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OpenFest 2023 Sheffield Showcase session recording: Keynote 2 - Andrew Beckerman (University of Sheffield), The Central Role of Being Nice in Open Science

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posted on 2023-10-24, 15:30 authored by Andrew BeckermanAndrew Beckerman

Recording of the second keynote from the OpenFest 2023 Sheffield Showcase', which took place on 6 September 2023 and which brought together researchers from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University to discuss open research practice:

Andrew Beckerman (University of Sheffield), The Central Role of Being Nice in Open Science

Professor Beckerman has been an Editor-in-Chief for more than 10 years at a large Open Access Journal and collaborates with a PhD student focusing on barriers and opportunities in Open Research, Open Data and Open Access.  Here, he'll focus on how being nice - as a scientist, author, referee, Associate Editor, Editor and even Publisher, can go a long way towards accelerating the benefits of OR/OD and OA.

Andrew Beckerman is Professor in Evolutionary Ecology in the School of Biosciences at the University of Sheffield. He is also the editor in chief for Ecology and Evolution and a member of the Board of Directors at Dryad. His work addresses the structure, complexity and dynamics of food webs, using optimal foraging theory to define the rules linking predators and prey and predicting the impacts of multiple simultaneous threats to ecosystems.



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