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Offspring Magazine

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This podcast series is brought to you by the Science Communication and Magazine team of the Max Planck PhD network. We want to make the process of getting a doctorate more transparent and raise awareness about possible career opportunities for doctoral researchers inside and outside of science. We d… read more


#1-03 - Summer of Open Science - A Discussion on Open Access ft. Dr.Peter Suber - Part 1

In this episode of the Offspring Podcast, Srinath and Niko talk to Dr. Peter Suber, the director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication.  He has been involved with the Open Access Movement from the very beginning, even before the international initiatives were conceived.
In this first part, we talk about his career path that ultimately lead to the position he holds today, we discuss the history of Open Access, copyrights in publication, peer review and preprints among other topics.

You can find more about Dr.Peter Suber at his homepage:

You can get in touch with Dr.Suber on Twitter here:, and his work on the Open Access Tracking Project here:

You can also find his book on Open Access here:

His latest book Knowledge Unbound can be found here:

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You can follow the hosts of this podcast on Twitter here:

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Until Next Week, Stay Safe and Stay Healthy.

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