2. What is European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)?
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) will unleash a wide range of opportunities for researchers across Europe. In this module you will discover what this programme means in practice and how you will be able to benefit from it.
By the end of this module you will be able to:
Define the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) programme.
Explain the key benefits and challenges of the EOSC.
Listen to the presentation of João Mendes Moreira, Head of Scientific Information at the National Funding Agency for Science, Research and Technology in Lisbon, Portugal. Find out what the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is and why it
- Learning activities:
After watching the video, take a quiz and test your knowledge on EOSC.
Watch the video “European Open Science Cloud - The New Frontier of Data-Driven Science” (6 min). Reflect on the following questions:
What is the role of the EOSC in tackling global issues? What relevant examples are used to illustrate this?
Making data open poses a number of challenges to researchers as well as other stakeholders. What are some of these challenges? What could be the ways to address them?
"The more people use the same dataset, the more valuable it becomes." What does this statement mean? Do you agree/disagree?