Oud-TU-rector wordt Nationaal Coördinator Open Science
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Google English: "Former TU Delft rector will become National Coordinator for Open Science. Karel Luyben, the former rector magnificus of TU Delft, has been appointed National Coordinator for Open Science. What does that mean? "I prefer to speak of fair data rather than open data."
Karel Luyben retired in December 2017 after a long career at TU Delft, which ended with eight years of rectorship. That he would not turn away completely was already clear when he left. For example, he held an appointment of 0.3 FTE in order to remain active within the European joint venture of 51 technical universities, CEASAR....
It is exactly a year ago that the Platform published a 'national plan'. Among other things, it states that the Netherlands wants to be at the forefront of open science: scientific publications must be freely accessible, research data must be shared publicly and scientists who do that must be rewarded for it. This is already happening, but Luyben is given the task to make that happen and to let the 'scientist's voice' be heard...."