TU Delft Open Science

Seminar: Publish for Influence

Wednesday 11 October - On 1 November 2017 the Seminar 'Publish for Influence' will take place at Erasmus University Rotterdam (13:00 - 16:30h). This seminar will bring together experts who will share their views on publishing, visibility and impact – be it academic, societal and economic, on the importance of ‘being open’, and about ways and methods for measuring impact. The seminar will take place as part of the international Open Access week 2017. It is organised by LDE: Leiden, Delft, Erasmus and is sponsored by OpenAire. The venue is the Erasmus University, Burg Oudlaanlaan 40, Van der Groot Building, Room M1-19. Please Register.

First keynote OE Global announced

Wednesday 27 September - The first keynote speaker for OE Global 2018 has been announced this week. Erin McKiernan will speak about the intersection of open research and open education. OE Global 2018 will be hosted by TU Delft, in Delft, the Netherlands between 24 and 26 April 2018. Learn more

Read the ‘National Plan and You’ report

Tuesday 22 August - The first national meeting on Open Science for researchers on 29 May 2017 was a great opportunity for researchers working in the Netherlands to give their opinion on the goals of the Dutch ‘National Plan Open Science’. Researchers had the chance to let politicians, funders and administrators know what researchers really need to make Open Science work for them. Read the full report (pdf).

TU Delft to host OE Global 2018 

Monday 19 June - The annual conference OE Global will be hosted by TU Delft from 24-26 April 2018. The annual conference attracts a global audience involved in Open Education. This years theme will be 'Transforming Education through open approaches. Website and call for proposals are now open. Read more

Perspectives on Openness

Wednesday 19 April - Rosanne Hertzberger (1984) is a microbiologist, alumnus of Delft University and Leiden University, with a PhD from University of Amsterdam. Recently she shared her perspective on Openness in Science. Read more

Where is ‘open’ taking us?

Wednesday 12 April - On 31 March, a lively debate took place during the Open Science Seminar, hosted by TU Delft in occasion of this Year of Open. The seminar provided a forum for TU Delft instructors and researcher to look at openness through the entire science cycle and to reflect on what circulating knowledge by sharing, reusing and collaborating meant to them in their daily jobs. The presentations and recordings are available online. Read more 

2017: Year of Open

Tuesday 17 Jan - “The world is facing challenges that our university of technology alone cannot meet.” With these words, Rector Magnificus Karel Luyben announced the TU Delft Open Science programme at the Dies Natalis 2016. Now, in 2017, the year that the Open Education Consortium has declared ‘The Year of Open’, we are taking another step forward. The aim is to raise awareness among scientists, lecturers, administrators, and students about the importance of open science. Read more

Dutch National Plan for Open Science

Thursday 19 Jan - To realise the Open Science ambitions the State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science has asked a broad coalition of parties, including TU Delft, to draw up a National Plan for Open Science, describing the actions that need to be taken in the Netherlands to realise these ambitious targets. Read More


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