Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Eva Méndez holds a PhD in Library and Information Sciences (LIS) and she is an expert in metadata. Based on her Twitter profile she is an ‘open knowledge militant’ (@evamen). She has been a lecturer at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) since 1997. Dr Méndez has been an active member of several international research teams, advisory boards and communities including: DCMI, OpenAire, Metadata2020, RDA, etc. In 2005-06 she was awarded a Fulbright Research Scholarship at the Metadata Research Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA). She has taken part in and led several research projects (currently FAIRsFAIR, FAIR4Health and YUFERING) and she acted as advisor to many more in fields related with standardization, metadata, semantic web, open data, digital repositories and libraries, in addition to information policies for development in several countries. In 2015 she won the Young Researcher of Excellence award of her University. In November 2017 she was named “Open Data Champion” by SPARC Europe. She was the chair of the EU-OSPP (European Open Science Policy Platform) on behalf of YERUN (Young European Research Universities Network) for the second mandate of the platform and RDA (Research Data Alliance) ambassador for Interdisciplinary research. She is currently Deputy Vice President for Scientific Policy-Open Science at UC3M.
All Sessions by Eva Méndez
CoARA: an opportunity to move forward Responsible Assessment
In this presentation, Dr. Eva Méndez, a member of the Steering Board of CoARA, will review the role of the Coalition for the Advance of Research Assessment, the to evolve and adapt Research Assessment to the current Open Science times. She will also review the current status of the coalition and further steps.
Chaired by Ignasi Labastida, Director of the Office for the Dissemination of Knowledge at University of Barcelona
Open Science: An Genuine Cultural Change - a viewpoint from OSPP and a research intensive young university
In this talk Dr. Méndez will analyze how to face the needed cultural change to drive Open Science at institutional level in a Young European University from the approach that she supports, as chair of the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP), of the Practical Commitment for Implementation (PCI).
and Vice Chancellor Martin Zachariasen, IT University of Copenhagen. Chaired by David Budtz Pedersen, Aalborg University.