International Open Access Week Events 24-28 October

Join the University of Aberdeen Open Research team at a series of events to mark International Open Access Week 24-28 October 2022. They will be online and on campus, and open to all.

Monday 24th
Online
Open Ideas: Fresh Perspectives 10:00 – 12:30
Online: Book your space www.ticketsource.co.uk/university-of-aberdeen-international-open-access-week

Join us online to hear the latest Open Research thinking from leading academics and advocates from the UK and Australia. Chaired by Simon Bains, University Librarian, University of Aberdeen.

Speakers:

  • Professor Clare Bond, Tektonika Core Team member (community-led Diamond Open Access journal publishing), University of Aberdeen
  • Professor Stephen Curry, Chair of the Declaration of Research Assessment (DORA), Imperial College London
  • Professor Chris Jackson, Founder of EarthArXiv, Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Professor Cameron Neylon, Open Access activist, Curtin University
  • Josh Sendall, Associate Director for Research, University of Nottingham
  • Paula Vega, Marketing Officer, Open Library of Humanities

 

Tuesday 25th
On Campus
The Aberdeen University Press Launch: 16.00 - 18.00
The Sir Duncan Rice Library, Old Aberdeen

Book your space www.ticketsource.co.uk/university-of-aberdeen-international-open-access-week

Speakers:

  • Professor Marion Campbell, VP for Research, University of Aberdeen
  • Brian Henderson, Director for Digital and Information Services, University of Aberdeen
  • Charles Watkinson, President of the Association of University Presses

 

Wednesday 26th
Online & On Campus
The Interdisciplinary Roundtable 13:30 – 15:00
The Sir Duncan Rice Library, Old Aberdeen

Book your space www.ticketsource.co.uk/university-of-aberdeen-international-open-access-week

The University of Aberdeen’s Interdisciplinary Centre Directors will examine and explore perspectives on the challenges cross disciplinary researchers face within an open data environment. Chaired by Brian Henderson, Director for Digital and Information Services, University of Aberdeen.

Speakers:

  • Professor Eleanora Belfiore, Centre for Social Inclusion and Cultural
  • Professor David Burslem, Centre for Environment and Biodiversity
  • Dr Georgios Leontidis, Centre for Data & Artificial Intelligence
  • Professor Jennie Macdiarmid, Centre for Health, Wellbeing & Nutrition
  • Professor John Underhill, Centre for Energy Transition

 

Thursday 27th
On Campus
Launch of the Open Research Drop-in Sessions 11.00 - 13.00
Meeting Room 1, The Sir Duncan Rice Library, Old Aberdeen

No Booking required

The first in a series of drop-in sessions where experts from different research support teams across the University can be found in one place. Future sessions will focus on different themes and will be delivered on both campuses to save you a trek.

The launch session really hits the jackpot for PGRs*. Feel free to come with questions, or just pop-in for a coffee and a chat to find out how we can help you throughout your research project lifecycle.

*All researchers are welcome though!

Experts from the following teams will be on hand:

  • Copyright
  • Digital Research
  • Ethics
  • DORA
  • Information Governance
  • Open Research
  • PGR Office

 

Friday 28th
Online
Open Data - the next 10 years 10:00 – 12:30

Book your space www.ticketsource.co.uk/university-of-aberdeen-international-open-access-week

Consider the future of Open Data with our panel of Open Data experts from across the UK as they share their predictions for the next 10 years with us.

Chaired by Susan Halfpenny, Head of Research and Learning Information Services, University of Aberdeen.

Speakers

  • Dr Jess Butler, co-director and lead-analyst for the Networked Data Lab, University of Aberdeen
  • Dr Mark Hahnel, Open Scientist and Figshare Founder, Figshare
  • Hazel Hay, DORA Implementation Officer, University of Aberdeen
  • Dr Paola Masuzzo, Data Scientist and Independent Researcher, IGDORE
  • Ian Watt, Open Data advocate, data scientist and co-founder of Code the City, Code The City

View the full programme of events.

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