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Canan Çakirlar

Open science means inclusivity

Date:11 June 2019
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
We interviewed Dr Canan Çakirlar, assistant professor of Zooarcheology at the Faculty of Arts. Canan explains what open science means in archaeology and what the benefits of adopting open research practices are in her field.
Marian Joëls

Openness benefits our research and society

Date:19 February 2019
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
Marian Joëls, Professor of Neurosciences and Dean and board member of the UMCG, discusses her take on open science, research evaluation and her vision for the future of the UMCG.
Martijn Wieling

How can universities support open science?

Date:17 October 2018
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
Martijn Wieling, Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics and Vice-chairman of the Dutch Young Academy, talks about why he thinks open access, open data and open source are the way forward in academic research.
Casper Albers

Open peer review. An interview with Casper Albers

Date:28 March 2018
Casper Albers, Associate Professor of Statistics at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, published an article in PeerJ and chose to make the accompanying review history public. We asked him some questions about (open) peer review.
Faculty of Philosophy

Researchers, take back control over academic publishing!

Date:20 September 2017
Daan Evers and Titus Stahl, two assistant professors at the Faculty of Philosophy, review the importance of books, the relevance of open access for an academic publication strategy, and the advantages and disadvantages of a local open access publisher.
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Three questions for Kees Aarts on The National Plan Open Science

Date:21 March 2017
'In order to get things moving, high ambitions are essential.' This is what Kees Aarts, dean of the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, puts forward, when asked about the ambition of 100% open access in the National Plan Open Science.
Paul Plazier

Open access through the eyes of an early career researcher

Date:21 March 2017
Paul Plazier, PhD candidate at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, is taking his first steps in academic publishing. Paul considers open access as an appealing, yet complex phenomenon. He shares his thoughts on open access with us.
Rink Hoekstra

Open science: everyone in favour, raise your hand

Date:05 October 2016
Openness and transparency are core values in science, says the Peer Reviewers Openness Initiative (PRO Initiative). We spoke to one of their co-founders, Rink Hoekstra, assistant professor at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.
Jules van Rooij

Principles on Open Access Publisher Services

Date:07 April 2016
We asked our local expert Jules van Rooij how he thinks about the principles on Open Access Publisher Services.
stairway Faculty Philosophy

Two philosophers on open access

Date:07 April 2016
Pauline Kleingeld, Professor of Philosophy, and Frank Hindriks, Associate Professor of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, both publish actively in open access. We spoke to them about their views and experiences, focusing particularly on open access in their own field of Philosophy.
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