Infrastructure and governance are key to collaboration: perspectives from the GBIC2 (biodiversity) meeting

More and more disciplines across boundaries are grouping themselves together to benefit from the research conducted by others, and to collaborate, strengthening each other, and addressing global challenges. Collaboration is key, and unless researchers and research institutions are going to collaborate more, all will remain to be in competition, and consequently compete for funding. Through […]

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SA Science Forum: Invitation to attend the African Open Science Platform Session on 7 Dec. 2017

Please join us for the session on the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) and progress made on strategic and decision-making level, as experienced by country representatives. Registration is free, but attendees will be responsible for covering own expenses (no scholarships available unfortunately). Register: http://www.sfsa.co.za/online-registration/ Date: 7 December 2017 Time: 09:00 – 09:30 Venue: Garnet Room, […]

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AOSP Phase 1 coming to an end; Coming up Phase 2!

AOSP Phase 1 Year 1 Completed Year 1 Phase 1 of the African Open Science Platform will be coming to an end on 31 October 2017. Many thanks to so many people who played a role in the success of this project this far, for helping to create even more awareness on the importance of […]

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AOSP Report & Timeline to Date

During the week of 17 – 24 August 2017 the AOSP project was audited by KPMG, and we are looking forward towards the recommendations and outcome of the audit. To keep you posted, we would like to share a preliminary report on the project, as well as a list of activities during the past 10 […]

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Members of the AOSP Technical Advisory Board Announced

We would like to congratulate and acknowledge the following members of the African Open Science Platform Technical Advisory Board, which might evolve as the project progresses. The current members are: Prof Joseph Muliaro Wafula (Chairperson) Director: ICT Centre of Excellence & Open Data – iCEOD, JKUAT (Kenya) Mrs Susan Veldsman (Co-Chair) Director: Scholarly Publishing Program, […]

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