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OpenAIRE Week Portugal: Open Science in Practice

Event presents sessions on the Open Science infrastructure and its services, from February 22 to 26

12 february, 2021≈ 4 min read

Registrations are now open for the OpenAIRE Portugal Week, held by the Documentation and Libraries Services of the University of Minho. The event takes place between the 22nd and 26th of February, with daily sessions that will address the practices and services of OpenAIRE, the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), data stewardship and data opening practices, implementation of Open Science policies, besides issues on Open Science training and the requirements of the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programs.

The sessions will take place daily between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm, and the full program is available at this link. The event aims to reach a national community of researchers, project coordinators, repository managers, librarians, science managers, among others.

The University of Minho is a representative (National Open Access Desk - NOAD) of OpenAIRE in Portugal and it highlights, via the event presentation, that its program will poster services and tools developed in the European project OpenAire Advance, in addition to discussing the needs and challenges for the implementation of Open Science in Portuguese research institutions.

Each session of the event's program has different themes and target audiences. The major themes, over the five days of the event, include:

- OpenAIRE services and guidelines for repositories: EOSC and the future;

- Open Science in practice: requirements in H2020 and Horizon Europe and OpenAIRE services;

- Management and data opening policies: repositories, management plans, FAIR data, legal and cost issues;

- Implementation of Open Science Policies by funders and in research institutions;

- Community of practice for Open Science trainers: OpenAIRE needs, challenges and resources.

The contents to be covered in each session, as well as their recipients, can be found at this link.

About OpenAIRE

OpenAIRE is an European open science infrastructure that aims to transform science communication towards openness and transparency, in addition to facilitating innovative ways of communicating and monitoring research. Its mission is linked to the mission of the European Commission, in order to provide unlimited open and barrier-free access to publicly funded research results in Europe.

OpenAIRE participates in the alignment of policies for the implementation of Open Science, bringing together a network of 34 National Open Access Desks; provides open science and interoperability services; makes the link between the research results and their creators; in addition to monitoring open science. It also provides training for open science for public policy makers, researchers, content providers; helps the building of global bridges for open science from Europe and contributes to facilitate innovation in open science. Learn more about OpenAIRE's mission and vision.

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Sign up here for the OpenAIRE Portugal Week.

Registrations are made specifically for each session.