Research support staff

OpenAIRE virtual coffee break

OpenAIRE virtual coffee break

Involved in open science training and looking for ways to optimize your online training delivery?

  • Monday, 29 June 2020

A virtual coffee break on Zoom - no presentations, just an informal experience sharing discussion, like you would have at your coffee break. Notes

RGPD y aspectos legales relacionados con la gestión de datos de investigación

RGPD y aspectos legales relacionados con la gestión de datos de investigación

Seminario en español

  • Tuesday, 23 June 2020

La Fundación Española para la Ciencia y Tecnología (FECYT), como NOAD para España del proyecto OpenAIRE, organiza este seminario web sobre RGPD y aspectos legales en la gestión de datos de investigación. 

En este webinar se proporcionará una perspectiva legal sobre la gestión de datos de investigación, tanto teórica como práctica: ¿Cómo se manejan los datos personales sensibles en investigación? ¿Cuáles son los posibles problemas de privacidad cuando se utilizan datos personales en una investigación? ¿Qué se necesita saber sobre la RGPD y la nueva directiva PSI?

El contenido del seminario será relevante para investigadores, bibliotecarios y administradores de investigación de todos los campos (incluidas las ciencias sociales y las humanidades). Habrá también tiempo para preguntas y respuestas durante la sesión, además de poder enviar preguntas a través de este formulario.

Una vez realizada la inscripción, recibirá el enlace del seminario web en el correo electrónico recordatorio enviado.

Open Science, Open Access FAIR data, EOSC: three webinars in Italian

  • Friday, 19 June 2020
    Monday, 22 June 2020
    Thursday, 25 June 2020

OpenAIRE in collaborazione con l’Unità di progetto Formazione dell’Università di Torino organizza un corso online sui tempi della Open Science, Open Access, dati FAIR e European Open Science Cloud.
In un ciclo di tre incontri della durata di 2 ore ciascuno vedremo insieme

  • la crisi della attuale comunicazione scientifica e l’alternativa Open (con strumenti per aprire ogni passo del ciclo della ricerca)
  • Open Access in pratica, con una panoramica sulle politiche europee per testi e dati e sulla European Open Science Cloud- come gestire i dati della ricerca, come renderli FAIR – ai fini della European Open Science Cloud – e come aprirli, se e quando possibile.

Open Science Open Access – 1° incontro
LA CRISI DELLA COMUNICAZIONE SCIENTIFICA E L’ALTERNATIVA OPEN
venerdì, giugno 19, 2020
10:00 | (UTC+02:00) | 2 ore

Open Science Open Access – 2° incontro
lunedì, giugno 22, 2020
14.00 | (UTC+02:00) | 2 ore

Open Science Open Access – 3° incontro

DATI DELLA RICERCA, DATI FAIR, DATI OPEN (E COME SCRIVERE UN DATA MANAGEMENT PLAN)
giovedì, giugno 25, 2020
14.00| (UTC+02:00)  | 2 ore
Amnesia

Amnesia

the OpenAIRE data anonymization tool

  • Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Speaker: Manolis Terrovitis (Athena Research Centre)
Date: June 10th 2020
Time: 2 PM CEST


Amnesia is a flexible data anonymization tool that transforms relational and transactional databases to dataset where formal privacy guaranties hold. Amnesia transforms original data to provide k-anonymity and km-anonymity: the original data are transformed by generalizing (i.e., replacing one value with a more abstract one) or suppressing values to achieve the statistical properties required by the anonymization guaranties. Amnesia employs visualization tools and supportive mechanisms to allow non expert users to anonymize relational and object-relational data. 

Amnesia is implemented in java and javascript and it can be used as a standalone application or as a service. Moreover, it provides a ReST service API to allow the incorporation of its anonymization engine to other information systems. The tool is available through OpenAIRE and it has been used in several research projects including MEDA and MyHealthMyData.

