Plan S requires publications funded by public grants to be published in Open Access journals or platforms from 2021. An international symposium, organised by the AE Cardiff Hub with KU Leuven Libraries, assesses the impact of Plan S on researchers, research-intensive institutions, societies and publishers.
Academia Europaea’s Translational Medicine project took a big step forward last week (23rd – 24th September 2019), when its Consensus Workshop on ‘Frontiers in Translational Medicine’ took place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest.
Following an Asthma UK meeting hosted by the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub last year, Asthma UK has released a new report Asthma still kills: Urgent priorities for the international research community to treat, prevent and cure asthma.
Ukraine is one of the poorest countries in Europe (according to the official GDP/capita figures) and is furthermore engaged in a war in the eastern part of the country, defending itself against a formidable aggressor state. In spite of these challenges, scientific work of high quality continues. One of the strongest scientific societies in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Physiological Society, held its 20th Congress in Kiev at the famous Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, from 27 – 30 May 2019, supported by Academia Europaea and UNESCO. The festive Opening Session of the Congress included colourful displays and impressive performances of Ukrainian folk songs.
The Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub was delighted to support the international conference, Sovereignty in a global perspective. The event, held by Professor Christopher Smith MAE, took place at the University of St Andrews on 29th-30th April 2019.
The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality. Yet, what does it mean for the future of research? Join us for this international event at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities, learned societies, academies and publishers.
Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Academic Director of the Academia Europaea – Cardiff University Knowledge Hub and Vice-President of Academia Europaea, visited Jinan University in Guangzhou, China last week. Jinan University is one of the oldest and largest (~50000 students) Universities in China, dating back to the Qing Dynasty and belongs to the elite group of “211 Project Universities” as well the more recently established category of “Double First Class Disciplines Universities”.
The AE Cardiff Hub and the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) have entered a collaboration agreement with the aim of working together more closely and enhancing operational effectiveness.
The AE Cardiff Hub was delighted to be invited to the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance launch event which took place in Cardiff University’s Main Building Council Chamber on 25th March 2019.