The Athena Institute's Science Communication team received an OSCAward from the Open Science Community Amsterdam (OSCA). Their research report 'Bridge Builders in Splits', containing recommendations on how to fully embed science communication in academic jobs, won in the category Stakeholder Involvement | Citizen Science | Community Engagement. Congratulations Frank Kupper, Willemine Willems, Sem Barendse and Anna Aris!
About the research
Scientists need to engage with society to conduct societally relevant research. Of course! But not during working hours. This is the reality that many scientists encounter when doing science communication. The research team of Frank Kupper believes this has to change. That is why they published four core recommendations for universities to make science communication an integral part of academic job descriptions.
Read the complete research report here (in Dutch).
The Open Science Community Amsterdam (OSCA), with financial support from VU Amsterdam, HvA and UvA, organised the OSCAwards 2022-2023. The award celebrates the many ways of contributing to open science and to a transparent research culture. Researchers, educators, support staff and students were invited to submit their completed or ongoing Open Science projects and initiatives. The award ceremony took place on Thursday 26 January 2023, at SPUI25 in Amsterdam.