Birkbeck Library is pleased to announce its first Birkbeck Open Research Symposium which this year is themed “Open for Climate Justice”, in line with International Open Access Week
The event features a keynote from Dr Caroline Edwards, and an afternoon of speakers and lightning talks, aimed at discussing the crossovers between open access and climate justice. This will be a hybrid event, with attendees both online and in person.
Themes could include but are not restricted to: open access, climate change, environmental and climate justice, environmental issues, climate activism, open climate data, international inequalities in climate action.
- Talks will last 10 minutes each, with 5 minutes for questions to follow.
- Talks should include at least one slide as there may not be a camera for online participants to view the speaker.
- Talks can be delivered online (MS Teams) or in-person.
To participate, please submit a brief lightning talk outline with title and all author affiliation(s) and indicate your preference for an in-person or virtual format via the lightning talk submission form. The deadline is Friday 23 September.
If you have any questions please contact David McElroy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions will be reviewed by a non-expert panel. Submission form: Birkbeck Open Research Symposium – lightning talks submission form
This call is open to Birkbeck staff and postgraduate students, and non-Birkbeck colleagues in relevant areas.