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GDPR and Research: Where We Stand

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Date(s): 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

gdpr | legal and policy | research data management

  • Prodromos Tsiavos is a Legal Adviser at Athena Research & Innovation Center and OpenAIRE. He is also the head of the digital policy and development department at Onassis Stegi and a visiting researcher at University College London / Media Institute. He studied Law at the University of Athens and in London and management of information systems at LSE. He holds a PhD in Law and Information Systems from LSE and has done postdoctoral research in technology regulation at the University of Oslo. He has published more than 150 publications and presentations on open technology, data science, policy and strategy for intellectual property and innovation.
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