Research4Life & STM Joint Webinar

Research4Life: Partnership for the Goals

Research4Life offers the opportunity to deliver a powerful publisher legacy in the Sustainability Development Goals. Join us on 22 February at 14.00 GMT for a conversation on how you can get involved to level the playing field across the research ecosystem. 

Research4Life exists to cultivate an inclusive and equitable scholarly communications environment.  Following the Strategic Plan launch, this webinar will explore Research4Life’s vision to 2030 and strategic objectives from user experience to offer diversification. We will also share latest fundraising projects and membership options.

We welcome any publishers and societies engaged or interested in Research4Life, corporate social responsibility, and impacting the Sustainable Development Goals.   

What to expect?  Leaders from across the Partnership will share Research4Life plans and projects with an opportunity to engage in breakout groups focusing on training/capacity development, SDG content development, equity in publishing roles, and research integrity.  


Sarah Phibbs, Director of R4L Publisher Partnerships, STM


Big Picture: Strategic Plan and R4L’s Theory of Change
Gracian Chimwaza
, Chair, R4L Executive Council & Executive Director ITOCA


Strategic Objectives: From user experience to diversification, and governance
Kimberly Parker
, Programme Manager, Hinari, World Health Organization


Fundraising Projects & Membership
Daniel Dollar
, Co-chair fundraising committee, Associate University Librarian, Yale


AI Model to Identify Research Gaps in SDG Content
Jaron Porciello
, Co-Founder Havos.AI and Board Member of Friends of Research4Life


Breakout Groups: You Choose!

  1. Collection Gap Analysis: Mary Ochs, Susana Cardoso, (cohost)
  2. Research Skills for Capacity Development: Gehane Al Garraya, and Kimberly Parker, (cohost)

  3. Research Integrity Training: Joris van Rossum, and Lenny Rhine, (cohost)

  4. Equity in editor and board roles: Ylann Schemm, and Lise Mcleod, (cohost)



Wrap up


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