In this blog post, qBionano’s Mattias discusses a potential path for publishers based at non-profit, scholarly societies towards quickly and easily becoming compatible with Plan S. Today’s blog post is a follow-up from an earlier blog post here on qBionano.
On September 21, a half-day workshop was held at Imperial College London to discuss the changing landscape of research assessment. The workshop was introduced by Prof Nick Jennings, followed by presentations from Prof Stephen Curry on DORA (slides here) and Dr Lizzie Gadd on responsible metrics, before finishing with a panel discussion which also included Dr Karen Rowlett, Dr John Tregoning and qBionano’s Dr Mattias Björnmalm. This panel discussion was chaired by Prof Chris Jackson.
The full workshop is available on Imperial College London’s YouTube channel:
On September 17-18, the Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2018 was held in Birmingham. As part of this meeting, qBionano’s Mattias helped organize a workshop on the topic of “Healthy and supportive environments for PhD candidates: paving the way for good practices“.
The future of open science is high on the agenda right now since the introduction of a new plan last week describing the future of open access in Europe. In this blog post, qBionano’s Mattias discusses these recent developments. Our previous 1-step guide on how to make your research freely (and legally) available may also be of interest.
Photo: Part of the ESOF MCAA team with science communicator Mario.
Everybody seems to agree that “open science is a good idea,” but there are many aspects that need to be taken into account in terms of implementation. This panel, organized and hosted by MCAA members Maja Mise and Mattias Björnmalm, opened the discussion about the different aspects to open science and concrete strategies towards implementation.
[ More about the ESOF conference here. ]
All members of the MSCA community are invited to Toulouse, France this July to take part in a special event organized by the European Commission. qBionano’s Mattias is one of the invited speakers on the topic of “How to engage with policy makers”.
More information here and by clicking “read more” below.