Open Science, Open Data and Policies on Open Access | OpenSpires
"In April 2013, Oxford hosted a conference ‘Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science’. Over 30 speakers gathered to discuss the cutting edge of digital innovations in publishing, how openness is set to improve standards in science, and the British government’s new policies on open access. All the talks are now available to watch freely on Oxford on iTunes U and on http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk. Hear about exciting new startups like figshare, hear how established industry players such as Elsevier are evolving, and hear what academics are doing to bring openness into their daily work. Keynote speakers included Chief Scientific Adviser Mark Walport and a closing Keynote speech by Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science. All talks are released with a Creative Commons licence ..."