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Global Access to Open Software: Fostering Uptake - Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter) GYA & Data Studies, Exeter)

Sponsored and supported by the Global Young Academy (GYA) and the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences (Egenis)

This workshop showcases results of a recent survey conducted by the GYA Working Group “Global Access to Research Software” in collaboration with the GYA Working Group “Open Science” and the INASP Institute in Oxford, which explored the conditions for access to and use of Open Software in middle and low income countries. The survey targeted specifically researchers in Bangladesh, Nigeria and Ghana. Within the workshop, results will be presented and discussed, and participants will have the opportunity to inform the writing of a report and a publication emerging from this research. These results will also be used by the Global Young Academy to inform current science policies concerned with Open Science. For more information, see

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GYA_Workshop_2016.docxProgramme (115K)


Byrne House