We have been focusing on scientific communication, social structure and knowledge production.
- Does the web’s influence on science enough to talk about change in general?
- Or is it impossible to go beyond the context of local practices?
- Where could those changes be observed?
- Are there any other categories that should be taken into account?
Germany calls out the year of sustainability for science! (applause!?)
While the DFG (German Research Foundation) is sending out sustainable wishes for 2012, one may ask for the sustainability of science 2.0. Will the changes in scientific communication brought about by interactive web technologies sustainably alter what we understand and practise as “science”? How can the quality of scientific discourses be maintained if access to them is less restricted thanks to new technologies? Read on…