Open Access

Open access and open science ensure access to scientific knowledge and transparency.

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“It is a human right to have access to publicly funded knowledge. Not a single person should be left behind.” - science policy-maker

Open access and open science include several dimensions related to free access to publicly funded scientific results, access to publications as well as research data including re-use rights.

Research results, especially those financed with public sources, are seen as public matters that should be available widely. Open access promotes excellence in R&I and improves the exchange of knowledge and further fosters innovation.

The aim to enhance understanding of the world is shared globally and open access breaks barriers and improves science collaboration for a better future.

Open access makes R&I results as well as the processes used to achieve them accessible so that society can anticipate trends and get involved. The aim is to improve transparency and accountability.

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POLICY BRIEF Co-creating Responsible Research and Innovation activities: Experiences from the Western Balkans
Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science
Save the date: Hybrid event for Open Science and Open Access
First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan
Collection of Good Practices in RRI
Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina
Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska
Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina
Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska
WBC-RRI.NET coordinator reveals interesting facts about ongoing projects at the University of Novi Sad
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POLICY BRIEF Co-creating Responsible Research and Innovation activities: Experiences from the Western Balkans
Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science
Save the date: Hybrid event for Open Science and Open Access
First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan
Collection of Good Practices in RRI
Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina
Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska
Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina
Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska
WBC-RRI.NET coordinator reveals interesting facts about ongoing projects at the University of Novi Sad
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Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science

A brief overview of what has been done by our WG3 members in the previous period.
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Save the date: Hybrid event for Open Science and Open Access

The WBC-RRI.NET consortium is preparing a hybrid event for Open Science and Open Access, that will take place online and in Banja Luka on September 22nd!
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First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan

At the first hybrid public event, the members of the Working Groups had their first face-to-face meeting, discussing important points regarding their objectives, which frame the aspects of RRI.
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Collection of Good Practices in RRI

From and for the Western Balkans.
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Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina

The focus of this event was to gather stakeholders from the region for achieving the future scenario envisaged through the reflection and co-design process for RRI 'anchor' activities.
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Event review: 2nd co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska

This event focused on co-creation of activities for achieving future scenario envisaged through the reflection and co-design process for RRI 'anchor' activities targeting territory of the Republic of Srpska.
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Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Province of Vojvodina

The focus of this event was to gather stakeholders from Vojvodina in order to start a discussion regarding the Implementation Plans for the RRI "Anchor" initiatives.
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Event review: 1st co-design workshop in Republic of Srpska

This event focused on presentation and discussion of the future scenarios envisaged through the reflection and co-design process for RRI 'anchor' activities targeting territory of the Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
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WBC-RRI.NET coordinator reveals interesting facts about ongoing projects at the University of Novi Sad

Prof. Goran Stojanović confirms a great research potential in the Western Balkans.
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