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Research Lifecycle enhanced by an "Open Science by Default" Workflow

Uploaded by Ivo Grigorov on 14 December 2016
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Grigorov, Ivo, Carvalho, Jose, Davidson, Joy, Donnelly, Martin, Elbaek, Mikael, Franck, Gwen, … Schmidt, Birgit. (2016, April). Research Lifecycle enhanced by an "Open Science by Default" Workflow. Zenodo.

From a standard Research Lifecycle, to a fully Open Research Lifecycle. The Single-Figure Publication showcases Open Science best practices across the entire Research Lifecycle, that if implemented correctly, can make research more transparent, reproducible and re-usable by both academic and non-academic users.

The Open Research Lifecycle was developed and tested during FP7 FOSTER (Grant Agreement 612 425) training calendar 2014-2016 (refer to doi: 10.5281/zenodo.48748 for full training calendar details) covering target audience across the entire academic ecosystem (graduates, senior researchers, project managers, funding agency staff cf doi: 10.5281/zenodo.30564).

“Research Cycle” is an adaptation of Tenopir et al., (2011) DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0021101

This is a Single Figure Publication (doi: 10.5281/zenodo.49960) presenting opportunities at each step of the research process to provide additional transparency and reproducibility through Open Science best practices.

Grant Funding: FP7 FOSTER, Grant Agreement 612 425 (

Contributions: IG conceived the first draft of concept and context. All authors contributed to improving the final design and testing its relevance through FOSTER Training Calendar 2014-2016.

Competing interests: No known competing interests.


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