Johan Rooryck shares his priorities for Plan S and his passion for Open Access publishing.
About Johan Rooryck
Johan Rooryck is a researcher, journal editor, and committed advocate of Open Access publishing. He is Professor of French Linguistics at Leiden University (Netherlands). He has over 20 years’ experience as an editor, first as the Executive Editor of Lingua (Elsevier) and since 2015 as the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Fair Open Access journal Glossa: a journal of general linguistics.
He is President of the Quality Open Access Market (QOAM), founding member and President of the Fair Open Access Alliance (FOAA), founding member of Mathematics in Open Access (MathOA) and Psychology in Open Access (PsyOA), founding member and President of Linguistics in Open Access (LingOA), and Member of the Academia Europaea.
The Academia Europaea’s 5th Knowledge Hub launched in Tbilisi (Georgia) in April this year. In an interview with the Hub’s Academic Director and Professor at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, David Prangishvili, we find out about plans for the Hub and the reaction it has received so far.
This month we talk to Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) Dr Mangala Srinivas. Dr Srinivas, of Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, discusses the impact of being awarded an ERC Starting Grant, her role as the Chair of the Young Academy of Europe and why the YAE became involved in the debate on Plan S.
Recently elected Member of Academia Europaea, Professor Peter Hegyi, provides an insight into the importance of Translational Medicine and tells us what he hopes to accomplish through his Frontiers in Translational Medicine Workshop which will be held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest, Hungary in September 2019.
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.
In our latest interview, we ask Professor Theo D’haen MAE, Professor Emeritus at KU Leuven, about his career highlights, the relevance of his research, the role of international collaboration in research and his thoughts on Plan S.
We are delighted to interview Professor Rosalind L Smyth MAE about her work as a clinician and academic at the UCL Great Ormond St Institute of Child Health, her commitment to Open Access and her views on gender equality in science.
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.
In our latest interview, we have the privilege of talking to Astronomer Royal Professor Martin Rees, The Lord Rees of Ludlow, OM, FRS, FREng, FMedSci, FBA (Hon). The internationally renowned cosmologist and astrophysicist talks about how to successfully engage the public with science and gives us an insight into his latest book On the Future: Prospects for Humanity.