On behalf of VSNU I attended the one day EUA workshop on Research Assessment on 14 May 2019. In July 2018 EUA launched a roadmap on Research Assessment, especially focused on the transition to open science. Besides that there is a briefing with reflections on Research Assessment within universities, from April 2019. The VSNU launched..
So what are you going to do now? People ask me, now that they know that I am (in the midst of) handing over my role of program manager open access at the VSNU to Darco Jansen. Darco started March 1, and where I had two days available (next to my current position of TU..
These past few weeks I have experienced the difficulty of having different hats. As program manager open access at the VSNU and involved in the negotiations with the (bigger) publishers, I am positive about the recently announced plan of “cOAlition S”. It is helping us in our ambition that publicly-funded scientific publications must be accessible..
On 22 June 2018 I attended a VSNU workshop on “Recognition and appreciation”. One of the speakers was Maarten Steinbuch. He referred to his idea of a 4th generation university. A university that lets “the (local) network create value, so the university is an enabler and motivator”. In his talk he emphasized that to be able..