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UC San Francisco Adopts Open Access Policy

25 May 201225 May 2012

On May 23, the Academic Senate of University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) voted to make all current and future research publicly available. The move follows years of public debate about the rising cost of academic journals and the responsibility of researchers to free up publicly funded research. UCSF currently receives US$532.8 million from the...


Creative Commons Meetup: Open Research and OER in Tertiary

1 May 20121 May 2012

THURSDAY 12 July 2012, 6pm-7pm at NetHui 2012, SkyCity Convention Centre The drive for ‘open’ in tertiary education—be it ‘open education,’ ‘open research’ or ‘open access’—is quickly gaining steam. In May, the academic senate of the University of California San Francisco joined Harvard and MIT to announce that all current and future research would be...


NZTA Remix

21 March 201221 March 2012

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has launched a competition for Year 9 – 13 secondary students and NZ schools to use creative remix or data mashup as a way to explore the theme of road safety. The NZTA Remix Competition has two parts. The first is to create an infographic, mashup, creative remix, or...


CCANZ Advisory Panel

9 August 20119 August 2011

Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand and affiliate host, the Royal Society of New Zealand invite expressions of interest from individuals for placement on the CCANZ Advisory Panel. The purpose of the Panel, which is founded on knowledge about key sectors and stakeholder groups, is to provide guidance to the Society on the operation of Creative...


Intellectual Property Law and Commercialisation

17 June 201117 June 2011

15 – 16 August, InterContinental, Wellington This event is designed to cover significant new developments in IP law and to showcase how to commercialise your IP rights successfully. With presentations from the new Ministry of Science + Innovation, the Department of Internal Affairs and multiple case studies of successful companies, we take a close look...