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Open Science and Open Access Publishing Webinar (28 October 2022)

by Learning and Research Services HKUL on 2022-10-20T09:00:00+08:00 | Comments


OA webinar on 28 Oct 2022

Dear staff and students,

The HKU Libraries is organizing a webinar regarding Open Science and Open Access Publishing on 28 October 2022 (Friday). Guest speakers from iGroup Asia Pacific, PLOS, and DOAJ are invited to deliver speeches related to open sciences and best practices in open access publishing. The event will also be open to academic community members from the APAC region, which will provide opportunities for idea exchange and discussions with international participants within the region. You are cordially invited to register and join the webinar. Details are as follows:

Open Science and Open Access Publishing: Integrity and Innovations

Date: 28 October 2022 (Friday)

Time: 2 – 4 pm (Hong Kong Time)

Venue: Online via Zoom

Targeted Audience: Interested academic community members within the APAC region

Language: English

Topics and Guest Speakers:

First session:

Title: Open science in practice through PLOS journals  

Guest Speaker: Ms. Elaine Tham (Regional Director, Publishing Development (Asia), PLOS)


Second session:

Title: Understanding best practice in open access publishing and DOAJ services  

Guest Speaker: Dr. Cenyu Shen (Quality Team Leader, DOAJ, DOAJ Ambassador for China)


Third session:

Title: Three things to know before O.A. publishing: channels, tools, and skills  

Guest Speaker: Dr. Woei Fuh Wong (Consulting Manager of iesResearch, iGroup Asia Pacific)



For enquiries, please contact


Learning and Research Services
HKU Libraries


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