21 October 2019
21-27 October

Open Access Week

Open Science is an international phenomenon that is increasingly taking concrete shape at Maastricht University (UM). Among its aims is the goal of making science ‘as open as possible’ and ‘as closed as necessary’. This entails making academic publications more easily accessible (open access), ensuring that research data can be optimally reused (FAIR), and changing the ways in which academics are assessed and rewarded. International Open Access Week will kick off on 21 October. During the UM Open Science event on 25 October, Rector Magnificus Rianne Letschert will sign a declaration endorsing a new way of assessing academics.