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Open Science Newsletter, June 2022
Call for submissions: Open Research Award
Researchers and students can now submit case studies for the 3rd edition of the Open Research Award. Submissions should reflect on the successful or challenging use of 'open' practices throughout the research cycle. All eligible case studies will be given public attention through the website, and three entries will be randomly drawn to win 500 euros each and present their research as lightning talks during the Celebrating Openness event on 17 November 2022. This year, the event will focus on the role of open science in education and teaching and will feature a keynote by Dr Matt Coler (Campus Fryslân). > Submit your application
Diamond open access fund launched
The University of Groningen has launched a stimulus fund to support diamond open access initiatives by UG and UMCG researchers. The fund can be used to expand and improve existing initiatives or to create new ones. Eligible initiatives can request a one-off contribution of up to €5,000. > Read more
New in our Open Science Blog
> Open science practices in different disciplines: Interview with Robert Lensink and Marijke Leliveld, Faculty of Economics and Business
> Interview with Marlon de Jong, Privacy and Data Protection Specialist, Digital Competence Centre
> Publishing an open access book: Insights from Mónica López López, editor and author
Did you know that ...

... the Journal Browser provides an overview of the open access discounts available to UG/UMCG corresponding authors? We encourage you to read the information in the Journal Browser carefully to verify whether your article type and submission date are eligible for the discount. 
16 JUN  Workshop: Redesign, enrich and transform your course with open educational resources  
23 JUN  Workshop: Are you ready for Open Access Publishing? (UMCG)
1 SEP    Netherlands National Open Science Festival

11 OCT  Webinar: How to publish open access (UG)
Reading/viewing suggestions
> A journey from closed to open: open educational resources for quality teaching and education, presentation for the Education Festival 2022
 
Apply for funding: open access book fund
UG- and UMCG-affiliated authors can apply for funding the publication of their monograph or edited volume. The fund can be used to pay for the open access fee, also known as Book Processing Charge (BPC). The maximum reimbursement is €8,000 per publication. 
> Read more
How to be open in your research and teaching?
Find out more about open research practices, support, and infrastructure available at the University of Groningen and the UMCG. 
> Open science at the UG
> Open science at the UMCG
Take the Plan S impact survey
cOAlition S is monitoring developments in the open science landscape and is seeking feedback from the research community about their experiences when publishing according to the principles of Plan S. 
> Take the survey
This newsletter is published three times a year (excl. special editions) and is sent to all UG/UMCG research and policy staff. Please send your questions, comments and feedback to
communicatie-bibliotheek@rug.nl. More information: www.rug.nl/openscience.