The 8th OpenAIRE AMKE General Assembly signalled a new era. It was the last General Assembly chaired by Prof. Yannis Ioannidis, from Athena Research & Innovation Centre. As of the 21 of January, Inge Van Nieuwerburgh, from University of Ghent is the new Chair of the OpenAIRE AMKE General Assembly and the new Executive Board.
The first GA for 2022, taking place on Jan 21-22, brought together virtually more than 60 participants from all over Europe to discuss recent developments, decide the next steps and set new goals for our organisation. We want to thank all the participants for attending the 8th OpenAIRE General Assembly. Everyone's contribution was important.
Read a post-event summary of what happed during these two days.
Open Access eBook Usage Data Trustbuilds an international cooperative in scholarly communications to develop policy, infrastructure and governance models to support a diverse, global data trust forusage data on open access (OA) monographs. It plans to continue its efforts via a new project until 2025. Find out more about the aims of this project and OpenAIRE’s role.
As the number of Open Science mandates have been increasing across countries and scientific fields, so has the need to track Open Science practices and uptake in a timely and granular manner. The OpenAIRE Open Science Observatory assists the monitoring, and consequently the enhancing, of open science policy uptake across different dimensions of interest, revealing weak spots and hidden potential.
University of Cyprus: supporting, establishing and implementing EC’s vision for Open Science
“The most important asset that OpenAIRE has and provides to all of us is the great human network that is always there for support.”
The OpenAIRE team has the pleasure of speaking to Sylvia Koukounidou, Coordinator of Digitisation and Archives Office, Library of University of Cyprus. An active member of OpenAIRE since its start, Sylvia has been involved in shaping (...and reshaping) the national policy and in making programmes that support an active research community to embrace Open Science.
New Scientific Research and Innovation Activities Act in Slovenia
The Act was drafted with high support of stakeholders and brings many important solutions. It will enable the development of high-quality and globally comparable scientific research, improve funding and integration into the EU and global research.
The development of open research data repositories in Poland
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling has developed three data repositories open for researchers from various research fields and countries. All repositories will serve as content providers for OpenAIRE while metadata will be harvested and shown by OpenAIRE Explore.
France: New Decree on science integrity to boost support for Open Science and DMPs
Few weeks ago, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research issued a Decree on scientific integrity that changes the conservation and availability of data and source codes, the implementation of DMPs and the publication of negative results for the French public research institutions.