Open Access Week 2021

Want to learn more about Open Access? Join the events organized by Norwegian institutions and organizations at Open Access Week.

International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. The event is celebrated by individuals, institutions and organizations across the world. Here, we have gathered some of the events organized by Norwegian actors, including the Centre for Digital Life Norway. 

The webinars before lunch are part of a collaboration between UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway, joined by the national node of Research Data Alliance (RDA). You can find more information and sign up for the individual webinars below or here.

Centre for Digital Life Norway, in collaboration with NORA, are organizing an Open Access special edition of the Digital breakfast Friday 29th.

In addition, local programs are also arranged after lunch (to be updated):

Monday 25th of October: Open Science is the new normal

UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway:

10:00-11:30 NFR/Horizon Europe: Open Science is the new normal
In this event, representatives from both the Research Council and Horizon Europe will present the Open science requirements that researchers have to comply with and how to meet them.


Tuesday 26th of October: Licensing research data and Data Management

Common program for UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway:

10:00-11:30 Lisenser for deling og gjenbruk av forskningsdata (in Norwegian)
Hvordan dele forskningsdata? Hva må du tenke på når du velger lisens ved publisering av data? Hvordan deler man egentlig så åpent som mulig, og så lukket som nødvendig?


Wednesday 27th of October: Sharing of research data

Common program for UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway:

10:00-11:30 How to share qualitative data: videos and interviews
The topic for this event will be how to navigate the landscape of qualitative open data and GDPR based on experiences from researchers and NSD (Norwegian centre for research data).

10:00-11:00 Get your ducks in a row - steps for sharing of sensitive data (including human genetic data)
ELIXIR Norway: What are the different steps you have to consider if you plan to share quantitative sensitive data, including human genetic data?

Discipline-specific research data infrastructures - organized by UiB Library Research Data Team (sign up):

14:00-14:20 ELIXIR Norway, Life sciences (Korbinian Bösl)
14:20-14:40 CESSDA, Social sciences (Morten Jakobsen)
14:45-15:05 Clarino, Language research (Rune Kyrkjebø)
15:05-15:25 Bjerknes Climate Data Centre, Climate research (Rocio Castano Primo)


Thursday 28th of October: Open Access publishing

Common program for UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway:

10:00-11:30 Nivå X: Berører nye publiseringsmodeller forskningskvaliteten? (in Norwegian)
Hva innføringen av et nytt nivå i kanalregisteret betyr for nåtidens og fremtidens kvalitetssikringssystemer.

ELIXIR Norway:

13:00 - 14:00 Deposition databases and data brokering for Life Sciences

Within the molecular life-sciences, we recommend to use the ELIXIR deposition databases (EDDs) to ensure that the data is publicly accessible under FAIR conditions. ELIXIR Norway supports and facilitates submission of non-sensitive data to EDDs on behalf of the users.


Friday 29th of October: Diamond Open Access

ELIXIR Norway and Centre for Digital Life Norway:

08:30 - 09:30 Digital frukost: Critical reflection on open life science – then, now, future

Open science holds the promise for more accessible and responsible research and innovation. But the ambition is not without challenges. During this breakfast, we discuss the past, present and future status of Open Science in the life sciences.

Common program for UiB, UiT, HVL, UiS, NTNU, USN, INN, UiO and ELIXIR Norway:

10:00-11:30 Diamonds are forever. On the benefits and challenges of Diamond Open Access publishing. 
What is the way forward for institutional journal publishing, in Norway and internationally?


Published Oct. 7, 2021 2:18 PM - Last modified Oct. 13, 2021 11:00 AM