An EERA working group including Council members and Network representatives is working on this topic in order to develop an EERA strategy on Open Access and Open Science. New initiatives like cOAlition S’ 10 “Plan S Principles” will be taken into account as well as the principles of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), and the core practices and policies outlined by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Various questions and uncertainties surrounding these issues pose concerns to colleagues and Higher Education leadership. Likewise, various institutions, departments, and colleagues have already established good and fruitful practices with some of those issues of “Openness”.
In order to provide a platform for exchange and information the EERA Networks 2. VETNET (Christoph Nägele), 6.Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures (Klaus Rummler), 12.LisNet (Christoph Schindler) and 30. Environmental and Sustainability Education Research (Jonas Lysgaard) launched a set of five different initiatives for ECER 2019 on the topic of “Open Science”: