Empowering graduate students: science dissemination and science communication “in the open”

7 – 8 July 2015

FOSTER* project and the University of Trieste offers joint educational activities targeted to providing PhD students with comprehensive competencies and skills beyond their specific research fields, as part of the requirements for PhD accreditation.

Live streaming: http://media.units.it/live.php/PhDSummerSchool2015.mp4 link will be active from 9AM CET – 7 July 2015


7 July 2015 sponsored by FOSTER

09:00 – 13:00 The default is open: Open Access, Open Science, benefits for young researchers (Alma Swan & Nancy Pontika)

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet

14:00 – 16:00 Open policies: Open Access and Open Data policies, what young researchers can do to promote Open Access (Alma Swan & Nancy Pontika)

8 July 2015 sponsored by FOSTER

09:00 – 12:00 Open Access in Italy (infrastructure, tools, services) and OpenAire (Paola Gargiulo)

11:00 – 13:00 Introduction to Open Research Data (Ignasi Labastida i Juan)

13:00 – 14:00 Buffet

14:00 – 16:00 Data Management Plan (standards, formats, citation, metadata tagging, license, discoverability, curation, preservation) and EU projects (Ignasi Labastida i Juan)


*This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 612425


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