 

Dr. Manolis Terrovitis  is a Researcher at the Information Management Systems Institute (IMSI) of Research Center Athena. His research work includes big data analytics, data privacy and anonymization methods. He received his PhD from the National Technical University of Athens (2007) and has been with the Department of Computer Science of The University of Hong Kong as a post-doctoral researcher (2007-2008). In 2009 he joined IMSI, first as a post-doctoral researcher and then as a Researcher. Google Scholar reports over 1900 citations to his work, which includes publications to some of the most prestigious venues in data management (VLDB, VLDBJ, TKDE etc). He has served as president of the Hellenic Accreditation System and a member of the Board of Directors of Information Society S.A. He head of Amnesia development in Athena RC and he has been involved in several national and EU funded R&D projects.  He has worked as a consultant at the private and public sector on the design and performance optimization of information systems and he is working as a Data Protection Officer in the National Network for Precision Medicine in Cardiology and in Oncology. Moreover, he has extensive experience on the application of privacy-by-design principles in the information ecosystems.




Plan S: Taking stock of the current situation and new developments

Plan S: Taking stock of the current situation and new developments

  • Wednesday, 27 May 2020

This OpenAIRE Policy and Legal Task Force webinar focuses on recent developments around Plan S. Johan Rooryck, cOAlition S Open Access Champion, talks about cOAlition S and what Research funding organizations in cOAlition S want; research visibility; Plan S: strong principles; implementation guidance: key challenges, routes to compliance, transformative arrangements; implementation: developing a Journal Checker Tool; working with key stakeholders: researchers, early career researchers, publishers, universities; and other activities: transparent pricing and Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA), non-APC funding models and cOAlition S office. Niamh Brennan, Trinity College Dublin and OpenAIRE NOAD in Ireland, talks about Ireland’s experience with its National Open Science Strategy and Plan S: the scholarly publishing landscape in Ireland, Ireland’s Open Access Repository Network and National Open Access Research Portal http://rian.ie, HRB Open Research, National Open Research Forum, mapping national OA Policy to Plan S (1st iteration), National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment – ‘Plan S-friendly’ – but its primary concern is to be more ‘Irish research-friendly, ‘AmeliCA-friendly’ – in terms of its emphasis on academy-based infrastructures and on  alternatives to fee-based publishing and supportive of scholarly communication initiatives in the Global South, stressing equity, bibliodiversity and revisiting the issues of copyright and licences, immediate Open Access & Choice of Open Access Route calling to end publisher embargoes on researchers self-archiving their AAMs, and diamond publishing. The webinar recording also includes questions and discussion.

Cooperative Non-APC Publishing Models

Cooperative Non-APC Publishing Models

Joint AmeliCA/Canadian Research Knowledge Network/Coalition Publica/OpenAIRE webinar

  • Monday, 11 May 2020

Discussion about non-APC strategies, challenges and recommendations and a global collective action. Arianna Becerril-García (Executive Director, Redalyc, Professor, UAEM, Chair, AmeliCA) talks about AmeliCA - a multi-institutional community-driven initiative supported by UNESCO and led by Redalyc and CLACSO aimed to provide a cooperative, sustainable, protected and non-comercial infrastructure for Open Knowledge. Tanja Niemann (Executive Director, Érudit) and Jason Friedman (Manager, Member and Metadata Services, Canadian Research Knowledge Network) talk about Coalition Publica and the Partnership for Open Access: Canada's Cooperative Non APC Publishing Model. Jean-Claude Guédon discusses the current landscape, challenges, collaborations, "inside-out" libraries (Lorcan Dempsey's vocabulary), and provides recommendations about fostering a richer bibliodiversity and ensuring publication and access equality for all. And Iryna Kuchma (EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, OpenAIRE) presents the OpenAIRE report Towards Sustainable Cooperative and Non-APC Publishing Model

GDPR and Research: Where We Stand

  • Monday, 04 May 2020

 

 

The National Open Access Desks in Greece and Cyprus, continue their webinar series to inform about key Open Science issues in support of their scientific and academic communities’ needs. This month, the focus is on the General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR and its application to the research process.

