Celsius 2014 science//society seminar

Thursday-Friday, 30-31 January 2014, 1838 Club, Dublin City University

Thursday, 30 January, 6.00-7.30pm               Who’s afraid of open access?

Alma Swan, Convenor of Enabling Open Scholarship, an international network of universities committed to open scholarship; Director of Advocacy, SPARC Europe (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), an alliance of academic libraries promoting open scholarly communication

Patricia Clarke, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Research Board; Co-chair, National Steering Committee on Open Access

Alessandro Delfanti, Research fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada; Author, Biohackers – the politics of open science (Pluto Press 2013)

Chair: Brian Trench, Celsius group, Dublin City University

Friday, 31 January 10-11.45am                       Open laboratories and citizen science

Linda Davies, Research Fellow in Urban Ecology, Imperial College London; Director of OPAL (Open Air Laboratories)


Panel of open science/citizen science practitioners, including

David McKeown (UCD, Science Hack Day)         

Karin Dubsky (Coastwatch Europe)

Lynn Scarff (Science Gallery)


Chair: Padraig Murphy, Celsius group, Dublin City University

Friday 12.00-12.45pm                                     Towards an open research university

Rick Holliman, Champion for Public Engagement with Research, Open University, UK: Towards an open research university – reflections on a programme of institutional change

Chair: Padraig Murphy, Celsius group, Dublin City University

Event Date: 

Thursday, January 30, 2014 to Friday, January 31, 2014, 08 - 18