The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality. Yet, what does it mean for the future of research? Join us for this event at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities,Continue reading “Conference: The Future of Research: Assessing the Impact of Plan S”
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OpenAIRE Workshop on ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data’ announced in Ghent.
A two-day workshop titled ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data – The what (indicators) and the how (infrastructures)’, co-organised by OpenAIRE and Data4Impact, with support of Science Europe, will explore mechanisms for research policy monitoring and indicators, and how to link these to infrastructure and services. The first dayContinue reading “OpenAIRE Workshop on ‘Research policy monitoring in the era of Open Science and Big Data’ announced in Ghent.”
Launch of the European Open Science Cloud
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is officially launched today, 23 November 2018, during an event hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the European Union. The inauguration marks the conclusion of a long process of consultation and reflection with stakeholders led by the European Commission. The event demonstrates the importance of EOSC for the advancementContinue reading “Launch of the European Open Science Cloud”
Recordings Open Access Week
During the international Open Access Week 2018, 5 webinars were organized by Belgian universities and Belspo. You can find the recordings and some of the presentations here. Open Peer Review Introduction by Emilie Menz: slides Open Peer Review Experiences of Open Peer Review at BMC by Axel Cleeremans: Slides How to achieve OA to publicationsContinue reading “Recordings Open Access Week”
Open research data – Vincent Detours
Vincent Detours (ULB – publications) talks about Open research data. He is a researcher from The Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Human and Molecular Biology (IRIBHM), a part of the ULB Medical School.
Open access – Alessandro Parente
Alessandro Parente (ULB – publications), talks about Open Access. He is a researcher from Aero-Thermo-Mechanics Department, a part of the Faculty of Applied Sciences.
Open peer review – Jean-Louis Tison
As a part of the international Open Access Week 2018, Jean-Louis Tison (ULB, publications), researcher in glaciology [ULB], talks about the open peer review.
Register for the Open Science webinars during Open Access Week
As a part of the international Open Access Week 2018, Belgium universities host a series of lunch-time webinars. Themed “Everyone on the road to Open Science”, these online presentations will cover different topics concerning Open Science aimed at PhD’s, researchers and research supporting staff. Practical October 22, 12:00-13:00 | Register here for the Webinar: Open PeerContinue reading “Register for the Open Science webinars during Open Access Week”
Online event “Everyone on the road to open science” – 22nd – 26th October 2018
During the international Open Access Week 2018, themed “Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge”, the Belgian universities jointly organize a 5 day online event entitled “Everyone on the road to open science”, from the 22nd until the 26th of October 2018. Several topics of open science will be addressed, such as open peer review, theContinue reading “Online event “Everyone on the road to open science” – 22nd – 26th October 2018″
Belgian copyright law amended in favor of open access to scientific articles
A change in the belgian copyright law allows the authors of scientific articles financed by the public sector, to retain the right to make their article available in Open Access even if otherwise stipulated in their contract with the publisher. Published the 5th September 2018, this law completes and reinforces the recent decree of theContinue reading “Belgian copyright law amended in favor of open access to scientific articles”