Post-doctoral Opportunity in Psychology

Department: Psychology Institution: Macquarie University • Salary Package: Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Level A), from $91,991 (step 6) to $98,588 (step 8) p.a., plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading • Appointment Type: fixed term until 15 December 2023. Part-time (2.5 days per week) • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location...

Associate Professor / Professor – Art History and Curatorship – Mexico

The Department of Literature, Humanities, and Art History at Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, is receiving applications for a full-time teaching position in the Bachelor of Art History and... of Literature, Humanities, and Art History.   Recruitment Process If the request is considered pertinent, a personal interview with the applicant...

Research Fellow – School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music – United Kingdom

Position Details School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music, College of Arts and Law Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK Grade 7 Part time -... a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts...

Associate Professor / Professor – First Language Teaching – Mexico

The Department of Literature, Humanities, and Art History at Universidad de las Americas Puebla is receiving applications for a full-time teaching position in the area of First Language teaching.....   The tasks s/he will perform will be the following: Teaching four courses per semester both in the First Language Area...

Darwin brokered other publications

"Roughly half of Darwin’s contributions to Nature were transcripts (with due credit) of reports and findings sent to him. The writers of the letters were from Brazil, the United States, Peru and Poland. ..." Source: Darwin brokered other publications

Repositories for academic products/outputs: Latin… | F1000Research

Abstract:  Open access policies have been progressing since the beginning of this century. Important global initiatives, both public and private, have set the tone for what we understand by open access. The emergence of tools and web platforms for open access (both legal and illegal) have placed the focus of...

New funds needed to cover open-access costs

"The international Plan S research-funder consortium cOAlition S proposes that institutional libraries should transition from subscription to ‘pure publish’ deals with open-access journals by 2024 (see Nature 572, 586; 2019). However, the coalition represents just 16 European funding agencies and 3 international charity foundations. Many other European funders are not in a...

Characteristics of mental health trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov – ScienceDirect

Abstract:  The ClinicalTrials.gov registry was established in 2000 to address concerns about publication bias and public access to information about clinical trials. We aimed to evaluate differences between for-profit and non-profit sponsors of efficacy mental health trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov on key trial characteristics that relate to data integrity. We also...

A new era for research publication: Will Open Access become the norm? – Hotta – – Journal of Diabetes Investigation – Wiley Online Library

"This new challenge [Plan S] causes some concerns to us. This program is unlikely to be equivalent between Europe and the United States8). because key US federal agencies such as National Institute of Health (NIH), mandate a ‘green’ Open Access policy, whereby articles in subscription journals are automatically made available...

A turning point is a time for reflection

Crossref strives for balance. Different people have always wanted different things from us and, since our founding, we have brought together diverse organizations to have discussions—sometimes contentious—to agree on how to help make scholarly communications better. Being inclusive can mean slow progress, but we’ve been able to advance by being...

On ZTC, OER, and a More Expansive View

"Regardless of whether you feel a stronger affinity with the ZTC [zero textbook cost] camp or the OER camp, there is something we should all strive to remember. Our primary priority should neither be minimizing cost nor maximizing pedagogical flexibility. Our primary priority should be increasing student learning, and our efforts to...

Open Science and Research Results Exploitation: friends or foes?

"Have questions about Open Data, Open Science and research results exploitation? Join this OpenAIRE and EOSC-hub webinar that will cover Horizon 2020 rules and good practices approaches to addressing these issues in Consortium Agreements and Data Management Plans. It will also specifically cover the issues of concern between Open Science...

Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian

"The UAA/APU Consortium Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, flexible, highly productive, and technologically adept candidate to join us in the role of OER Librarian. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and a passion for student success and equitable access to education/information. This Librarian will promote and facilitate adoption...

Pieejamas semināra “Pētniecības infrastruktūras un pakalpojumi: atvērtās zinātnes iespējas” prezentācijas

The international seminar “Research Infrastructures and Services: Open Science Practice” was held at the University of Latvia Center for Humanities and Social Sciences in Riga o 5 November 2019. It was attended by researchers from Latvian universities and research institutes, research project managers and coordinators, doctoral students, administrative staff, research...

Petition · Right to share publications · Change.org

"As scientists and scholars, we create the intellectual content that appears in APA [American Psychological Association] Journals. We conduct the research, write the papers and review the work at no cost to your journals. We also edit your journals for minimal income. This makes the academic publication system incredibly profitable...

Adoptive Repositories – Canadian Association of Research Libraries

"Most institution-based repositories are managed by the university libraries. Some researchers, however, may work at institutions that do not currently have a local institutional repository to which copies of their research may be submitted. To help remedy this situation, nine Canadian university libraries welcome publications from researchers in their province or region...

‘Location-specific’ blocks on journal access could be OA ‘interim solution’ | Times Higher Education (THE)

"Restricting ability to view open-access journal articles in nations that have not reciprocated with policies to remove paywalls could provide an incentive to aid the global spread of open access, according to a European Commission expert. Jean-Claude Burgelman, the European Commission’s open access envoy, said – speaking in a personal capacity – that one of...

Disrupting the subscription journals’ business model for the necessary large-scale transformation to open access :: MPG.PuRe

Abstract:  This paper makes the strong, fact-based case for a large-scale transformation of the current corpus of scientific subscription journals to an open access business model. The existing journals, with their well-tested functionalities, should be retained and developed to meet the demands of 21st century research, while the underlying payment streams...