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Ineke Wessel

Open science can enhance research quality and collaboration

Date:10 February 2020
Author:Giulia Trentacosti
“Whenever I make something open – be it my data or methodology – I am always a bit nervous before I click the button." Interview with Dr Ineke Wessel, associate professor in Experimental Psychopathology at the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences.
Margreet Nieborg

Meet Margreet Nieborg, publishing consultant for University of Groningen Press

Date:09 February 2020
Author:Josca Westerhof
Margreet Nieborg is publishing consultant for University of Groningen Press (UGP). UGP supports UG editors and authors in making digital academic journals and books available open access. What do researchers use UGP for? Read the interview with Margreet.
Request-a-copy feature in UG research database

Request-a-copy successfully launched

Date:20 January 2020
The University of Groningen (UG) research database has an exciting new feature: request-a-copy. Users of the research database can request the full text of publications that are not freely downloadable due to a temporary or permanent embargo.
Stefania Barzeva and Yoram Kunkels receive the first SHARE Open Science Award

The first SHARE Open Science Award

Date:06 January 2020
On 14 November 2019, Research Institute SHARE organized its yearly Research Day around the theme of IMPACT. One of the highlights of the day was the presentation of the first SHARE Open Science Award.
Open Science symposium UG

Recap: Open Science symposium at the UG

Date:12 December 2019
During this year’s International Open Access Week, the UG University Library organized a symposium on Open Science Research Practices. Open Science is about improving the way in which we do science and about moving towards a more open and inclusive research culture.
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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