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Published on Fri, 18/09/2015 - 14:56

Date: Wednesday 4th November 2015

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre 0, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Trumpington Street.


Have you heard about new funders’ requirements for sharing research data? Will Open Science and sharing research data benefit society, and help move science forward? Or is Open Data a waste of time and money?

Come to the Open Data panel discussion and take part in a conversation led by:

  • Rafael Carazo-Salas - Group Leader, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge

  • Sarah Jones - Senior Institutional Support Officer from the Digital Curation Centre

  • Frances Rawle, - Head of Corporate Governance and Policy, Medical Research Council

  • Tim Smith - Group Leader, Collaboration and Information Services, CERN/Zenodo

  • Mark Thorley  Research Councils UK Open Access Policy, and Natural Environment Research Council


  • 7.00 7.25 pm: Registration

  • 7.30 8.00 pm: Introduction from the panellists

  • 8.00 9.15 pm: Panel discussion: - An opportunity for the audience to ask questions directly to the panel of experts.

  • 9.15 -10 pm: Networking session, accompanied by drinks and light refreshments.

If you have any queries please contact the Open Data Team

Tel: (Mon-Fri) 01223 333138; (Tue-Thu) 01223 761652; Email: