Open Science Day 2024

Open Science Day 2024 680 570 Open and Universal Science (OPUS) Project

On May 6, 2024, KU Leuven is set to host its annual Open Science Day, a pivotal event where the university’s esteemed researchers converge to delve into the realm of Open Science. This gathering serves as a platform for sharing experiences, insights, and visions regarding the evolving landscape of scientific inquiry. Scheduled from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM, the event will take place at the Thermotechnical Institute, specifically in the Machinezaal & Aula 2de Hoofdwet.

Fostering Openness and Collaboration

The essence of Open Science revolves around transparency, accessibility, and collaboration. At KU Leuven’s Open Science Day, these principles are celebrated as researchers from diverse backgrounds – spanning PhD students to seasoned professors – come together to illuminate the path toward a more open and collaborative research culture.

Engaging Discussions and Insights

Central to the event’s agenda is an array of enlightening discussions and presentations. Participants can expect a vibrant Open Science fair featuring posters and demos showcasing the innovative endeavors undertaken by KU Leuven researchers. Additionally, a distinguished panel will engage in a spirited debate on the role of early career researchers and their mentors in navigating the shifting landscape of Open Science.

Keynote Addresses

Renowned scholars will take the stage to deliver keynote addresses, offering invaluable perspectives on critical facets of Open Science. Paul Wouters will delve into the realm of responsible metrics, shedding light on the significance of ethical and transparent evaluation practices. Following this, Toma Susi will underscore the importance of recognizing and rewarding good research practices, emphasizing integrity and excellence in scholarly pursuits.

A Platform for Exchange and Collaboration

Beyond the formal sessions, the Open Science Day provides a conducive environment for networking and collaboration. Researchers will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, forge new collaborations, and glean insights from peers across various disciplines. Such interactions are fundamental to fostering a culture of openness, diversity, and innovation within the academic community.

Towards a Brighter Future

As the day draws to a close, participants will convene for a reception, reflecting on the day’s discussions and charting the course for the future of Open Science at KU Leuven and beyond. The event’s proceedings will be published on PubPub, ensuring that the insights and outcomes are accessible to the broader academic community.

Join the Conversation

For those eager to embrace the principles of Open Science and contribute to its advancement, KU Leuven’s Open Science Day is an unmissable opportunity. Registration is free but mandatory, with the deadline set for April 30, 2024. Together, let us embark on a journey towards a more open, collaborative, and impactful future for research.

Mark Your Calendar:

  • Date: May 6, 2024
  • Time: 1:30 PM – 7:00 PM
  • Location: Thermotechnical Institute, Machinezaal & Aula 2de Hoofdwet, KU Leuven

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this transformative event. Register now and be a catalyst for change in the realm of scientific inquiry!

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