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What GraspOS project contributes to research assessment reforms

Welcome back: For the filth year, the representatives of OpenAIRE in Greece and Cyprus continue their successful series of webinars! In March, they welcomed Thanasis Vergoulis, lead technical manager of GraspOS project, to inform their local communities about the goals, the activities, and the expected results of the European project working on the area of research assessment. The webinar was attended by 56 participants.  Supporting research reforms Thanasis began his presentation by explai...

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Closing the year: The last webinar of the OpenAIRE in Greece and Cyprus collaboration series for 2023 focused on the importance of Data Management Plans (DMPs) and their creation in ARGOS. The webinar was attended by 150 participants who had the opportunity to discuss their questions directly with Elli Papadopoulou, OpenAIRE NOAD in Greece and product manager of ARGOS.  Significance In the first part of the presentation, Elli shared the value of DMPs in Research Data Management (RDM) clarif...

Ireland's National Research Integrity Forum (NRIF) was founded in 2015 with the aim to promote research integrity (RI) and excellence in research through a collegial approach. The NRIF has many national initiatives from implementing a National RI online training program across all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and revising the national policy statement to publishing a framework for ensuring RI in collaborations. It has hosted national events in "Advancing a shared direction on research as...

It all began in Vienna in 2008 when the PHAIDRA repository went online at the University of Vienna in Austria. In cooperation between the university library and the computer center, a digital location was created where researchers could archive their scientific materials in all formats for the long term and make them accessible to the public worldwide: PHAIDRA repository. With an optimally designed metadata editor, all members of the university were able to upload data themselves and then m...

OpenAIRE MONITOR's Developments in 2023: A Detailed Overview In 2023, OpenAIRE MONITOR has experienced significant developments and broadening of its scope and functionalities. This year has been marked by a notable growth in collaborations and improvements in the platform's features. Network Expansion This year, OpenAIRE MONITOR welcomed 8 Research Initiatives, 3 funders, and 19 institutions, each integrated with a customised dashboard. This growth enriches the OpenAIRE MONITOR community, refle...

Step into the world of OpenAIRE with Seán Harnett. Learn more about his journey, vision, thoughts and achievements in the Open Science community and beyond. Enjoy! Can you please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your background and expertise?  My name is Seán Harnett. I live with my family in a small village in an Irish-speaking community in Connemara, to the west of Galway City. I started out my career in information architecture and instructional design before moving into d...

We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a core partner in the European Commission public procurement tender titled "Managed Services for the European Open Science Cloud Platform (EOSC)". Together with our esteemed consortium, led by Athena Research & Innovation Center, the EGI Foundation, and Net Company, we will have the privilege of managing LOT1 of the procurement: Core federation services for the EOSC EU Node. This partnership will play a crucial role in driving the adv...

This November, members of the GraspOS team met in Espoo, Finland for the Pilot Workshop. This workshop, hosted by the Center of Science (CSC), offered a chance for participants to gain insights into the Open Science Assessment Framework (OSAF) and what should be valued in terms of research assessment. About OSAF: OSAF is a research assessment framework developed under the GraspOS project that serves as a guide on how to conduct evaluations. The goal of the framework is to record assessments and ...

About PathOS: Launched in September 2022, PathOS is a three-year Horizon Europe project that brings together 10 partners to decode and measure the multifaceted impacts of Open Science (OS). With a focus on elucidating the causal dynamics within OS, the project caters to an audience spanning policymakers, researchers, and the wider scientific community. At its core, PathOS is about forging innovative methodologies and tools, and deepening understanding to shape impactful Open Science policies. De...

What OpenAIRE offer to you as a researcher? What can you do as an Early-Career Researcher for OpenAIRE? On 29 November 2023, OpenAIRE was invited to speak at the "Eurodoc lunchtime webinars series" to introduce the tools that Early-Career Researchers (ECRs) can use to enhance the researchers' Open Science practices. Our Outreach and Engagement Officer, Giulia Malaguarnera, who is also a former President of Eurodoc presented to the ECRs the main services they can use from the OpenAIRE Catalogue. ...