Open Science and Open Data in promoting research outputs

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12 Mar 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.

Short bio of the speaker:

Nancy Pontika holds a PhD on Open Science from the Simmons University School of Libraries and Informatics in Boston, MA, USA. Her main areas of interest are open access, open science, responsible research and innovation as well as the role of text and data mining for open access scientific literature. Nancy supports open access, machine access to open access research documents and the promotion of open science for boosting research. At this moment, she is the Open Science Aggregation Officer at Core, a service that collects millions of open access research documents. Previously, she has worked as Open Access Consultant and Project Coordinator at the Repositories Support Project (RSP) and as repository manager at the Royal Holloway, University of London. She has participated in five european projects, FOSTER and FOSTER Plus, OpenMinTeD, FIT4RRI and ON -MERRIT. Nancy is also editor of the Open Access Directory and participates in the Open Access Tracking Project


Twitter: @nancypontika 

Subcribe here. The webinar will be recorded and all related material (slides, recordings, Q&As) will be shared with everyone afterwards.

For any questions you may have, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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