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CTRL Forward

Welcome to CTRL Forward, a product of the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Wilson Center. This is a space for quick insights on the latest science and technology policy, for non-scientists.

In Focus: Open Science

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Future of Open Science Policy: Sustaining Open Source Innovation

During the Year of Open Science, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and federal science agencies are building opportunities for enhancing public access to science. However, the core question emerges: how can the federal government support opening the process of science, in addition to scientific products? Here, we highlight the transformative potential of open source for science and describe the need for institutional support.

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EVE Online Dr. Andrea Coassarizza

Serious Games for Opening Up Scientific Discovery

How can serious games be used to contribute to the Year of Open Science?

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