Reimagining open science as part of the climate movement Our 7th Openscapes Community Call featured a “celebrity interview” with Monica Granados, PhD. Monica is the Open Climate Campaign Manager at Creative Commons and on the Leadership team of PREreview. She is an open science specialist and a trained ecologist. Monica was interviewed by Julie Lowndes, PhD, Openscapes Director. Watch the recording on Openscapes YouTube. In this conversation, we dug into what each of us can do to connect our daily work to the climate movement.
Hello Quarto! A Quarto Chat with NASA Openscapes, co-hosted with R-Ladies Santa Barbara Our 6th Openscapes Community Call co-hosted with R-Ladies Santa Barbara featured a “celebrity interview” with NASA Openscapes Mentors Amy Steiker, Catalina Oaida Taglialatela, Aaron Friesz, with J.J. Allaire, lead Quarto developer and CEO of RStudio. The conversation was led by Sam Csik of R-Ladies Santa Barbara. Quarto is an open-source scientific and technical publishing system built on Pandoc that allows users to create dynamic documents, presentations, websites, and more.
A Qualitative Data Analysis Chat with Dr. Beth Duckles Our First 2022 Openscapes Community Call featured a chat with Beth Duckles PhD, a research consultant and social scientist. Beth helps technologists, designers and scientists gather and use human-centered data, supporting folks who are trying out their mixed methods or qualitative skills and want coaching and partnership. Beth is also the Founder and Co-Director of Open Post Academics (formerly the Athenas), an online peer-support community for people with a PhD who have left or are considering leaving academia.
Open Leadership w/ Abby Cabunoc Mayes and Chad Sansing (and more!) *Cross-posted at Mozilla Our final Openscapes Community Call of 2021 was a very special chat about open leadership with Abby Cabunoc Mayes and Chad Sansing and others now leading their own programs modeled after Mozilla Open Leaders (OL). The recording is onOpenscapes YouTube. Abby leads Mozilla’s developer-focused trustworthy AI strategy around MozFest and open source. Abby founded Mozilla Open Leaders and works to make openness the norm research and innovation.
An R Markdown Chat with Alison Hill Our 3rd Openscapes Community Call featured a chat with Dr. Alison Hill, product manager for data science communication at RStudio. Alison is a data scientist, behavioral scientist, and award-winning educator and we were thrilled to chat with her! The recording is on Openscapes YouTube. Our conversation was about why we are so enthused with R Markdown, and why we think it is so transformative for scientists.
A Chat with Tara Robertson Our 2nd Openscapes Community Call featured our chat with Tara Robertson, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant working with us to improve practices in Openscapes. The recording is on Openscapes YouTube (efficiency tip reminder: in YouTube, “L” will advance by 10 seconds, “J” will go back by 10 seconds 😀) This call was meant as a way to recap a bit of our work with Tara over the last three months and share some of what we’ve learned.
Openscapes had the distinct honor to introduce Dr. Dawn Wright, Chief Scientist of Esri to #mozfest, Mozilla’s annual Open Festival in early March (session page, recording). The conversation emphasized how science can be both kind and credible. What do you think of when you read ‘kinder science’? Cross-posted on the Esri blog Welcome to our Openscapes session at MozFest! Dr. Dawn Wright shared her approach to science, kindness, and leadership through stories of other women that inspire her.