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Supporting Open Research in Horizon 2020

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CET)

Supporting Open Research in Horizon 2020

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Supporting Open Research in Horizon 2020

This course will introduce research managers to the concept of open research (including Open Access to publications and Open Data) and its implications for their work. The key requirements for Horizon 2020 projects will be discussed with particular focus on the implications to research of the expansion of the Open Data Pilot. An introduction to developing and reviewing DMPs will be provided and through practical exercises, participants will gain experience in working with real-world examples. Participants will be introduced to useful resources to support open research, as well as case studies and other practical examples.

At the end of the course participants will: 

  • Understand the drivers and benefits of open research and will be able to articulate them to researchers.
  • Understand the requirements of Horizon 2020 and how to support open access to publications and data.
  • Know the key elements of a Data Management Plan and will be able to review plans from a variety of disciplines.
  • Be able to introduce researchers to tools and services that facilitate open research.
  • Know how to discover and select repositories for data publication.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at Librarians, administrators and Information Technology staff with a responsibility for research support, open data and the development of research grant bids.






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Welcome and introductions

Jonathan Rans


Horizon 2020 and Open Research

  • The open access publications mandate
  • Why make data open: benefits and drivers
  • What is required of researchers
  • What does ODP say about opting out?


Sarah Jones


Exercise: Reasons not to make data open

  • What might be reasons for opting out
  • Micro case studies/worked examples






Good practice in managing data

  • Making data open
  • Introducing standards and metadata
  • Introducing repositories for preservation and sharing


Jonathan Rans


Exercise: Selecting a repository using Re3Data

  • Using sample DMP and a laptop






Developing and reviewing Data Management Plans

  • Why develop a DMP?
  • Examples, tools and support
  • Crib sheets for reviewing plans


Sarah Jones


Exercise: Reviewing a data management plan

  • Key components of a DMP
  • What makes a ‘good’ plan
  • How to review researchers’ plans




Demonstration of DMPonline

Sarah Jones


Wrap-up and close


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Bijzondere Collecties, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Oude Turfmarkt 129
1012 GC Amsterdam

Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CET)

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