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Open access publication in the spotlight: July 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (July) - 'Do households prefer to move up or down the urban hierarchy during an economic crisis?'  

Date:02 July 2021
Author:Open Access Team
In this months' open access article in the spotlight, authors Eveline van Leeuwen (Wageningen University) and Viktor Venhorst (Faculty of Spatial Sciences, UG) investigate whether Dutch households prefer to move up or down the urban hierarchy during an economic crisis.
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UG/UMCG authors falling prey to fraudulent/predatory publishing practices

Date:21 June 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti & Peter Braun
UG and UMCG authors unfortunately sometimes fall prey to predatory publishing behaviour. In this post, we outline four cases - anonymously - in the hope that this will help others avoid similar circumstances in the future.
Open access publication in the spotlight: June 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (June) - 'How Soccer Scouts identify Talented Players'

Date:15 June 2021
Author:Open Access Team
As EURO 2020 has just kicked off, we place the spotlight on the article 'How Soccer Scouts identify Talented Players,' which was written by various UG authors from the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences and Faculty of Medical Sciences.
Grants Week 2021

Recap: Open Science Workshop during Grants Week

Date:28 May 2021
Author:Open Access Team
In a workshop during this year's Grants Week, participants learned about the new open access publishing platform Open Research Europe (ORE) and the commitment of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to open science.
Open Access Publication in the Spotlight: May 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (May) - 'Data-driven Measures to mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 in South America'

Date:26 May 2021
Author:Open Access Team
This month we place the spotlight on the article "Data-driven measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-10 in South America". Authors Taís Fernanda Blauth and Oskar Gstrein are both affiliated to the Data Research Centre at Campus Fryslân.
Open Access Publication in the Spotlight: April 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (April) - 'The Human Corpse as Aesthetic-Therapeutic'

Date:19 April 2021
Author:Open Access Team
The article for the month of April 2021 is titled "The human corpse as aesthetic-therapeutic". It was written by Brenda Mathijssen, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Culture and Religion at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.
Alma Erenstein, Funding Officer at the Faculty of Law

An interview with Alma Erenstein, Funding Officer (Faculty of Law)

Date:12 April 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
Alma Erenstein works as a Funding Officer at the Faculty of Law. In her role she supports and advises researchers who are preparing funding applications. We asked her about her role as a funding officer how developments in the field of open science affect the grant application process. 
Open Access Publication in the Spotlight: March 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (March) - 'Green and Just? An Update on the European Green Deal'

Date:23 March 2021
Author:Open Access Team
This month we put the spotlight on the publication "Green and Just? An Update on the ‘European Green Deal’". It was written by Ruven Fleming and Romain Mauger (Faculty of Law), who are both engaged in the research programme Law on Energy and Sustainability.
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Which Creative Commons licence should I choose?

Date:17 February 2021
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
'Which licence should I choose?’ is one of the most frequently asked questions in our open access support inbox. In this blog post, we take you through the fundamentals of Creative Commons licences and provide some suggestions to select the appropriate licence for your work.
Open access publication in the spotlight: February 2021

Open Access Publication in the Spotlight (February) - 'Automated Device for Continuous Stirring while Sampling in Liquid Chromatography'

Date:15 February 2021
Author:Open Access Team
The article for this month is titled “Automated device for continuous stirring while sampling in liquid chromatography systems.” It was written by various co-authors from the Center for Systems Chemistry, which is part of the Stratingh Institute (Faculty of Science and Engineering).
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