[open-science] JennyMolloy and PeterMR representing OKF at Open Science Summit

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 27 16:37:13 UTC 2011

2011/10/27 Iryna Kuchma <iryna.kuchma at eifl.net>

> If we are talking about open access to scholarly publications please
> believe me that people in universities and research institutions in
> developing countries do have computers and internet. this is one of the
> examples of a Kenyan researcher speaking about open access: Prof. Mary
> Abukutsa-Onyango discusses the importance of open access for research from
> Kenya and other African countries <http://www.vimeo.com/10169351> (
> http://vimeo.com/10169351) and I can share more evidences like this.

Many thanks for this. The video is exactly what Jenny and I need for a clip.
It's no coincidence that it was created by Leslie Chan who is one of the
group of us who dreamt up Open Research Reports.

Yes, OA is absolutely critical.

> Best wishes,
> Iryna Kuchma
> EIFL Open Access programme manager
> www.eifl.net
Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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