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2016-08-29

2016 Annual EA Conference: "Innovating the Gutenberg Galaxis. The role of peer review and open access in university knowledge dissemination and evaluation" 

A conference at the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz/Germany, 26–27 January 2016, in conjunction with the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz JGU.

The 2-days conference investigated the role of peer review and open access in university knowledge dissemination and evaluation. Day 1 addressed peer review, with a particular attention to its role in ensuring quality and efficiency of knowledge dissemination and evaluation. Day 2 addressed open access in knowledge dissemination, with a particular focus on potentials and implications of new ways to disseminate knowledge for evaluating the quality of research. The academic discussions on peer review and open access was guided, locally grounded, and summarised by an accompanying panel of university managers from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) responsible for handling the knowledge landscapes of their university on a daily basis. The conference was co-sponsored by the two EU COST Actions “New Frontiers of Peer Review” PEERE, www.peere.org and “Analyzing the Dynamics of Information and Knowledge Landscapes” KNOWeSCAPE, www.knowescape.org.

 

Programme

Onlinebroschüre

Conference review by A. Scharnhorst

Radio report (German speaking)

 

Organisation/Contact

Organisers:

  • Flaminio Squazzoni (University of Brescia, Italy, and Chair of COST Action PEERE “New Frontiers of Peer Review”)
  • Andrea Scharnhorst (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Netherlands, and Chair of COST Action KNOWeSCAPE “Analyzing the dynamics of information and knowledge landscapes”)

 For any queries, please contact Margret Heyen, EA European Academy, at event@ea-aw.de

Co-funding

  • EU COST Action “Frontiers of Peer Review” PEERE
  • EU Cost Action “KnowEscape: Analyzing the dynamics of information and knowledge landscapes” KnowEscape
  • MDPI Open Acess Publishing MDPI