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Thu, Jun 02


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Unlocking Science: The Rise of Open Science in Canada - Perspectives from Early Career Researchers

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Unlocking Science: The Rise of Open Science in Canada - Perspectives from Early Career Researchers

Time & Location

Jun 02, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EDT

Online Event

About the Event

Open Science is the movement to make science more accessible and transparent. From publishing in open access journals, to sharing data, to increasing outreach - open science can take many forms.

In this cafe, we will hear from two guest speakers about the importance and practice of open science, followed by small group discussion in break-out rooms to discuss how early career researchers can move open science forward. We will be discussing open science recommendations in the context of UNESCO’s open science framework.


  • Masha Cemma

Dr. Masha Cemma is a policy advisor to the Chief Science Advisor of Canada, Dr. Mona Nemer. In that capacity, she supports her on open science and science advice in emergencies.

Masha earned her PhD in 2016 from the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. Her first foray into policy work was through a global health fellowship at the World Health Organization that took place during her PhD studies. She further honed her policy chops at the Mitacs Science Policy fellowship.

  • Dylan Roskam-Edris

As Open Science Alliance Officer for the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute (TOSI), Dylan interfaces with the national and global Open Science communities to promote the uptake of Open Science tools and practices in Canadian neuroscience research. By developing relationships with researchers, research institutes, as well as national and international neuroscience initiatives, Dylan supports the adoption of Open Science through knowledge translation, resource sharing, and administering TOSI’s Open Science Support and Partnership Framework.

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