Open Science: Expert and High-Level Groups meet at EUA
"On 19 and 20 April 2016, EUA hosted two important meetings on Open Science: the High-Level Group on 'big deals' with scientific publishers and the Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science. The High-Level Group was created upon the recommendation of the Expert Group and was endorsed by the EUA Council in January 2016. This group aims to bring together high-level leaders engaged in negotiating 'big deals' with publishers on behalf of universities, and to support their institutions in these processes. In this first meeting, the High-Level Group focused its discussions on EUA’s work in mapping the European Open Access landscape and explored the main elements relevant for universities involved in 'big deal' negotiations. The EUA Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science, on the other hand, discussed a broad range of topics in its third meeting. These topics included how to take forward the recently published 'EUA Roadmap on Open Access to Research Publications', developments on Open Access to research data, revisions of the current EU data protection regulation and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) ..."