Open access to scholarly publications fosters innovation. An Open Access Policy of the Helmholtz Association is now ensuring that publications originating from funded projects will be made freely available to the public on the internet.
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March for Science 2018: Demonstration and Dialog
The March for Science 2018 mobilized supporters across the globe to speak up for science. Also in 19 German cities there have been demonstrations and activities for freedom of science. This year, the main focus was on the exchanges with non-scientists.
"Science is international"
On the day of the March for Science in April scientists in many locations around the world take to the streets. Helmholtz President Otmar D. Wiestler explains why he supports the movement.
A discussion about transparency
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research has initiated an open-access strategy. A discussion with the activist Christian Heise.