PRINCIPLES OF OPEN SCIENCE IN THE ACTIVITIES OF A TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY

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Published: Apr 12, 2024

  Olha Hulai

  Halyna Herasymchuk

Abstract

The purpose of the article is to analyse and present the use of Open Science principles and their implementation in the activities of Lutsk National Technical University. Methodology. The main provisions of the Open Science concept and their implementation in European and Ukrainian official documents are analysed. It has been found that at Lutsk National Technical University (LNTU) the principles of Open Science are implemented in three main areas: in the educational process; in research activities; in informal promotion among students and other stakeholders. As a result, the authors found that participation in international projects, in particular ERASMUS+, causes changes in educational and scientific activities towards the creation of a fair and competitive educational space. New disciplines, such as Open Scientific Foundations and Information Management Practice, have been introduced into the educational process of masters and postgraduate students. The implementation of the policy of openness of scientific research is mainly limited to open publications in scientific journals and public discussion of research results at conferences and seminars. Informal trainings on academic integrity and Open Science involving students and teachers help to promote the principles of Open Science. The effectiveness of the training for LNTU students has been experimentally established. After the training, most students understood the basic principles of Open Science and were able to give examples of their use at LNTU, but they are not yet ready to apply them in their first scientific or academic achievements. Practical implications. These examples of implementation of Open Science principles in educational and scientific activities of LNTU illustrate an important vector of development of the technical university towards joining the European higher education area. At the same time, the authors came to the conclusion that it is necessary to conduct a broad information campaign among research and teaching staff for their further implementation.

How to Cite

Hulai, O., & Herasymchuk, H. (2024). PRINCIPLES OF OPEN SCIENCE IN THE ACTIVITIES OF A TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY. Economics & Education, 9(1), 28-34. https://doi.org/10.30525/2500-946X/2024-1-5
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Keywords

education, research, open educational resources, Open Science, Open Data

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