Lifecycle of research consists of planning, doing, publishing and reuse.

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Metropolia University of Applied Sciences has developed a facilitated publication workshop model to make research and development work easier for authors.

The traditional arenas for science communication are media publicity and non-fiction writing, with the latest addition of social media channels. Researchers’ science communication plans rarely include one major form of online publicity: Wikipedia.


Dealing with inappropriate feedback is not the individual’s responsibility: it involves the entire working community.


If a researcher wants their findings to have an impact, they have to consider their audience’s opinions, world-view, and the challenges they face. These things might not become clear by simply reporting, but rather by engaging in dialogue.


Ethical review is part of comprehensive and proactive research integrity, the aim of which is to anticipate ethical problems and risks.


Science education helps to boost children’s and adults’ science know-how. It means being familiar with science, research and their importance to society.


What things should be considered when thinking about publishing research data?


The European Accessibility Act brings e.g. e-books and the devices and software used to read them within the remit of accessibility regulation.


Metadata is condensed information about data, quick to browse and utilise.


What can you tell about the initial results of research? Or about research that is partly only at the planning stage?


Combining the open availability of data and data protection is a central challenge for archives in the coming years. 


The production of accessible content and services is in everyone’s interests – and also a requirement specified in law.