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How to comply with Open Science policies: services and tools to support researchers – workshop OpenAIRE-FOSTER in Spain

How to comply with Open Science policies: services and tools to support researchers – workshop OpenAIRE-FOSTER in Spain

The workshop, organised by OpenAIRE Spanish NOAD in collaboration with FOSTERPlus project took place as an associated event of “ECA – Ecosistemas del Conocimiento Abierto”, a major event in Spain for the open access and repository community, during Open Access Week. The main focus of the workshop was to introduce to researchers and research managers […]

Future Open Science Services for scientific communities: an OpenAIRE Germany and EOSCpilot workshop

Future Open Science Services for scientific communities: an OpenAIRE Germany and EOSCpilot workshop

On October 24th 2017, the German National Workshop took place at Humboldt University’s Jacob-and-Wilhelm-Grimm Centre facilities in Berlin (that were kindly leased to us free of charge). Since the topic was “Future Science Services for Scientific Communities”, it made sense to organize and run the workshop together with the EOSCpilot project as a full-day event. […]

Conference “Focus on Open Science”, Ljubljana, 24 November 2017

Conference “Focus on Open Science”, Ljubljana, 24 November 2017

A somewhat unusual programme of seven presentations and five sponsor updates offered precious insights into the latest developments in open science and into the changing scholarly communication landscape, and highlighted the roles of libraries. European and universities worldwide are facing open science challenges. How to tackle them efficiently and sustainably? The University of Barcelona, a […]

Luxembourg’s first National Open Science conference

It was only 30 years ago that the first public research centres were founded in Luxembourg, but today research and innovation have settled as core priorities to contribute towards the country’s economic diversification and future prosperity. On Thursday 26th of October 2017, as part of the Open Access Week (23-29 October 2017), researchers from all […]

6th National Open Access Conference and the OpenAIRE2020 Turkish Workshop Declaration

6th National Open Access Conference and the OpenAIRE2020 Turkish Workshop Declaration

With the theme “Open Science for a Better Future”, the 6th National Open Access Conference and OpenAIRE Workshop took place at Ege University Ataturk Cultural Center in Izmir, during 24-25 October 2017, hosted by Izmir Institute of Tehcnology. The aim of the event was to raise to awareness on open access, open science and open […]

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

Discussion on the draft of EOSC Strategic Implementation Plan 2017-2020 at the Ministry of Education and Science

As a follow up of OpenCon Lithuania 2017 on 23 October and in relation to the presentation by the Commission on EOSC given at the 6th ERAC Standing Working Group on Open Science & Innovation on 25 October, Ausra Gribauskiene, representing the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Point of Reference for OA, […]

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science”

*posted on behalf of the OpenAIRE NOAD Lithuania* On 23 October the conference OpenCon 2017 Lithuania “Towards Open Research Data and Open Science” was held in cooperation with OpenAIRE2020 at Kaunas University of Technology. The aim of the event was to revise the national developments in terms of policy and practice seeking a synergy effect of […]

Open science and open access in the Slovenian draft Research and Development Act

Open science and open access in the Slovenian draft Research and Development Act

Public consultation is open until 29 November 2017 on the draft Slovenian Research and Development Act. The news item at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport website states that the purpose of the act is to ensure relevant conditions for the development of qualitative and globally comparable research and development, through enabling relevant funding, […]

National OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava, Slovakia

National OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava, Slovakia

On October 23rd 2017 Slovakia held a national OpenAIRE workshop in Bratislava at Slovak Centre for Scientific and Technical Information (SCSTI). Around 80 attendees attended and discussed the following topics: „Fostering the social and technical links that enable Open Science in Europe and beyond“ presented by Iryna Kuchma, EIFL. „The OpenAIRE FP7 Post Grant OA […]

Serbia celebrates Open Access Week with ORCID tutorials!

Kickstart your ORCID ID!  OpenAIRE NOAD in Serbia has released a set of brief video tutorials about ORCID IDs. The video’s are in Serbian and should be understood throughout the Western Balkans. They are intended for all those who (still) do not have ORCID profiles, but they may also be useful for registered ORCID users who have […]

Austria addresses Open Science

Austria addresses Open Science

Photo: © Universität Wien/ Barbara Mair Against the backdrop of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and other European data initiatives two Open Science events will be held in Vienna in the third week of November. On November 20th 2017, the first Focus on Open Science-Workshop, an event organised in cooperation with e-infrastructures Austria Plus, […]

Open Science Workshop Vienna 2017

Open Science Workshop Vienna 2017

Graphic record of the Workshop. VerVieVas, CC BY 3.0 AT On September 20th 2017 the Vienna Principles Working Group of the Open Access Network Austria, AT2OA, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft and Open Knowledge Austria organised the Open Science Workshop at the Austrian Central Library for Physics and Chemistry, which is a special subject library of Vienna’s […]

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