Roundtable on Open Access and Climate Justice

Wednesday 26 Oct 2022, 14:00 - 17:00
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Senaatszaal, Campus Woudestein. K.P. van der Mandeleplein, Rotterdam
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The objective of the event is to underline how the EUR and other research institutions have the responsibility to facilitate the rapid exchange of knowledge across geographic, economic, and disciplinary boundaries that is required to tackle the current climate crisis.

To this end, the library has invited four brilliant climate scientists who have a strong belief in Open Access publishing to share their perspectives on how the open community can further climate justice objectives around the world.


14.00 hrs: Welcome by Eugenie van den Hoven MBA (Manager Data & Publication Support)

Moderated by: Dr. Yogi Hendlin (Environmental Philosopher and Public Health Scientist, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

14:10 - 15.30 hrs:

  • Sharing Climate Science, Shaping Tomorrow - Prof. Wilco Hazeleger (Dean of Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University)
  • Open Access and Climate Justice: What kind of access are we missing? - Dr. Sunil Tankha (Assistant Professor of States, Societies and World Development, International Institute of Social Studies)
  • The FAIR-Battery Challenge: Thoughts on Socially Responsible Technology Transfer form Academia - Dr. Sanli Faez (Assistant Professor of Physics, Utrecht University)
  • Right to participate: The role of citizen science in reaching climate justice - Dr. Daphina Misiedjan (Assistant Professor in Human Rights and the Environment, International Institute of Social Studies)

15:30 - 16:00 hrs: Q&A and discussion

16:00 - 17:00 hrs: Drinks & Library Services Marketplace

If you are interested in Climate Justice and how you could help as an engaged academic, make sure not to miss the opportunity to participate to this exciting event!

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Questions? Please, contact Andrea Tarchi (him) Open Access officer at the Library

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