Our research group called Open Team Science Project of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Japan, has just published a paper titled “Interlinking open science and community-based participatory research for socio-environmental issues” in an open issue of Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability.
With a review of the latest literature of the related topics, this article highlights:
– A new research paradigm of open team science interlinks open science and community-based participatory research (CBPR).
– Three recent CBPR cases to address socio-environmental issues in Japan.
– Transcend, ethical equity, fair data visualization, and dialogue are essential components to span inter-actor boundaries.
– Civic tech can be applied as a holistic approach for CBPR based on the open team science paradigm.
The article is Open Access at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2019.07.00