Can opening up research help drive innovation and tackle global challenges?

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Be a part of our interactive discussion. Can opening up research help drive innovation and tackle global challenges?

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Springer Nature in association with the British Library is delighted to host a free event which will explore how Open Research can support researchers with developing solutions to meet the UN’s SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and tackle today’s global challenges such as climate change, poverty and ensuring health and wellbeing.Speakers include Dr Daphne Ezer and Dr Kirstie Whitaker from the Alan Turing Institute, Philip Eagle from the British Library and Dr Ed Gerstner and Grace Baynes from Springer Nature. Presentations will be followed by an interactive panel discussion on the importance of Open Research to citizen science and SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) in solving these big questions.

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  • Scene setting on Sustainable Development Goals from Springer Nature - Dr Ed Gerstner, Springer Nature
  • Scene setting on data sharing/open data from Springer Nature - Grace Baynes, Springer Nature
  • Scene setting on the British Library’s role in facilitating research from non-affiliated researchers, and connecting with SMEs – Philip Eagle, Content Expert, the British Library
  • Speakers from Turing Institute (Dr Kirstie Whitaker and Dr Daphne Ezer), see invite for more information
  • Moderated discussion (by Springer Nature about the importance of open data, citizen research and SMEs in solving these big questions).

Venue: The Bronte Room at The British Library

Light lunch will be provided.

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