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19.10.2022

Open Science As Part of a Well-Functioning Research System

Science Europe and its members support Open Science as part of a well-functioning research system. This paper sets the direction for an open and seamless collaboration between research actors and involvement of societal parties where relevant.

01.07.2022

Science Europe 2021 Annual Report

For Science Europe, 2021 was a very important year: the association celebrated its 10th year of existence. Founded in 2011, it has grown into a respected and influential voice in the European research policy debate. Moreover, we published a new Strategy Plan for 2021–2026, which maps our collective objectives and sets a specific yet flexible action framework over the next five years.

06.05.2022

First Diamond Open Access Community Webinar

Together with cOAlition S, OPERAS, and ANR, Science Europe organised the first webinar for the organisations and individuals who endorsed the 'Action Plan for Diamond Open Access'. Since its launch, it has been endorsed by over 80 organisations and more than 50 individuals.

07.04.2022

Interview with Thierry Damerval

Thierry Damerval is the President and CEO of the French National Research Agency (ANR), as well as a Member of the Science Europe Governing Board. Secretary Lidia Borrell-Damián spoke with him on 15 March in relation to the French Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of the year.

02.03.2022

Action Plan for Diamond Open Access

Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and the French National Research Agency (ANR) present an Action Plan to further develop and expand a sustainable, community-driven Diamond OA scholarly communication ecosystem.

02>02 Feb. 2022

Diamond Open Access

Science Europe, cOAlition S, OPERAS, and ANR organised a workshop to discuss best practices, develop the central elements of ‘Diamond’ Open Access, and adopt an Action Plan to be presented at the Open Science European Conference on 4–5 February 2022.

31.05.2021

New Science Europe Working Group on Open Science

The Science Europe General Assembly adopted the creation of a new working group on Open Science (WG OS) to develop a comprehensive approach towards the topic. WG OS will provide a platform to bring together the Open Science aspects embedded in all activities of Science Europe. It will also broaden the scope of our work in the area, to fulfill the objectives described in the new Science Europe Strategy and Multi-annual Action Plan.

25.05.2021

Joint Statement on Empowering Researchers in Open Access

Released in partnership with CESAER and the European University Association (EUA) this joint statement outlines how all publishers must fully respect researchers’ rights by providing clarity and transparency on Open Access.

10.05.2021

Briefing Paper on Open Access Monitoring

This briefing paper aims to support decision makers at research organisations and research funders to develop new monitoring exercises or assess and improve existing processes to measure the Open Access status of publications.

 

09.03.2021

The OA Diamond Journals Study

Science Europe and cOAlition S publish an in-depth report and recommendations arising from a study of community-driven Open Access journals across the world that are free for readers and authors, usually referred to as 'OA diamond journals'.

08.04.2020

Workshop Report on Digital Transformation in Scholarly Communication

The 20 and 21 November 2019 Science Europe Workshop on Digital Transformation in Scholarly Communication explored how new possibilities and technologies provided by the digital transformation can impact the future of the scholarly publication process.

26.09.2019

Briefing Paper on Open Access to Academic Books

So far, much of the focus of the transition towards Open Access has been on scholarly and scientific articles. However, a significant number of disciplines, notably – but not only – within the Social Sciences, the Arts, and the Humanities produce and heavily use books. This briefing paper identifies the key issues at stake in implementing a policy of Open Access to academic books, and outlines recommendations for different stakeholder groups to facilitate and accelerate such a policy.

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