Blockchain and Science

H.A. Kravtsov, Cand. Sc. (Eng.), A.V. Zupko, Post-graduate,
G.E. Pukhov Inst. for Modeling in Energy Engineering
of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
(15, General Naumov Str., 03164, Kiev, Ukraine,
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Èlektron. model. 2018, 40(6):53-60


The scientific community is actively discussing how blockchain technology can solve some specific challenges like limited access to research results, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, reproducibility crisis and absence of negative results that are rarely shared. In this paper authors make an attempt to address the main advantages of the blockchain technology and simulate the situation when some steps in a research lifecycle can leverage these advantages. Some examples how blockchain can streamline the whole scientific process are shown.


blockchain, GDPR, compliance, transparency, trust, decentralization, security, fraud prevention, value exchange, micropayments, consensus.


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