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Friday, December 1

13:15 GMT

Attendees to arrive
Friday December 1, 2017 13:15 - 13:30 GMT

13:30 GMT

13:45 GMT

Session on 'FAIR Data: principles and practices' & translating openness into accessibility followed by Q&A and discussion

Susanna Sansone

Susanna Sansone, or Philippe Rocca-Serra at Oxford e-Research Centre, (FAIR Data, bioinformatics, information management, data carpentry): http://www.oerc.ox.ac.uk/people/susanna-assunta-sansoneFAIR Data: principles and practices A growing worldwide movement for reproducible research... Read More →

Jane Winters

Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, UCL (Digital humanities, culture, communications, digitalisation, history): This presentation will explore the ways in which openness in the publication of research articles and research data can be translated into genuine accessibility... Read More →

Friday December 1, 2017 13:45 - 14:30 GMT

14:30 GMT

Coffee break
Friday December 1, 2017 14:30 - 15:00 GMT

15:00 GMT

Session on 'Reproducible research for an irreproducible planet' & the Global Young Academy and open science, followed by Q&A and discussion

Tarje Nissen-Meyer

Tarje Nissen-Meyer, Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford (geophysics, seismology): https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/people/tarje-nissen-meyer/ Reproducible research for an irreproducible planet.Earth sciences are driven by analysing data from our sole experiment - planet Earth. As a result... Read More →

Moritz Riede

Moritz Riede, Co-Chair Global Young Academy/Department of Physics, Oxford (advanced functional materials and devices, solar energy): https://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/contacts/people/riede The Global Young Academy (GYA, https://globalyoungacademy.net) is an international organization... Read More →

Friday December 1, 2017 15:00 - 15:45 GMT

15:45 GMT

Session on research data, publications (bibliographic resources and bibliographic citations), ethics, education and responsible research followed by Q&A and discussion

Louise Bezuidenhout

Louise Bezuidenhout, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Oxford (bioethics, research ethics, open data in science in LMICs, CODATA-RDA schools):Projects such as the CODATA-RDA School for Research Data Science highlight the need for building capacity in research data skills... Read More →

Hugh Shanahan

Hugh Shanahan, Royal Holloway University of London, (bioinformatics, computer science, CODATA-RDA schools):Contemporary research and evidence-based decision making cannot be done effectively without a range of data-related skills, such as, but not limited to, the principles and practice... Read More →
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David Shotton

Senior Researcher, Oxford eResearch Centre: http://oerc.ox.ac.uk/people/DavidShotton Director, OpenCitations http://opencitations.net david.shotton@opencitations.net Tony Epstein (Sir Michael Anthony Epstein, discoverer of the Epstein-Barr virus) once said to me something I’ve never forgotten:   “Research that is not published is wasted research.”   We live today in an era of open scholarship and open data, in which the Web is the... Read More →

Friday December 1, 2017 15:45 - 16:30 GMT

16:30 GMT

Friday December 1, 2017 16:30 - 16:35 GMT

16:45 GMT

Post-event drinks at the Kings Arms pub (Wadham Room)
Friday December 1, 2017 16:45 - 18:00 GMT