CMTC supports Open Science:

CMTC supports the work of WWU Münster in the area of Open Science and encourages its members to take part in and contribute to Open Science initiatives, as recommend by


The following recommendations are emphasized:

  • the routine and well-formulated citation of articles is extended to citation of data and code, to recognize and credit these as original intellectual contributions
  • published articles state whether or not data and code is available and, if available, how to access
  • if suitable, data and code is posted to a trusted repository
  • reporting should maximize transparency about the research process and minimize potential for vague or incomplete reporting of the methodology
  • independent replication of results is supported by all means available
  • research data management follows the FAIR principles: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable