Open Research: practices, experiences, barriers and opportunities

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Van den Eynden, V, Knight, G and Anca, V. 2016. Open Research: practices, experiences, barriers and opportunities. [Online]. UK Data Service, Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom. Available from: :

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Survey data and focus group discussions from a study carried out in 2016, investigating researchers’ attitudes and behaviour towards open research, examining the sharing and reuse of research data, code, and open access publications. This research was carried out amongst researchers funded by the Wellcome Trust and the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Two online surveys gathered responses from 583 Wellcome Trust-funded researchers and 259 ESRC-funded researchers. Both surveys provided very detailed and granular quantifiable information to test existing perceptions and knowledge about these topics for a specific research community. Five focus group discussions with 22 participants explored the various topics in more detail.

Published in a 3rd party system Date: 26 October 2016
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Interview: Face-to-face
Questionnaire: Interactive
Data Creators(s): Van den Eynden, V, Knight, G and Anca, V
Associated roles: Radler, B (Other), Tenopir, C, Leon, D, Manista, F, Whitworth, J and Corti, L
LSHTM Faculty/Department: Academic Services & Administration > Library
Participating Institutions: University of Essex, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


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