively share your research, enhancing its impact and discoverability. Master data management and foster connections within the open science community to amplify the reach and influence of your work.

Accessible Learning at Your Pace

All five modules of the Open Science 101 course are available through a self-paced Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform. This flexibility allows participants to learn at their own pace, fitting education into their busy schedules. Moreover, the modules will be covered in virtual and in-person instructor-led training sessions, ensuring a tailored learning experience.

Earn Your NASA Open Science Digital Badge

As participants progress through the curriculum, they have the exciting opportunity to earn a NASA Open Science digital badge. This badge serves as a tangible testament to your proficiency and dedication to open science practices, a valuable recognition in the research community.

Embark on Your Open Science Journey Today

Ready to dive into the world of open science? Register for OS101 and kickstart your journey by visiting NASA's OS101 Registration. For any queries about the curriculum, feel free to reach out to hq-openscience@nasa.gov.

Don't miss the chance to be part of a transformative movement in scientific research. Join NASA's Open Science 101 and redefine your approach to research excellence. The future of science is open, collaborative, and inclusive – be a trailblazer with OS101!

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