Webinar on research integrity: supporting early-career researchers in cases of alleged scientific misconduct

Webinar on research integrity: supporting early-career researchers in cases of alleged scientific misconduct


On 22nd March, the AE Cardiff Hub hosted an international webinar on the issue of scientific misconduct and support of early-career researchers in reporting such cases.  A joint event with the Young Academy of Europe, SAPEA and the European Group on Ethics (EGE), it attracted an audience of almost 200 from 33 countries.

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The Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S

The Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S

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.

Dr Matthew DiFranco during the open discussions

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Cardiff Hub starts to debate Plan S, the new European initiative on open-access publishing

Cardiff Hub starts to debate Plan S, the new European initiative on open-access publishing

The Cardiff Hub’s 30th anniversary reception, held on 14th January, featured a lively discussion on Plan S, an initiative for open-access science publishing. Plan S was launched in September 2018 by an international consortium of research funders, cOAlition S, supported by the ERC and launched by Science Europe.

Prof Ole Petersen, the Hub’s Academic Director, and Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair Young Academy of Europe (YAE), introduced the topic, followed by audience discussion.

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AE Cardiff Hub hosts key SAPEA meetings

AE Cardiff Hub hosts key SAPEA meetings

The Hub hosted two key meetings of the SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) consortium on 10-11 April 2018. Workshop attendees also had the opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage and natural environment of Wales.

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International Networks: Creating Opportunities for Collaborative Research and Funding

International Networks: Creating Opportunities for Collaborative Research and Funding

On 28th November 2017, the Cardiff Hub hosted a networking event and panel debate on international research networks.  The goal of the session was to create opportunities for researchers and private companies to join international research networks and to increase international collaboration.

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Brexit revisited: prospects for university research

Brexit revisited: prospects for university research

In November 2016, we hosted a panel debate exploring the impact of Brexit on the future of UK research.  Nearly twelve months on, is there greater clarity on the major issues affecting university research?  Do the opportunities and challenges remain the same, or has the landscape shifted?  Our distinguished panel of experts provided a lively lunchtime debate, with audience interaction.

Brexit panel debate in action
Brexit panel debate in action

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Open Science – panel debate

Open Science – panel debate

On 17th February, the Cardiff Hub hosted a panel discussion on Open Science, as part of our Lunchtime Debate series on key aspects of change in science and research.

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The future of UK research and scholarship: a panel debate hosted by the Cardiff Hub

The future of UK research and scholarship: a panel debate hosted by the Cardiff Hub

Following the referendum result, many questions have been raised around the future of UK research and scholarship in a post-Brexit world. On 11th November, a panel session organised by the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub, explored ideas about how best to pursue European and other international collaborations in a post-Brexit world.

The panel
The panel

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