Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, and Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, will participate in the OPTIMA - Open Practices, Transparency and Integrity for Modern Academia - project kick-off meeting.
OPTIMA is a three-year project, funded by the European Union's Erasmus+ Capacity-building in Higher Education programme, that will promote openness and transparency in research in Ukraine by fostering open science practices and open peer review. EIFL is one of 11 OPTIMA project partners.
February 23 will be an open day with presentations from the project partners, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, European Commission and National Erasmus+ Office in Ukraine. Topical issues such as academic integrity and education quality, open science and open peer review, Ukrainian displaced universities and climate change and open science will also be highlighted. See the programme and live streaming details here.
Internal project planning meetings will take place on February 24-25.