News and events


Increasing Gender Equality in Academia: Eurodoc’s contribution to the…

11.07.2022

Eurodoc strengthened its commitment to the topic of gender equality by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Community of Practice (CoP) “Strategies for Sustainable Gender…
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New resources available on the EOSC Portal!

12.06.2022

Around 22 resources have been made available on the EOSC portal. Researchers from many different fields can benefit from the newly available resources, which range from historical archives, open…
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Collaboration drives success for leading science nations

11.05.2022

The ‘Big 5’ countries in the Nature Index share a passion for partnership as linchpins of the global research landscape in this article.
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FAIR and AI-ready scientific datasets

12.04.2022

To enable the reusability of massive scientific datasets by humans and machines, researchers aim to adhere to the principles of findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability (FAIR)…
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Why to use community repositories?

16.03.2022

Do you need to share data? You can use community repositories! The reasons why community repositories are optimal to deposit your data are summarized in the article Community repositories: the best…
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Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) of the European Open Science…

04.02.2022

The Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) provides a clear roadmap over the next seven years to achieve the EOSC vision and objectives, namely to deliver an operational “Web of FAIR…
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RETHINKING RESEARCH ASSESSMENT: 7 SOURCES OF BIAS TO WATCH OUT FOR AT YOUR…

25.01.2022

Recognizing the signs of systemic bias is key to ensuring that hiring, promotion and tenure decisions are fair for everyone. Read the article at Nature Index 
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European Commission publishes scoping report on research assessment

03.01.2022

The European Commission published a scoping report summarizing the outcomes of extensive consultations with European and international stakeholders, that took place from March to November 2021. The…
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Publishing in elite journals is no guarantee for tenure

07.12.2021

Research by a team of US neuroscientists is intended to debunk widely believed myths that prestigious grants or publication in top-flight journals were necessary to obtain a tenure-track position.…
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HOW ORION HELPED CEITEC TO BOOST INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE MANAGEMENT TOWARDS OPEN…

11.11.2021

​Open ScienceChange management is a very important topic for many organisations, especially if they aim for progress and excellence. Whereas managing change in the corporate world is very common and…
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Involving society in science: Reflections on meaningful and impactful…

11.11.2021

The publication ‘Involving society in science: Reflections on meaningful and impactful stakeholder engagement in fundamental research’ was recently published in EMBO reports (10.15252/embr…
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ORION: Engaging the public in science through dialogue and co-creation

08.07.2021

Read the article Engaging the public in science through dialogue and co-creation  on ORION website.
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Engaging the public in science through dialogue and co-creation - Future of…

29.06.2021

During the session "Engaging the public in science through dialogue and co-creation" at the Future of SciComm conference on 25 June 2021, ORION team showcased a range of innovative methods and…
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What are the advantages of a podcast for communicating about Open Science? -…

23.06.2021

The ORION Open Science Podcast started as a way to communicate with new audiences. For science to be open, information has to be accessible, and taking advantage of this unique audio medium was too…
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Open Research Europe is Officially Launched and First Submissions are Live

06.04.2021

On March 24th, the European Commission officially launched Open Research Europe. The #OpenAccess publishing platform helps Horizon Europe and Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to publish their research…
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Eurodoc Input on UNESCO Open Science Recommendation

06.04.2021

Eurodoc contributed to the ‘UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science’. Paving the way for concerted action by governments and institutions, UNESCO involved all relevant parties to form a global…
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How altmetrics could help level the playing field for women in STEM

01.04.2021

Traditional measures of success favour male researchers. Altmetrics could offer an alternative to help democratize academic evaluation. More information in Nature article
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Webinar Available Online: “Data Management Expert Guide: Why and How to Use It?”

02.03.2021

Last December, Eurodoc Open Science Ambassador Sothearath Seang was invited to speak at the webinar on the Data Management Expert Guide (DMEG), organised by The Consortium of European Social Science…
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Who is Responsible for Transferable Skills and How Can RRI and Open Science…

05.02.2021

In an increasingly competitive job market, transferable skills are of critical importance for the career development of early-career researchers. For the Euroscientist, the official journal of…
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ORION Inspiring Stories

13.01.2021

The first three ORION Inspiring stories have been published on the ORION website
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Open Research Europe is Ready for Submissions

11.01.2021

The European Commission launched its Open Access publishing platform, Open Research Europe, which now accepts article submissions. ORE is expected to cover research in all fields and publishing on…
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Start Preparing Your Research for Submission to Open Research Europe

05.11.2020

The European Commission’s new Open Access publishing platform, Open Research Europe, will open formally for Horizon 2020 article submissions from the end of November 2020. You can start to…
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Eurodoc, MCAA and YAE call on EU institutions to ensure free circulation of…

16.03.2020

The joint statement calling on EU institutions to ensure the right of researchers to share their research findings without embargoes or restrictions has been issued by three organisations…
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Full Report from International Symposium on the Impact of Plan S

09.03.2020

This event was organized by the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub and the KU Leuven Libraries in November 2019. The event included  a panel on the impact of Plan S on early- and mid-career…
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WikiOpenScience: SHERPA/RoMEO

24.10.2019

New article about service SHERPA/RoMEO at WikiOpenScience.
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WikiOpenScience: Microsoft Academic

25.07.2019

New article about Microsoft Academic at WikiOpenScience.
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Arts meet science

04.07.2019

As an artist in residence in the labs at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), the artist Emilia Tikka explored how genome editing tools, such as CRISPR-Cas9, could affect society in…
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ORION grants by JCMM

04.07.2019

Congratulation to MU master student Michaela Kubová (Martin Lysák Research Group from CEITEC MU) who win one of ten ORION grants by JCMM with her innovative project Let’s clean South Moravia from…
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WikiOpenScience: How to recognize predatory journal?

04.07.2019

New article about predatory journals in WikiOpenScience: How to recognize predatory journal?
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ORION Open Science podcast: Open Science and Career Pathways

30.01.2019

The new podcast related to Open Science was published here.Episode summary: In this episode we are discussing researcher career options and how open science can have career benefits. Our…
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Wiley and Projekt DEAL established groundbreaking partnership for Germany

17.01.2019

Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced a partnership agreement with Projekt DEAL. Project DEAL was set up by the Alliance of Science Organisations in Germany representing the vast majority…
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