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DHET (South Africa) Communiqué 2 of 2015 – August 2015 - Research Output Policy (2015)

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) recently published Research Output Policy (2015) in the government gazette (Vol. 597 11 March 2015, No. 38552). This policy is a newly revised version of the Policy and Procedures for Measurement of Research Output of Public Higher Education Institutions of 2003. 58 more words

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New OECD report on intellectual property

The OECD has released a new report entitled Enquiries Into Intellectual Property’s Economic Impact. The report is part of Phase 2 of their project on New Sources of Growth: Knowledge-Based Capital. 45 more words

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The need for ‘Diamond Engagement’ around open access to high quality research output

Recommendations from Science Europe’s Scientific Committee for the Social Science.

This paper advocates for a co-ordinated cultural shift in their engagement with access to resources in order to make peer-reviewed articles available to a wider audience. 127 more words

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The many faces of flooding: Wed 2 Sept, Alumni Auditorium

We are delighted to be sponsoring a public event, ‘The many faces of flooding: Policy, science, and art’ 232 more words

The Dangers of Open Access

Predatory Publishing and Open Access – a Researcher’s View by Edward Randviir
In this post, Edward Randviir from the Faculty of Science and Engineering cautions colleagues against a rise in predatory publishing practices as a result of the Open Access agenda. 383 more words

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Researchers Remain Unaware of Funding Agency Access Policies

According to a recent study, there are now more than 663 funding agency/institutional policies requiring public access to research papers. Last January I wrote about… 681 more words


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