Co-delivered by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, OpenFest is our flagship celebration and exploration of open research, providing an opportunity to explore current issues, share experiences, and consider how open research can be applied in your discipline. Full details and links to registration available here

Open Research @ Sheffield Day 1 – talks and presentations at the University of Sheffield

Tuesday 10th September, 10.00am-3.10pm 

In person with hybrid capability, The Diamond, Workrooms 1&2

This event includes a series of talks and presentations that explore current practice and/or areas of development or potential in open research, from sharing the outputs of practice-based research to developing training around reproducible research software. We’ll showcase the successful projects from the recent Unleash Your Data & Software funding competition, as well as exploring the new TUoS Research Culture Strategy & Action Plan. The event will culminate in the launch of the University of Sheffield’s new Office for Open Research and Scholarship.


Wednesday 11 September 2024, 10.00am-4.00pm


To what extent, and in what ways, is the future of research culture open? What practices are and will be central in establishing and embedding a culture of research openness? What factors impede efforts to achieve an open research culture, and how best can researchers and other professionals address these? Our online symposium aims to create space for colleagues across the UK and internationally to explore these and related ideas.


Open Research @ Sheffield Day 2 – open research workshops at Sheffield Hallam University

Thursday 12th September 2024, 10.00am-3.10pm

In person, Sheffield Hallam University

This event includes workshops on ‘Open ALL OERs- Making educational resources open and reusable’ and ‘Promoting Open Research via different communication channels’, as well as the opportunity to build networks and connections between TUoS and Sheffield Hallam.


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