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Do you speak Open Science? Discover why you should!
18/10/2017

Research is becoming progressively more open, transparent and accessible to society. Open Science is all about making publications free to access (Open Access), rendering data and code available to re-use and share (Open Data, Open Source) and changing towards more transparent and collaborative practices.

Do you speak Open Science? You might still be unsure what is in it for you! Why is it beneficial and how can it be implemented? What better way than hearing from successful fellow researchers who have built their career doing Open Science!

Mark your calendar for Luxembourg’s first National OpenAIRE conference on 26 October 2017 and attend either physically at the Belval Campus (Esch-sur-Alzette) or online through our event live stream!

You will hear from Prof. Lennart Martens (Ghent University, Belgium) about the benefits from Open Science, while Prof. Conchita D'Ambrosio (University of Luxembourg) will give you insights on its link with society and how we may be "Open in order tofight inequality". The talks will be followed by an opportunity to discuss, debate and social network around a standing buffet!

 

Registration is open (until 22/10/17): http://openscience2017.uni.lu

 

Feel free to contact the National Open Access Desk representative in Luxembourg (OpenAIRE) if you would like to get further information about the event: Jonathan England - jonathan.england@uni.lu

 

This event is organised by the University of Luxembourg and OpenAIRE in partnership with FNR, LIH, LIST, LISER, MPI, LuxDoc and EURAXESS.

 

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Major German Universities Cancel Elsevier Contracts
25/07/2017

"In Germany, the fight for open access and favorable pricing for journals is getting heated."

Consortiums in both Germany and Finland are pushing back against the policies and practices of the large academic publishers who have annual increases that average 5% regardless of the economic climate and cover up to 50-60% of library budgets.

Read the full article at here.

 

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