HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? Wrap-up!

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? – Impact of relations and public engagement

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? – Public Engagement

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? – Audience Engagement

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

Short course Stakeholder Engagement for Academic Staff

Are you an early-career or mid-career academic with an interest in increasing the impact of your research or teaching by cooperating with partners outside the university? Then the three-part short course ‘Stakeholder Engagement for academics’ is for you! Partnering with non-profit organizations, policy makers, or companies can add a lot of value to your work….

HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? First video online now!

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

Wanted: interviews with epidemiology researchers

Enhancing open research data sharing and reuse practices in epidemiology Open research data sharing practices differ vastly by field. Epidemiology is one of the fields which may have lower levels of open research data practices compared to others. Research shows that despite the massive amount of Covid-19 related research published in the first five months of the pandemic, only 13.6% of…

Ensuring GLOBAL ACCESS to Open Science Practices: Perspectives from Africa

Open Science, a good thing, no? Utrecht University is among those leading the efforts to promote Open Science, and for good reasons. “The university is convinced that scientific research can contribute to better solutions to complex problems if knowledge is shared as widely and as quickly as possible,” as highlighted in the university’s Strategic Plan…

RDA webinar on research software and reproducibility

Our Danish colleagues are organising an interesting webinar on research software and reproducibility – which is part of a longer series on FAIR code. This webinar will be the last one in a series of webinars about FAIR research software. The Danish and Swedish RDA nodes started a webinar series to bring outputs and the good…

We are looking for new OSCU Faculty Ambassadors!

In the past two years, fantastic Open Science Community Ambassadors from each UU faculty have strengthened our core team. Today, we are happy to announce that we are looking for new OSCU Faculty Ambassadors! We aim to recruit four new ambassadors, one for each of the following faculties:– Geosciences– Law, Economics, and Governance– Science– Veterinary Medicine We are…

KlimaatHelpdesk

The KlimaatHelpdesk was founded in 2020 and has since then seen a great uptake: 200+ questions received, #36 of sustainable Top100 by Trouw, and recently awarded with a NWO Communication Initiative Award. In short: a wonderful example of Open Science. High time for an interview! We’ve asked some questions to Daan Stroeken, Myrthe Leijnse and…

Manifesto on Open Education: Interview with Sicco de Knecht

Recently, a manifesto on Open Education was published by Sicco de Knecht, Martijn van der Meer, Loek Brinkman, Manon Kluijtmans and Frank Miedema. In this interview, Sicco de Knecht sheds some light for us on how teachers can incorporate Open Science in their teaching, and whether Open Science is only relevant for future academics or…