African Open Science Platform School of Research Data Science, 17-28 June 2019, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Open Science Platform School of Research Data Science, in collaboration with the CODATA-RDA Data Schools Initiative will take place on 17-28 June 2019 at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. The deadline for applications is 10 May: https://e-applications.ictp.it/applicant/login/9010 The goal of this school is to train researchers in Research Data Science (RDS). RDS refers to the principles Read more…

NADRE becoming the new entry to quality Ethiopian research output

ASSAf – through the African Open Science Platform project – during 19 to 21 February 2018, participated in a workshop and conference which was organized and funded with the help of the German Cooperation (implemented by GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Ethiopian Education Strategy Center, EthERNet and the Ethiopian Ministry of Education. Read more…

Presentations on the African Open Science Platform, infrastructure, and incentives for sharing open data

October has been quite a busy month for the African Open Science Platform project. Herewith additional presentations shared by different people during different opportunities, not shared before. The project belongs to all in Africa, and we highly value contributions from experts willing to share their expertise, and also taking initiative in liaising with us on Read more…

Towards a Data Infrastructure Framework, UbuntuNetConnect 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1 November 2017

The African Open Science Platform partnered with the organisers of the UbuntuNetConnect 2017 conference and hosted a workshop – focusing on data infrastructure and capacity building – to 65 participants from all over Africa. From previous workshops presented, it was evident that Ethiopia faces the same needs in terms of open science policy, infrastructure to exchange Read more…

AOSP Workshop in collaboration with UbuntuNetConnect 2017: “Towards an African Open Science Platform Infrastructure Framework”

AOSP is proud to co-present a pre-conference workshop with the UbuntuNetConnect 2017 network on 1 November. Speakers will be focusing on skills required to not only build the necessary data infrastructure, but also the skills to generate, manage, manipulate, visualise, manage and preserve the data sets for the long term. In addition to this, we Read more…