Council for National Open Science Coordination

Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research launched

On November 21st 2022, Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030 was launched at an event hosted by the National Open Research Forum (NORF). The National Action Plan outlines objectives and actions for the next chapter in Ireland’s transition towards open research. The plan was prepared by NORF and supports national strategic priorities for…
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15th December 2022 0

CoNOSC joint statement on CoARA

In the early summer of 2022, all European Union Ministers agreed that in order to accelerate the implementation and the impact of Open Science policies and practices across Europe, action must be taken in three areas, one being reforming research assessment. This new policy was published in European Council Conclusions in June 2022. Reforming the…
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1st December 2022 0

European National OS coordinator views on reforming research assessment

On November 3rd, as part of the CoNOSC Members Meeting, CoNOSC brought together over 20 national Open Science policymakers to discuss research assessment reform: in line with the Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment and in light of the approaching launch of CoARA, The Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment. Silvia Bottaro from the Open Science Unit…
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30th November 2022 0

CoNOSC welcomes two new Board Members

The Council for National Open Science Coordination (CoNOSC) just announced two newly elected Board Members to the CoNSOC Board. Dr Daniel Bangert (Ireland) is the National Open Research Coordinator for Ireland and Dr Alina Irimia (Romania) is the Open Science Coordinator of national OS strategy development and Coordinator of the Open Science Knowledge Hub – UEFISCDI.…
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1st November 2022 0

European national OS policymakers discuss data stewards

CoNOSC European national OS policymakers discuss data stewards The Council of National Open Science Coordinators (CoNOSC) met in June 2022 for a face-to-face meeting at the inspirational Delft University of Technology. National policymakers from over ten countries came together to discuss national Open Science (OS) policy updates before taking a deeper dive into how to…
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31st August 2022 0
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A new European policy for Open Science

It was almost one year ago – in preparation for the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union – when France proposed to discuss new Competitiveness Council conclusions related to open science and reform of the assessment system, in line with its national open science policy. This Council brings together ministers responsible for…
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27th June 2022 0

CoNOSC Member needs report published

SPARC Europe took on the facilitation of the Council for National Open Science Coordination (CoNOSC) late last year. To kick-start its efforts and plan the work ahead, it investigated the needs of CoNOSC members. We are pleased to publish this report today.  The report investigates the needs of national policymakers, presenting key takeaways from interviews…
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28th April 2022 1

3 February 2022 CoNOSC meeting

​​ The fourth CoNOSC members’ meeting took place on 3 February 2022.  Some of us had the privilege of meeting in person in an impressive building of the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, located just steps away from the Pantheon. Marin Dacos, a CoNOSC Board member, welcomed the CoNOSC Board chair Henriikka…
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15th March 2022 0

Latvian Open Science Strategy launched

On March 1st 2022, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers approved the Latvian Open Science Strategy 2021-2027, prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science. The strategy aims to provide society, researchers, businesses, policymakers, and other stakeholders with freely accessible scientific information (including scientific publications and research data) and promote meaningful societal engagement in the scientific…
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11th March 2022 0

1 December 2021 CoNOSC meeting

1 December 2021 CoNOSC meeting Eager to discuss developments in OS policies across Europe, the members of CoNOSC gathered for the third time on 1 Dec 2021.  We were delighted to see that the network had grown since the last time we met. The meeting gathered a handsome group of 21 participants, with ten member…
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1st December 2021 0