Open Science

Building Trust with Open Science

What requirements does building trust place on the pursuit of science?

16:00 – 17:30 UTC, 02 June 2021


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This panel is being organized in collaboration with the GYA Open Science Working Group. The session will begin by addressing the question or how or whether open science can foster trust in science, with contributions from speakers Elizabeth Marincola and Abdullah Shams Bin Tariq, followed by audience Q&A.

The second half of the panel will discuss Open Research Europe (ORE) as a case study in open science. Liz Allen will provide an introduction to ORE, which will lead into a “debate” with speakers Victoria Tsoukala and David Fernandez Rivas representing opponent and proponent perspectives. There will be time for Q&A at the end of the session.


Elizabeth Marincola, Senior Advisor, African Academy of Sciences (AAS)/AESA Open Science.

Abdullah Shams Bin Tariq, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives, F1000 Research; Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Policy Institute, King’s College London, UK.

Victoria Tsoukala, Open Research Europe. Directorate General Research & Innovation, European Commission.

David Fernandez Rivas, Associate Professor, Mesoscale Chemical Systems group at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.


Natasha Gownaris, Assistant Professor of Marine Ecology, Gettysburg College, USA. Co-lead of the GYA Open Science Working Group.