Group photo from 2018 GOSH Gathering held in Shenzhen, China. Text overtop of it that says

News and Updates

GOSH Welcome Calls
GOSH is now starting a monthly series of welcome calls to help orient new members to the community. Each welcome call features an onboarding presentation with time for questions and discussion. Find out more about the calls here.

Click here to register for the welcome call!

Follow GOSH on Social Media!
In addition to following the GOSH Community on Twitter, you can now follow GOSH on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Upcoming Events

Photo of a lego house built at the previous GOSH Gathering

August Community Call

August 30th at 13:00 UTC

 This call will feature a presentation from previous GOSH council member Dr. Andrew Quitmeyer on the 2022 Digital Naturalism Conference (Dinacon). Find out more about the GOSH Community Calls here.

Click here to register for the community call!

If you are interested in presenting at a future GOSH Community Call, fill out this form

GOSH Book Club Meeting

September 6th at 12:00 UTC

Click here to find out more about the book club meeting!

Click here to see a calendar of all upcoming GOSH events


NASA's Transform to Open Science (TOPS) mission is looking for a support scientist.

OpenDP is looking for an Open-Source Community Manager.

Participate in this survey opportunity on innovation and cognitive diversity.

Applications are open for SciComm STEP: Sparking Transitions for Experienced Professionals. Deadline 4:30 PM ET August 19.

Join Seeed Studio’s “IoT Into the Wild Contest for Sustainable Planet 2022” on Hackster to get  free hardware and to win $14,000+ in prizes! Deadline September 27th.

HardwareX has issued a Special Issue on Open Source Decarbonization for a Sustainable World. Submission deadline: April 28th, 2023

Join the Research Data Alliance (RDA) interest group. This interest group aims to collaborate with the OH community (GOSH, OSHWA), scientific research projects involving OH (Open.Make, OPENNEXT), maker communities, and the RDA community to facilitate open discussions on FAIR principles for research hardware.

Become a member of AfricaOSH! AfricaOSH is a community for all open science enthusiasts, makers, creators, students, innovators, policy makers, government institutions, makerspaces, researchers etc. in Africa and the global south. Join AfricaOSH by clicking here, or signing up to the AfricaOSH whatsapp group!

Seeed Studio’s Tech4Good Bounty Program is an all-year-round open source hardware sponsorship for carbon neutrality, environmental conservation, and other SDG projects.

GOSH community member is seeking a freelancer to help improve the documentation of open source hardware electronics projects. You can find out more about the opportunity here.

L’Ecole des Arts Décoratifs Paris launches a call for a 1 year, full-time position as a microbiology-led post-doc researcher within the Soft Matters research group of Ensadlab. Deadline for applications is September 1st.

Attend the following event, Open Source Decarbonization for a Sustainable World, on August 22 at 1pm EST. The call will feature a presentation by GOSH community member Joshua M. Pearce.

$60,000-$75,000/year open hardware postdoc position available now at Western University Canada. The Free Appropriate Sustainability Technology (FAST) Research Group --has 1 year postdoc positions for open hardware development and/or policy available immediately. Considering both technology and policy experts in our full range of research areas. Apply here.

The call for applications for the second cohort of the Open Hardware Makers program is now open! OHM is a mentorship program for open source hardware projects and their developers. In it, you will learn the best practices in open hardware that will prepare you to build a reusable, inclusive and sustainable project. Applications close September 2nd.

EarthRanger is providing two grants, each in the amount of $15,000 USD, to organizations and protected areas that are deploying or developing technology to make a positive impact in conservation management. Find out more and apply hereDeadline August 31st.

Join the open hardware research community, an open and collaborative group of researchers studying the socioeconomic aspects of open hardware practice.

Curated by GOSH Community Members

Attendees working together at a lab bench at GOSH 2018

Each month, we like to feature new and relevant open science hardware papers and projects, specially chosen by GOSH community members!

Featured Open Science Hardware Projects:
Green Detect - Wireless Sensor Network Platform (WSN) for environmental monitoring

Simulating Circuits with Fritzing

InvenTree, an open-source Inventory Management System

Recently Published Papers and Presentations on Open Science Hardware:
Strategic Investment in Open Hardware for National Security; Authored by GOSH Forum member Joshua M. Pearce (@jpearce).

Bringing Open Source to the Global Lab Bench; Presented by GOSH Forum Member Julieta Arancio (@jarancio)

Why Open Science Hardware (OScH)?; Written by GOSH Forum Member Frank Bentum (@Frank_AfricaOSH)

Attendees talking in the hallway outside of GOSH 2018

Have a paper, presentation or project you would like to share? Click here!

Get Involved

Photo of attendees sharing hardware equipment and smiling
Join the GOSH Forum

The GOSH Forum is the place to meet GOSHers all over the world, learn about regional open science hardware communities, and find out more about upcoming GOSH events.

New to GOSH? Check out our Welcome Guide which highlights key aspects of GOSH, including events, communication channels, publications, and other resources.

Sign up to the GOSH Newsletter

Follow GOSH on Twitter, Flickr, MediumInstagramFacebookLinkedIn and Youtube
Content in this newsletter is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0, unless otherwise stated. Images are from the GOSH Community Flickr and are in the public domain.
Want to unsubscribe? Let us know by sending an email here.