Category Archives: Young Academy
Open Science goes beyond open access to publication, encompassing the sharing of open research data and citizen science. It also paves the way for the development of appropriate metrics, incentives and rewards. Since Open Science solutions have to be developed in a coherent way both at national and European level, this conference combines a discussion […]
Publicly funded research should not be hidden behind payment walls, but it should also not become a pay-to-publish game. In a joint statement by several Young Academies, including the Belgian, a convinced “yes” to Open Access sounds. At the same time, the young scientists call for reflection on the best possible implementation of Plan S: […]
The campaign “A question for Science” is an initiative of the Flanders Scientific Research Fund (FWO), commissioned by Flemish Minister Muyters, responsible for science and innovation, in collaboration with a broad group of scientific organizations, such as the Flemish universities and colleges, the KVAB, the Young Academy, the strategic research centers … As an ambassadors […]
Opinion piece in Belgian newspaper De Morgen. Science is a story of many punctuation marks. The facts (!) the context (,) the nuance (;) but also the questions (?). In this article, we highlight about the importance of those question marks. Full article can be read here.
Opinion piece by the Young Academy in the Belgian newspaper De Standaard on the occasion of the 2018 March for Science. A plea to invest more in science and education. It is the only way to create a society based on critical thinking. The full article can be found here.
Opinion piece in Belgian newspaper De Standaard. The way in which universities are funded restricts risky research. Full article can be read here.
A surprising conversation on how we express knowledge. The full interview (in Dutch) can be found here.