Working Groups

The National Open Research Forum functions through a number of working groups that meet separately and then coordinate cross-group work through working group chairs. The six groups are:

Vision
Development of a draft Vision for the Open Science agenda for Ireland based on current European discussions

Open Access- Principles and Implementation
Revision of the National Open Access principles to take account of requirements under recent European Council Conclusions

Research Data – National Principles and Management
Development proposed national principles for open research data in Ireland

Human Resources
Consideration of current capacities and capabilities in Ireland to deliver on Open Science from the human resources perspective, including the librarian/repository aspects

Infrastructure
Consideration of current capacities and capabilities in Ireland to deliver on Open Science from the current infrastructure and future infrastructure needs (including evaluation and metrics)

Demonstrators
Preparation of demonstrators and examples of good practice already in the Irish system
To include: Showing value of the investment, demonstrate practical examples from Ireland that can be shared, consider best practice examples and approaches from elsewhere.