[CODATA-international] Ask Me Anything Call On Open Life Science: Empowering Communities With Open* Principles. Wednesday, May 20th At 14:00-16:00 UTC / 10:00-11:00 EDT

Elli Papadopoulou elli.libd at gmail.com
Wed May 20 08:19:51 EDT 2020

Hi everyone,

kind reminder of our AMA call about Open Life Science that starts today at
14.00 UTC/ 10.00 EDT.

Please find more information and subscribe here

Looking forward to talking with you soon.

King Regards,
The RDA ECEIG co-chairs

Devan Ray Donaldson, Fotis Psomopoulos and Elli Papadopoulou

On Fri, 15 May 2020 at 17:35, Elli Papadopoulou <elli.libd at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> We hope this email finds you well!
> We are writing to invite you to yet another RDA
> <https://www.rd-alliance.org/> ECEIG "Ask me Anything
> <https://www.rd-alliance.org/group/early-career-and-engagement-ig/event/ask-me-anything-call-open-life-science-empowering>"
> meeting; the Early Career and Engagement Interest Group (ECEIG)
> <https://www.rd-alliance.org/groups/early-career-and-engagement-ig> has
> been formed within RDA with a focus on connecting with and supporting early
> career professionals both within and outside RDA. The "Ask me Anything"
> meetings are hosted on a monthly basis, addressing topics that might be of
> general interest to ECRs - this month's AMA is dedicated to:
> Open Life Science: Empowering communities with open* principles
> [image: ECEIG-OLS.png]
> As scientists, we are provided training and guidance in how to conduct
> research in the lab, design algorithms, analyse data and publish them.
> However, scientists are rarely expected to apply important skills such as
> open science principles for tooling and road mapping their projects,
> planning reproducible workflows, involving others in their work, and
> leading an inclusive community. Modern bioinformatics communities stand in
> the interface of computational and biological research. This
> interdisciplinary position requires us to develop collaborative projects by
> implementing such “open by design” principles in our research projects
> systematically -- skills that aren’t necessarily taught at university or
> graduate school level.
> This talk will introduce the Open Life Science <https://openlifesci.org/>
> (OLS) program and report important observations and outcomes from running
> the first cohort of the program. The talk will follow the same format as
> the cohort calls.
> More about the Open Life Science and the cohort calls
> Open Life Science is a volunteer-driven training and mentoring program
> aimed at empowering early career researchers and potential academic leaders
> to become open science ambassadors. Participants join OLS with a proposal
> to work on an open science project and attend a series of one-on-one
> mentoring calls over 16 weeks, alternating with full cohort calls that
> provide training on specific open science and leadership skills. OLS’s work
> is underpinned by a community of over 50 mentors and expert guest speakers.
> Cohort calls cover a broad spectrum of topics relevant to leading an open
> project, ranging from open science topics, community building, project and
> contribution management of GitHub repositories, and caring both for
> yourself and others in your community. Calls are designed to be interactive
> and engaging, utilising a mix of Zoom’s break-out room features to
> facilitate group discussion, collaborative document editing, and guest
> speakers from academia and industry giving short talks.
> If you are interested in attending May’s AMA Call please note that
> registration is required! Please register here:
> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/open-life-science-empowering-communities-with-open-principles-tickets-105531916804
> Additional information:
> The talk will be held online on Wednesday, May 20th at 14:00-16:00 UTC /
> 10:00-11:00 EDT
> *Click here
> <https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=AMA+Call+on+Open+Life+Science&iso=20200520T10&p1=3723&ah=1>to
> find out the time of the event in your time zone.
> Short bios of the speakers
>    -
>    Bérénice is a bioinformatician (post-doc in the Freiburg Galaxy Team
>    <https://galaxyproject.eu/freiburg/>), analyzing biological data and
>    developing tools for data analysis, mainly via Galaxy
>    <https://galaxyproject.org/>. Bérénice is also passionate about
>    training, regularly giving workshops (data analysis, tool development,
>    etc). She started and still co-leads the Galaxy Training Material
>    project <https://training.galaxyproject.org/>. She is a co-deputy
>    training coordinator for ELIXIR Germany (de.NBI <https://www.denbi.de/>),
>    a Software Carpentry instructor <https://carpentries.org/> and a
>    founder of Street Science Community <https://streetscience.community/>,
>    an outreach program. With Yo Yehudi and Malvika Sharan, she founded and
>    organizes the Open Life Science program.
>    -
>    Yo is a Software Sustainability Institute Fellow
>    <https://software.ac.uk/about/fellows/yo-yehudi>, founder of Code is
>    Science <http://www.codeisscience.com/manifesto>, EngD student at the
>    University of Manchester
>    <https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/yochannah.yehudi-postgrad.html>
>    studying the effects of community and usabilty on open source software,
>    editor for the PLOS Open Source Toolkit
>    <https://channels.plos.org/open-source-toolkit>, board member of the Open
>    Bioinformatics Foundation <https://www.open-bio.org/board/>, and a
>    software developer at the University of Cambridge, working on an open
>    source biological data warehouse called InterMine
>    <http://intermine.org/>.
> Twitter handles
> Open Life Science: @openlifesci
> Bérénice Batut @bebatut
> Yo Yehudi @yoyehudi
> Looking forward to talking with you!
> The Early Career and Engagement Interest Group (ECEIG) co-chairs,
> Devan Ray Donaldson, Fotis Psomopoulos and Elli Papadopoulou
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