Open Access to Research Publications and Data:

London – 28th June 2016 – 11:00-15:30

Institutions and individuals are responding to increasing funding and regulatory drivers in open access policy. What further change and consolidation can we expect, and how can you plan and prepare?

At this briefing you will hear from our panel and discuss these & other challenges. We will also consider implications for institutions, and share experiences of developing a strategy on the local level.  Find out more 

Confirmed to speak:

•Professor Nick Wright, PVC Research, University of Newcastle & Co-author, Draft Concordat on Open Research Data

•Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE

•Dr Tony Peatfield, Corporate Affairs Director, MRC & Open Access Policy Lead, RCUK

•Dr Simon Kerridge, Director of Research Services, University of Kent & Chair, Association of Research Managers and Administrators

•Liz Jolly, Director, Library and Information Services, Teesside University & Chair, SCONUL

•Adam Farquhar, Head of Digital Scholarship, The British Library

•Rachel Bruce, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, Jisc (Chair)

View the agenda

Key issues to be addressed include:

•Government’s independent advice on Open Access to Research Publications: implications for institutions

•Draft Open Data Concordat: aims and intentions with regards to the UK’s research data

•Considering current & future key issues, risks and threats

•Appraising the UK’s approach to open access and assessing next steps

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About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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