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Sunday, November 15 • 10:15 - 10:30
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In this session the projects spoken about will be:

- Daniel Mietchen/RIO Journal
Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO Journal) is an open science platform that encourages the publication of all stages of the research lifecycle, from initial ideas to any research outcomes they have triggered, such as research proposals, data, software, research articles or PhD theses.

RIO allows for collaboration and peer review before and after publication and avoids most of the delays incurred by traditional non-open peer review methods. Documents published in RIO are readable for both humans and machines and tagged not just by research fields but also by relevance to societal challenges. 

See here: http://riojournal.com/

- Antonin Delpeuch / Dissemin
Millions of papers are still locked behind paywalls. Many could have been made available by their authors in a repository, given the self-archiving policy of their publisher.

Dissemin spots these papers and helps their authors upload them quickly to mature and visible repositories such as Zenodo, Figshare or arXiv.

We are also working with universities to help them implement open access policies that recognize existing repositories (and hence avoid using a single institutional repository).

The project is non-profit, the platform open source and improving at a fast pace. Join us! 

See here: dissem.in

- Neo Christopher Chung / OpenGlobalHealth
While global health involves large data to infer population-level behaviors and to inform policy makers, we are less inclined to share the underlying data due to patient confidentiality, national laws, and data novelty. Complex relationships with donors and legal requirements to keep critical patient data within a given country require novel ways to make global health research more evidence-driven, reproducible, and transparent. We could realize this goal by developing simulation/anonymization tools, enabling easy implementation of interactive visualization, and advocating policy changes. 

- Jesse Spaulding / Thinklab

Thinklab is a grand experiment in extreme openness. We've built a platform for researchers to openly share their research grant proposals, and for reviewers to earn recognition (and money) publicly sharing feedback. To rapidly compel adoption of open practices, we are partnering with science funders to create new incentives. First, we help funders create grants programs that require open proposals. Second, we help funders create "Reviewer Rewards" pools that reward scientists everywhere for openly sharing feedback -- both on the proposals themselves and the resulting research projects. 

See here: http://thinklab.com

- Slobodan / Open Access Academy 

In general students and early stage researchers (ESRs) know little about publishing and even less about Open Access (OA) publishing. In February 2015 we survey students and ESRs about OA publishing. We have results from 1000+ participants showing that than 28% haven’t heard of OA publishing, 87% haven’t received training on OA publishing but 89% would like training or guidance on OA publishing. Similar surveys in Germany and Serbia show similarly high numbers. These figures were clear call to action to provide resources, support and advice for students and ESRs in their journey from writing to publishing papers. The goal of this project, the Open Access Academy (OAA), is creating a portal for students and ESRs that will provide all necessary information about OA publishing. 

See here: http://oaacademy.org/ 

Sunday November 15, 2015 10:15 - 10:30 CET
Thon Conference Centre - Main Room

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