Author Archives: Paul Ayris

Realising the European Open Science Cloud – first report from the High Level Expert Group

11 October saw the publication of the Commission’s High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), which can be found here. The Recommendations provide a solid starting point for further reflection and engagement of scientific user communities, research funders and Member States in the making of this global initiative. The EOSC aims to accelerate and support the current transition to more effective […]

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European Open Science Cloud draft report: “A Cloud on the 2020 Horizon”

On 20 June 2016 the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on the European Open Science Cloud, of which I am a member, published its draft Report. This is the product of months of deliberation and discussion amongst the Group’s international membership. The aim of the Report is to look at the emerging concept of Open Research (known rather confusingly in English as Open Science) […]

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1st LEARN Workshop: London (January 29th 2016)

29 January 2016 saw the first LEARN Workshop take place in Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, London. LEARN is an EU-funded project, led by UCL Library Services, on the topic of research data management. 83 registered delegates attended the day from the UK, the continent of Europe and Santiago in Chile. Attenders were librarians and IT staff, researchers, research funders, and research organisations. The LEARN project partners […]

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