Scientists for Open Science
13th September 2021
Science is stronger when we work together — across distance, discipline and career stage.
Open Science fosters an environment where more scientific minds can work together toward solutions.
Open Access licensing allows all researchers, practitioners and students to read the latest scientific advances without a subscription, immediately upon publication. Sharing research artifacts like detailed methods, raw data, and code helps to contextualize the work, deepen understanding, and facilitate reproduction and adaptation. Together, expanded access and improved documentation enable more researchers to apply knowledge. Draw inspiration. And contribute their own insight and advances to the scientific record.
Monday 13th September
Charting a new path towards equity, diversity and inclusion
A conversation to help us understand the importance of DEI consideration in Open Science, via learnings and insights from the field of Global Health.
Catherine Kyobutungi, Executive Director of the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC). Co-Editor-in-Chief, PLOS Global Public Health
Madhukar Pai, Canada Research Chair in Epidemiology & Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, Co-Editor-in-Chief, PLOS Global Public Health
Julia Robinson, Executive Editor, PLOS Global Public Health, PLOS
The need for equity in publishing models
In this live online discussion, panelists discussed the need for better business models for Open Access and Open Science, especially models that are more inclusive of all disciplines and global regions and economies.
Sara Rouhi, Director of Strategic Partnerships, PLOS
Emily Farrell, Library Partnerships & Sales Lead, MIT Press
Sharla Lair, Senior Strategist of Open Access & Scholarly Communication Initiatives, LYRASIS
This live audio discussion has ended, but a recording will be uploaded here in the future. Check back soon! In the meantime, please visit this Twitter thread for more information on the models discussed today.
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