OpenAIRE Webinar: “GDPR and Research: Where We Stand”

When: May 4, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EEST


Language of Presentation: Greek

Target Audience: Librarians, Academics, Researchers, Students


We are pleased to announce that the guest speaker of this webinar is legal expert Prodromos Tsiavos, Legal Adviser of "Athena" Research & Innovation Center and OpenAIRE.

The GDPR complexity resulted in the need to better understand the regulation’s provisions and how it is applied in the research conduct, also in line with Open Science. The purpose of the webinar is to analyze important issues surrounding the application of the Regulation at all stages of the research lifecycle. More specifically, the webinar will examine the following:

  • The basic concepts of GDPR
  • The exception for scientific research
  • Special categories of personal data
  • Management of personal data within the research cycle
  • Digital services for Open Science and GDPR
 
 
 
 
OpenAIRE Legal Policy Webinars

OpenAIRE Legal Policy Webinars

Register now for two webinars in our Legal Policy Webinar series!

  • Wednesday, 29 April 2020
    Monday, 04 May 2020

OpenAIRE is happy to announce two public webinars in our Legal Policy Webinar series: one on Wednesday April 29th, and the other on Monday May 4th, at 2 PM CEST

How do you deal with sensitive personal data in biomedical research? What are potential privacy issues when using personal data for your research? What do you need to know about the GDPR and the new PSI directive?  

In these webinars, our experts Prodromos Tsiavos (Senior Legal Advisor - ARC/ Head of Digital and Innovation - Onassis Group), Thomas Margoni (CREATE Glasgow) and Jacques Flores Dourojeanni (Research Data Management Consultant Utrecht University Library) will provide a legal perspective on research data management - both theoretical and practical. Given the current health crisis, the practical examples will focus on biomedical sciences and medical data - but the webinars will be relevant for researchers and research admin from all fields (including social sciences and humanities). 

We invite researchers and research support staff to join these webinars. The webinar on April 29th will have a researcher-centered approach, while the webinar on May 4th will focus on research support and advice services. Of course , you are welcome to attend both webinars, but take into account that there might be some overlap. 

Both webinars will allow for generous Q&A time, and you have the possibility to submit your questions at registration. 

You will receive the webinar link upon registration and in the reminder email sent in the morning of the webinar. 

29th April 2 PM CEST: Webinar aimed at PhD students/ researchers : recommendations for researchers on reusing data -  legal aspects: what you need to know about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and PSI (Public Sector Information) Directive - common misperceptions and troubleshooting -  practical examples. 

4th May 2 PM CEST: Webinar aimed at research support staff: what are relevant things to know when it comes to GDPR, new PSI directive and IPR - how to advise researchers - common misperceptions and troubleshooting - practical examples.

 

  • When: April 29th and May 4th at 2 PM CEST
Open Science and Open Data in promoting research outputs

Open Science and Open Data in promoting research outputs

  • Thursday, 12 March 2020

The National Open Access Desks for Greece and Cyprus are back with a new series of monthly webinars in the greek language!

We invite you to take part in our first webinar for 2020 that will be about open research data:

 

OpenAIRE Webinar: “Open Science and Open Data in promoting research outputs”


When? Thursday, March 12 2020

Time? 12.00 - 13.00 EET

Target Audience: Librarians, Academics, Researchers, Students


The OpenAIRE Team is happy to welcome as guest speaker Nancy Pontika, Open Science Aggregation Officer at Core, to talk about open science and open research data. During the webinar, Nancy will analyse the Open Science and Open Data principles as well as highlight the importance and benefits of communicating our research, also known as Scholarly Communication. The fact that Open Science is a priority for the EU, expressed in the recent years as precondition for funding, has resulted in integration of good practices for Open Science in national research ecosystems mostly by redefining workflows and enhancing current research support services. 


By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • comprehend the concepts of Open Science and Open Data
  • know of new resources and education material on both concepts
  • know the latest developments and updates in the fields
  • practice on applying or help others apply these concepts
  • contribute to promoting Open Science and Open Data.

