Responding to Daniel Hook’s post, The Open Tide – How openness in research and communication is becoming the default setting, Daniel Spichtinger argues that there remains much work to be done in order for open research practices to become the “new normal”. Highlighting unresolved issues around learned societies and the globalisation of open research policies, […]
I often get the question “which form of open access is the best” as part of my trainings. The short answer: there is no one size fits all solution. In this short post I provide an overview of different forms of open access and then provide some guidance for researchers to help them choose the […]
Governments won’t stand up for the programme unless researchers make them! Full article available at Research Europe (open access): https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-europe-views-of-europe-2019-12-horizon-europe-needs-you/
Not an official event summary. 1st Basel Sustainable Publishing Forum. Dialog with Learned Societies: Sustainable Solutions for Successful Transition to Open Access. 09/09/2019 , University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. The event was organised by MDPI (MDPI AG on behalf of MDPI Sustainability Foundation), Dr. Franck Vaszquez. Executive summary This content-rich event discussed the prominent issues […]
European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education and Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, 30/09/2019 18.30 Chairs: Adina-Ioana VĂLEAN (EPP, RO), Sabine VERHEYEN (EPP, DE) NOT AN OFFICAL RECORD NOT A VERBATIM RECORD I take no responsibility for the use of this summary and/or its accuracy Personal assessment and summary: This was a strong […]
Please note that this is not an official summary. Context and Background Rethinking Academia is an international group of young scientists founded in 2019 and based in Austria. Their goal is to organise public events that stimulate discussions and initiatives aimed at modernising the academic scientific system in the light of the novel opportunities that […]
Keynote on Horizon Europe After a general introduction and opening by the rector of the University of Bologna, the EARMA conference kicked off with a keynote by Peter Haertwich, European Commission (DG RTD) on Horizon Europe. The European Parliament and the Council of Ministers had found agreement on most of the content of Horizon Europe; […]
16.01.2019, Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG. Michalis Tzatzanis (FFG) provided an introduction to the concept of open science, outlining its definition as “the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction […]
Click here to access my Policy Brief on Horizon Europe for the Austrian Association for European Policies.
Click here to access my Policy Brief on Horizon Europe for the Austrian Association for European Policies (German version).