Open Access Week; who takes the plunge?

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Who takes the plunge?

Debate led by Gerard Meijer et al., with moderation by Martijn van Calmthout, scientific editor Volkskrant. Registration required 

Date:                  Monday 19 October 2015
Time:                 12:00 to 14:00 hrs.
Location:           De Refter side room, Radboud University
Organisation:   Radboud Reflects and Radboud University



The perspective of the researcher, editor in-chief and university administrator. 

This year, the international Open Access Week kicks off with a RU/VSNU debate ‘Who takes the plunge?’.  During this debate, president of the Radboud University Executive Board Gerard Meijer, editor-in-chief Johan Rooryck, researcher Sarah de Rijcke, and PhD student Machteld van Egmond will shed light on the matter, each from their own perspective. What are the advantages and drawbacks of open access and what does it take to make the system work?

You are more than welcome to join the discussion and give your anonymous opinion using a voting device. The discussion will be held in English. Admission is free, but don't forget to register here. Lunch will be provided from 11:30 – 12:00 hrs.

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