 

 
 
 
 

Webinar on the OpenAIRE Research Graph

OpenAIRE Research Graph Consultation

  • Thursday, 30 January 2020

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OpenAIRE is pleased to announce the beta release of its Research Graph, a massive collection of metadata and links between scientific products such as articles, datasets, software, and other research products, entities like organisations, funders, funding streams, projects, communities, and data sources. Due to its coverage and cross-discipline nature, the Research Graph will empower the EOSC catalogue of scientific products.

On January 30th, 2020, OpenAIRE is organizing its final webinar in the first consultation series.

 

UPDATE: there will be a follow-up consultation in Spring 2020, stay tuned!

Open Science and Research Results Exploitation: friends or foes?

Open Data, Open Science and Research Results Exploitation

  • Friday, 29 November 2019

This OpenAIRE and EOSC-hub webinar covers Horizon 2020 rules and good practices approaches to addressing Open Data, Open Science and research results exploitation in Consortium Agreements and in Data Management Plans. It also specifically covers the issues of concern between Open Science and exploitation (patents, spin offs/ outs, confidentiality), business planning and licensing strategies.

Date: Friday, 29 November at 2:00pm CET

 

This webinar is organised in collaboration with EOSC-Hub eosc hub hz300dpi

Repository Usage Statistics and the Open Research Analytics Service

  • Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Description: Within the framework of cooperation between the Verbundzentrale des GBV (VZG), OpenAIRE und Knowledge Unlatched, we would like to inform you about current developments in the field of repository usage statistics and present the new and upcoming Open Research Analytics Service.

For whom: repository managers and librarians dealing with usage statistics

Language: this webinar will be held in German

Agenda:
  • ReposAS-logfileparser
  • OpenAIRE service for usage statistics
  • Open Research Analytics Service (ORAS)
  • how to migrate from OA-Statistik to ORAS

The webinar will give the opportunity for discussions and questions regarding the new developments.

Have a look at the FAQs and at the additional information.

From Open Science to Inclusive Science

From Open Science to Inclusive Science

  • Friday, 25 October 2019

From Open Science to Inclusive Science with Paola Masuzzo

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 from 2pm to 3pm (CEST)

A lot is happening in the Open Science world, as everybody realizes more and more the importance of open, transparent and participatory research practices.

However, we tend to forget, in the ongoing conversations, what Open Science means to different audiences, coming from diverse or even underrepresented backgrounds.

In this webinar, we will be talking about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Inclusiveness.

Masuzzo will make the case that these are non-negotiable and they must be built into the foundation of what we are all trying to achieve in the ongoing efforts of democratizing knowledge.

 

 

This webinar is organised in collaboration with Open Science MOOC OpenScienceMOOC logo

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading

  • Friday, 25 October 2019

Plan S compliance for Open Access Journals - what we know so far and where we think we're heading by Dominic Mitchell (DOAJ)

In September 2018 when cOAlition S put out their Plan S for making Open Access an immediate reality, there was concern about how journals would become compliant in the short time available and what exactly was required to do that. The guidance mentioned that being indexed in DOAJ is necessary but that is only one criteria of many. There are other, new criteria which are additional to the DOAJ ones. DOAJ, among others, is mentioned as a key player in the certification process so the DOAJ Team have looked very carefully at what is being asked. One of the problems is that the exact data to be captured for those requirements have not yet been set and work by cOAlition S to do that is only slated to start imminently. In this presentation, I will explain what those extra Plan S criteria might be and how we think that they might be measured and captured. I will explain how we think the certification process, at least at DOAJ, might go and what the difference is between DOAJ certification and Plan S certification. 

 

 

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond

  • Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Horizon 2020 Open Science Policies and beyond by Emilie Hermans (OpenAIRE)

The global shift towards making research findings available free of charge and sharing and opening up the research process, so-called 'Open Science’, has been a core strategy in the European Commission to improve knowledge circulation and innovation.

It is illustrated in particular by the Open Science policies for the EC's framework programme. This webinar will talk about the OS policies for open access to scientific publications and the pilot for research data in Horizon 2020, followed by a preview of what to expect for Open Science in the new Horizon Europe programme.

An overview of the polices will be followed by ample time for questions in this "Ask me Anything" session.

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