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The Open Source Science P

  1. 1. RESEARCH MICROFINANCE THE OPEN SOURCE SCIENCE PROJECT _____________________________________________________________________________________ AN OVERVIEW OF OUR RESEARCH MICROFINANCE PLATFORM
  2. 2. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. OBJECTIVES ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Increase opportunities for student researchers to gain practical research experience by proposing, managing, and conducting independent research </li></ul><ul><li>Empower individuals and communities to actively participate in solving the problems they, and the world at large, face - through innovation and scientific exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage student researchers to communicate – and directly interact - with individuals beyond the research community in order to develop a more comprehensive understanding of the broader context within which all research is done </li></ul>
  4. 4. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. PLATFORM OVERVIEW ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Student submits research project/budget proposal * </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal reviewed by academic faculty </li></ul><ul><li>If approved: proposal posted online </li></ul><ul><li>Proposal funded by investor(s) </li></ul><ul><li>If funded: i nvestments transferred to student </li></ul><ul><li>Student conducts research – creates/maintains Research Log </li></ul><ul><li>When completed: student publishes an informal ‘reflective summary’ through The OSSP and may elect to submit a formal manuscript to one or more scholarly journals </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Student must also identify any/all faculty mentors; declare whether their proposed research will be submitted as a Basic Research, Applied Research or Non-Commercial Applied Research project; and under which license their IP and data will be released </li></ul>
  6. 6. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. FUNDING OVERVIEW ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Microinvestments will be provided by the broader online community (the model investor will be an individual, company, or community with an interest in the research being conducted) </li></ul><ul><li>Microinvestments will be stored in a central account if/until the total requested budget is satisfied </li></ul><ul><li>If budget is not satisfied within a pre-determined period of time; microinvestments will be refunded and the proposed research project will be removed from the website: for pilot program, the funding period will extend to the last day of the spring academic term 2011 </li></ul>
  8. 8. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. BUDGET REQUESTS ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>MAY BE INCLUDED </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase of specific equipment necessary to undertake the proposed project </li></ul><ul><li>Travel to/from a research site </li></ul><ul><li>Reimbursement for human subjects (only for psychology studies – exceptions will be granted on a per project basis) </li></ul><ul><li>MAY NOT BE INCLUDED </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase of supplies considered standard in an institutional research laboratory* </li></ul><ul><li>Computer equipment or software* </li></ul><ul><li>Travel to scientific meetings or symposia </li></ul><ul><li>Academic expenses (e.g. tuition, room and board, textbooks) </li></ul><ul><li>Salaries or stipends </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional (or use ) fees - unless itemized </li></ul><ul><li>Administrative fees </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscript preparation and publication costs </li></ul><ul><li>___________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Exceptions may be granted depending upon the resources available to the individual student and/or institution </li></ul>
  10. 10. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>BASIC RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Research that is driven by a researcher's curiosity or interest in a particular scientific question </li></ul><ul><li>Microinvestments will be considered grants – with no expectation of repayment </li></ul><ul><li>IP must be released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license </li></ul><ul><li>APPLIED RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Research that is conducted in order to solve a practical problem with the underlying goal of developing a commercially-valuable good </li></ul><ul><li>Microinvestments will be considered loans – with expectation of repayment </li></ul><ul><li>IP may be released under a unique institutional license or under terms negotiated by the student </li></ul><ul><li>NON-COMMERCIAL APPLIED RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Research conducted to address a practical challenge/problem posed by a non-profit, charitable, or non-governmental organization </li></ul><ul><li>Microinvestments will be considered grants – with no expectation of repayment </li></ul><ul><li>IP may be released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license, a non-exclusive unique institutional license, or under terms negotiated by the student </li></ul>RESEARCH CLASSES ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
  12. 12. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. BUDGET MANAGEMENT ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Student will be responsible for conducting preliminary research to calculate their projected budget - and for administering funds received </li></ul><ul><li>BASIC/N-C APPLIED RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>If project is not completed , student must refund all investments, and issue a statement to their investors explaining why the study was abandoned </li></ul><ul><li>APPLIED RESEARCH </li></ul><ul><li>__________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>If project is not completed , student must refund all investments, and issue a statement to their investors explaining why the study was abandoned </li></ul><ul><li>If project is completed, but is not successful , the total loan amount will be forgiven; the student will be responsible for informing their investors of the project outcome; and the student will be required to publish their IP and data under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 license </li></ul>
  14. 14. OUTLINE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Platform Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Requests </li></ul><ul><li>Research Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Management </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing / Intellectual Property </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. LICENSING / IP ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 3.0 License </li></ul><ul><li>Science Commons License </li></ul><ul><li>Unique Institutional License </li></ul>
  16. 16. CREATIVE COMMONS BY-NC-ND 3.0 LICENSE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Individuals are free to copy, distribute and transmit the work under the following conditions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The work is attributed in the manner specified by the author/licensor (but not in a way that suggests they endorse the individual or their use of the work) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The work may not be used for commercial purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The work may not be altered, transformed, or built upon </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. SCIENCE COMMONS LICENSE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>This license will be customized to best protect research data without inhibiting the ability for other students/researchers to utilize and build upon it through further study </li></ul>
  18. 18. UNIQUE INSTITUTIONAL LICENSE ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ <ul><li>Terms of license may be negotiated by the student’s affiliate institution provided the following conditions are met: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The reproducibility of the experimental results does not suffer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The OSSP retains 2% ownership of any license under which IP produced by the study is released </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. RESEARCH MICROFINANCE THE OPEN SOURCE SCIENCE PROJECT _____________________________________________________________________________________ AN OVERVIEW OF OUR RESEARCH MICROFINANCE PLATFORM

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