Open Science – UM General PhD Trainings

24 Jul | 15.00 CEST - 17.00 CEST

In this interactive session, we will discuss the concepts of open science and open access, and you will learn more about research data management. Differences and similarities concerning these two topics within different disciplines will be discussed using several use cases.

Students writing on whiteboards in the Makerspace

Learning goals
• The students will learn about the Open Science philosophy and the Open Science policy at Maastricht University
• The students will learn about the options for Open Access publishing
• The students will learn more about the FAIR data principles
• The students will get concrete examples of Open Science practices that they can apply in their own research

Target group: All PhD candidates are highly encouraged to participate in the training programme. It is mandatory to participate for internal and external PhD candidates that started after January 1st 2024. This course is intended for Maastricht University PhD candidates only. 

Prerequisites: To participate in this interactive session, the online modules associated with science communication need to be completed. These modules are accessible through the UM general PhD trainings website.

!Important!: Please bring your answers from the online modules to the interactive session. If you miss more than half an hour of this training session, your attendance will not be registered.

Registration: The session is offered in an online setting or in an on-site setting. In the online setting priority will be given to external PhD students. Please note that on-site sessions can always be converted to an online setting due to unforeseen circumstances. You can cancel your registration up to 5 days before the start of the session. If you fail to do so, we will notify your Graduate School.

Language: English

Practical information: The session may be cancelled if there are too few subscriptions. We strive to notify you about cancellations a few days in advance.

Location: This session will take place online via Zoom. You will find the Zoom-link in the confirmation email after booking your spot.

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