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Read more at: Crossing Borders: an introduction to public debate on social media

Crossing Borders: an introduction to public debate on social media

Academic research can play a vital role in shaping public debates, from correcting misinformation to uncovering alternative perspectives and challenging bias. But how can researchers make their voices heard on controversial topics when debate is sharply polarised? Sharing research on social media my reach new audiences, but how far should academics go in tailoring content to fit social media users’ expectations and attention spans?


Read more at: Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been frontrunner in the transition to Open Science.

The Dutch government has mandated all universities to have 100% Open Access to academic publications by 2024 and has recently broadened its scope to research data. These plans can only succeed by national cooperation of all parties involved.

The chairman of Tilburg University is one of three main negotiators with the publishers. As such, the university is expected to be leading the development of policies in Open Science and the monitoring of progress.


Read more at: Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been frontrunner in the transition to Open Science.

The Dutch government has mandated all universities to have 100% Open Access to academic publications by 2024 and has recently broadened its scope to research data. These plans can only succeed by national cooperation of all parties involved.

The chairman of Tilburg University is one of three main negotiators with the publishers. As such, the university is expected to be leading the development of policies in Open Science and the monitoring of progress.


Read more at: Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

LEARN cordially invites you to its end-of-Project Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution


Read more at: How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review

How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review

The Office of Scholarly Communication invites you to a workshop to discover how you can make peer review count for your research.

Can't make the workshop? Watch the live-stream here from 10:00 on Thursday 30 March - simply select to 'Enter as Guest' (no need to create an Adobe Connect account).


Read more at: Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

We can all remember a great orator or presenter, someone who can hook you on an idea within seconds and hold you there. You will undoubtedly have to give a presentation or make a speech, probably in the near future - so why not be great at it?


Read more at: March Munches

March Munches

Join Georgina Cronin, Research Support Librarian at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, and the OSC training team, for a series of lunchtime research sessions

Arrive at 13:00 for a free sandwich lunch; the bitesize sessions will start at 13:15 and will end by 13:55.

Booking required.

Monday 6 March 


Read more at: Town Hall Meeting: Managing Journal Subscriptions at Cambridge

Town Hall Meeting: Managing Journal Subscriptions at Cambridge

Explore issues surrounding journal subscriptions by the University:


Read more at: Repositive Seminar: Clinical Data Sharing for a 12M Population

Repositive Seminar: Clinical Data Sharing for a 12M Population

Repositive invite you to join them for a seminar in which Professor Rolando Rodrigez will share his approaches in leading his efforts to develop a nation-wide infrastructure for sharing of clinical data. He will describe Cuba’s national eHealth Infrastructure, as a reference project for the WHO for the integration of clinical, molecular information. He will also highlight the challenges ahead and the role and impact of initiatives like Repositive on eHealth. 


Read more at: Repositive Online Seminar: The Human Genomic Data Access Bottleneck

Repositive Online Seminar: The Human Genomic Data Access Bottleneck

The H3ABionet Seminar co-ordinating team on behalf of the H3ABioNet Research Working Group invite you to join the January 2017 H3ABioNet seminar under the theme of: “Access to personal genomes”.


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