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Country Connectors Transform R4L’s Purpose

08/02/23

A challenge we face at Research4Life (R4L) is how to more deeply enable access to research across lower income countries to ensure greater participation in the global research community: from access, to publishing, and knowledge exchange. R4L enables 11,000 institutions in 125 countries from Albania to Zimbabwe to have free (or close to free) access...
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STM’s SDG Roadmap is launched!

08/02/23

STM has released the first part of a new SDG Roadmap to guide publishers large and small in implementing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and supporting sustainability more broadly. This dedicated toolkit of resources for scholarly publishers takes the potentially overwhelming framework of the SDGs and breaks it down into concrete steps. The roadmap...
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STM joins Year of Open Science

07/10/23

In accordance with STM’s mission to advance credible and accessible research, STM has joined a coalition of US federal agencies, organizations, and universities in supporting the Year of Open Science and NASA’s Transform to Open Science initiative.  As a part of the coalition, STM and other member organizations commit to transforming the culture of science...
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STM in China | June 2023

07/01/23

Where in the world is Caroline? This June, Caroline Sutton, STM's CEO, journeyed to China for two conferences, meetings and discussions around the ways we can best advance trusted research around the globe. Here, she lends a quick summary from the (windy!) Great Wall.    After a three-year pause due to the pandemic, the Beijing...
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June Town Hall Recorded

06/28/23

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Nominations for STM Board seats are now open!

06/23/23

Through 3 August, employees of STM member organisations can nominate themselves or another employee of an STM member organisation.  We seek board candidates from member organisations of all sizes — individuals who will contribute diverse viewpoints and share our common goals of advancing trusted science and ushering in a more equitable, inclusive realm of research. ...
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NASA releases revised public access plan, solicits comments

06/01/23

The second agency-wide public access plan for implementing the August 2022 OSTP memo on public access was released on 18 May by NASA, following the release in February of NIH’s plan. NASA has asked for public comment on their plan by 17 August. Questions in the NASA RFI are similar to the NIH RFI, with...
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New Draft EU Council Conclusions ratified — STM responds

05/23/23

Today, the Council Conclusions on high-quality, transparent, open, trustworthy, and equitable scholarly publishing were adopted by EU Ministers at the COMPET Council. STM calls on the European Commission and EU Member States to consult with scholarly publishers of all sizes, disciplines and models and seek a constructive collaboration that will allow the publishing industry to...
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Perspectives on Data sharing in the Humanities: Don Shelton

05/04/23

Don Shelton is an independent researcher in the humanities, based in New Zealand. While his research has been published in traditional formats including academic journals, his main focus is on publishing extensive blogposts, annotations, field notes and images on his research-focused website. His reasons for doing so align with the commonly cited benefits of research...
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New STM Committee Chairs & Board Sponsors

05/03/23

As we transition to delivering on our new STM strategy, we are pleased to announce the following Committee Chairs and Board Sponsors: Open Research, Vicky Gardner, Taylor & Francis; with board sponsor Steven Inchcoombe, SpringerNature. Research Integrity, Chris Graf, SpringerNature; with board sponsor Liz Fergusen, Wiley.   Social Responsibility, Rachel Martin, Elsevier; with board sponsor...
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UPCOMING EVENTS

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February 28

STM webinar on the EU AI Act with Dan Nechita

Extended reporting has been circulating about the world’s first AI rules but how are they going to be implemented, what provisions are relevant for publishers and how will they work? Hear it directly from Dan Nechita, Head of Cabinet of MEP Dragoș Tudorache and responsible for the negotiations of the AI Act. He will be...

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February 27

STM Research Integrity Day 2024

Save the date Please note change of venue Wednesday 4th December 2024 STM Research Integrity Day Join us to learn more about the latest trends in research integrity, interact with the STM Integrity Hub, and help us shape the future of how we advance trusted research in our Research Integrity Day. What’s this? An immersion...

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