Floris van Kooten

Undergraduate student (Ba/Ma)
Faculty of Humanities florisvankooten@gmail.com

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HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? – Audience Engagement

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

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Short course Stakeholder Engagement for Academic Staff

Are you an early-career or mid-career academic with an interest in increasing the impact of your research or teaching by cooperating with partners outside the university? Then the three-part short course ‘Stakeholder Engagement for academics’ is for you! Partnering with non-profit organizations, policy makers, or companies can add a lot of value to your work….

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HUM Symposium: Are You Engaged? First video online now!

On the 16th of March, the UU Faculty of Humanities held a symposium on public engagement. We addressed questions about the benefits of public engagement, stakeholder relationship management and partner involvement, and also tried to define what public engagement exactly means. Besides interviews with great speakers and guests, there was plenty of room for input…

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NPOS Rolling Agenda needs your input

The National Programma Open Science (NPOS) will draft the NPOS Multi-annual plan to provide guidance to the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science to further support open science. The plan will be based on the rolling agenda (see below). Now, NPOS seeks for feedback on the first version of the agenda, which is based on…

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Ensuring GLOBAL ACCESS to Open Science Practices: Perspectives from Africa

Open Science, a good thing, no? Utrecht University is among those leading the efforts to promote Open Science, and for good reasons. “The university is convinced that scientific research can contribute to better solutions to complex problems if knowledge is shared as widely and as quickly as possible,” as highlighted in the university’s Strategic Plan…

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R2OS – The Rise of the Research Software Engineer

“Code often isn’t your project, the research question is your project.” Research software is a major component of modern science, but not everyone is a specialist in this regard. Barbara Vreede and Lieke de Boer from the Netherlands eScience center talk about the increasing importance of version control and the role of the research software…

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R2OS – The Road to Open Science, Ep3b, Full Interview with Jean-Sébastien Caux

Jean-Sébastien Caux is a professor in theoretical condensed matter physics at the Institute for Theoretical Physics (ITFA), part of the Institute of Physics within the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam. He is also a ricipient of the ERC-advanced grant for his research. You can read more on his blog and follow his…

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R2OS – The Road to Open Science, Ep2a, Full Interview with Kirstie Whitaker

We talked to Kirstie Whitaker. She is a research fellow at the Alan Turing Institute (London) and senior research associate at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. She is also a Mozilla Open Science Fellow. The Mozilla Science Lab is a community of researchers, developers, and librarians making research open and accessible….

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