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What Is Open Science 101?

The Open Science 101 curriculum is a 5-module curriculum designed to equip researchers, students and citizen scientists with the knowledge and skills to navigate the principles and practices of open science, including developing an open science and data management plan. Expand your Open Science expertise and equip yourself with the essential skills required to excel in the realm of open science. Sign up today to embark on your journey towards advancing your open science proficiency and gain your NASA Open Science Certification.

Explore Curriculum Modules

Self-Paced Virtual Training

Prefer a more self-paced virtual option? We’ve got you covered! Our MOOC option guides you seamlessly through each of the five modules to earn your grand TOPS badge and your NASA Open Science Certification. Take the modules one at a time or all at once, available 24/7 at your fingertips!

Instructor-Led Training

Stay tuned for upcoming training sessions starting in 2024! More dates will be added soon. In the meantime, interested participants are encouraged to subscribe to the TOPS newsletter for updates on training dates, locations, and registration details.

Instructor-led training provides an opportunity for you to take Open Science 101 with a live instructor and engage with members of the open science community.

TOPST Summer Schools and Virtual Cohort Sessions

Virtual cohorts are online workshops designed to assist individuals to complete Open Science 101 and earn their TOPS Open Science badge.

In-Person Training Events

TOPS offers in-person training opportunities at conferences and institutions across the country. See the calendar of events below for opportunities near you. Going to a professional conference? See if TOPS is leading a workshop.

DateTimeEvent TypeLocationTopicInstructorRegistration TypeMore Info
Mondays, Jun. 10 - Jul. 15, 2024 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Pacific) Open Science Training for Interns (Monday Cohort), JPL Internal Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 183-328, Pasadena, CA OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 JPL TOPS Team JPL (Internal Only) Register Now
Thursdays, Jun. 13 - Jul. 18, 2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific) Open Science Training for Interns (Thursday Cohort), JPL Internal Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 183-343, Pasadena, CA OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 JPL TOPS Team JPL (Internal Only) Register Now
Jul. 8, 2024 8:00 AM -12:00 PM (Pacific) Tutorial, ScienceCore Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA Determining Climate Risks with NASA Earthdata Cloud Dhavide Aruliah, 2i2c; Patricia A. Loto, Metadocencia; Karthik Venkataramani External (ScienceCore) Registration Information
Jul. 10, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL OS101 Module 1 Pontus Olofsson, NASA; Genevieve Vigil, NASA NASA (Internal Only) Register Now
Jul. 24, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL OS101 Module 2 Teresa Miller, NASA; Adam Kobelski, NASA NASA (Internal Only) Register Now
Jul. 31, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL OS101 Module 3 Michael Katz, NASA; Pontus Olofsson, NASA NASA (Internal Only) Register Now
Aug. 7, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL OS101 Module 4 Michael Katz, NASA; Pontus Olofsson, NASA NASA (Internal Only) Register Now
Aug. 14, 2024 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL OS101 Module 5 Michael Katz, NASA; Teresa Miller, NASA NASA (Internal Only) Register Now
Jul. 15 - 19, 2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central) Session 1, TOPST Summer School National Louis University Downtown Campus 122 S Michigan - Chicago, IL OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 National Louis University: Robyn Moncrief, Antonio Tovar, Abdullah Alshboul, Ian Moncrief, Toni Holden-McGee, Phuong Thai-Garcia External (TOPST) Register Now
Aug. 5 - 9, 2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central) Session 2, TOPST Summer School National Louis University Wheeling Campus 1000 Capital Drive - Wheeling, IL OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 National Louis University: Robyn Moncrief, Antonio Tovar, Abdullah Alshboul, Ian Moncrief, Toni Holden-McGee, Phuong Thai-Garcia External (TOPST) Register Now
Jul. 29 - Aug. 2, 2024 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Central) TOPST Summer School University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Urbana, IL Research Software Engineering, OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4 +, OS101 Module 5 UIUC Team: Kyle Niemeyer, Matthew Feickert External (TOPST) Register Now
DateTimeEvent TypeTopicInstructorRegistration TypeRegister
Jul. 19 & 26, 2024 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Eastern) Cohort 2, TOPST Virtual Cohort OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 Cameron Riddell, Don't Use This Code External (TOPST) Register Now
Jun. 21, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop OS101 Module 2 Genevieve Vigil, NASA; Teresa Miller, NASA External (NASA) Register Now
Jun. 28, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop OS101 Module 3 Genevieve Vigil, NASA; Adam Kobelski, NASA External (NASA) Register Now
Jul. 12, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop OS101 Module 4 Adam Kobelski, NASA; Teresa Miller, NASA External (NASA) Register Now
Jul. 19, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Central) TOPS Champions Summer Workshop OS101 Module 5 Adam Kobelski, NASA; Teresa Miller, NASA External (NASA) Register Now
Jun. 26 - Jul. 31, 2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC-3) Cohort 1, ALTa Ciencia Abierta [OS101 Spanish] OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 Metadocencia Team: Romina Pendino, Veronica Xhardez, Maria Nanton, Alejandra Calero, Irene Vazano, Mariela Rajngewerc, Jesica Formoso, Driselda Sanchez-Aguirre, Debora Burin, Veronica Xhardez External (Metadocencia) Register Now
Aug. 24 - Sept 28 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-3) Cohort 2, ALTa Ciencia Abierta [OS101 Spanish] OS101 Module 1, OS101 Module 2, OS101 Module 3, OS101 Module 4, OS101 Module 5 Metadocencia Team: Romina Pendino, Veronica Xhardez, Maria Nanton, Alejandra Calero, Irene Vazano, Mariela Rajngewerc, Jesica Formoso, Patricia Loto, Debora Burin, Veronica Xhardez External (Metadocencia) Register Now

NASA Centers

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OS101 Contributors

Open Science 101 was developed by TOPS Champions across five NASA Centers and the OpenSciency team. You can find the full list of contributors below:

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