February 1st to 5th 2016
Olhão, Portugal
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Open Science

Workshop: Advantages of Open Science to research career

This half day training workshop will draw on expertise from the FP7 FOSTER Consortium and provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to Open Science covering four key topics:

  • What is Open Science;

  • How to publish and how to select the right channels in Open Science;

  • Hands-on practical tips and personal testemonials from practioners;

  • Demand driven extras: insights on Open Science


  • participants will gain an understanding of what Open Science is and how it can benefit their research and career opportunities

  • participants will learn where and how to submit open access publications and data in open access journals or open access repositories

Participants should prepare/bring:

  • register a profile with ORCID.org;

  • bring a laptop to test approaches;

  • pre-prints of all research publications.


09:00 Introductions & motivation for attending the course
09:15 What is Open Science, Career Benefits, and relevance to Competitive Research Grants, Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER Consortium)
10:15 Break
10:30 Research Data Management planning demo, Joy Davidson @jd162a, DCC (UK) via webinar
11:00 Research Software publishing demo based on Ecopath with Ecosim, Ekin Akoglu, Trieste (IT) via webinar
11:30 Open Science collection of all your Research, demo based on Zenodo.org, Lars Holm Nielsen @larshankat, CERN via webinar

Q&A post-event can follow through on Twitter via @fosterscience or directly to the speakers @OAforClimate, @jd162a, @larshankat
or follow the conversation online via #IAmAnOpenScientistBecause and #OpenSci4Doc

Advantages of Open Science to research career is scheduled for the morning session on Tuesday 2nd February 2016.

Trainer: Dr. Ivo Grigorov

Dr. Ivo Grigorov (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark) is a trained marine scientist, currently managing a portfolio of EC-funded marine research projects. He advocates for applying Ocean Literacy and Open Science principles to marine research for the benefit of peer-reviewed authors and boosting research impact and results re-use generated by research projects, leading to better return on investment for funder (www.fosteropenscience.eu).

Source: ResearchGate