Open Access – opportunities to work together. A seminar hosted by HSE Dr. Steevens Library & DIT Library Services


“Open Access – opportunities to work together”

This seminar is part of International Open Access Week, a global event, bringing greater awareness of open access publishing and sharing best practice in the discovery of open access research.

Please Register Here to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Co-hosted by Dr. Steevens’ Library and DIT Library Services.

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Gabriel Fitzpatrick.

Gabriel is a Public Health Specialist based at Dr. Steevens’ Hospital.  He is the Chair of Medicins Sans Frontiers Ireland and volunteered during the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.  His interests include infectious diseases and global health.

Aim of the conference: to raise awareness of research in health that takes place outside of the academic sector, fostering collaboration between the academic and broader health sector and profiling library services as a facilitator of research.




9.30-10.00       Registration. Tea & Coffee Served.

10.00- 10.05    Welcome and Opening Remarks

10.05-10.35     The importance of open access operational research to the developing   world              Dr. Gabriel Fitzpatrick, Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine

10.35-10.55     Working collaboratively: the European Association of Palliative Care bereavement taskforce

Orla Keegan Head of Head of Education, Research & Bereavement  Irish Hospice Foundation

10.55-11.15     Experiences of Open Access in the non-profit sector

Zoe Hughes, Policy & Research Officer, Care Alliance Ireland

11.15-11.30     DIT Libraries: developments in Open Access

Yvonne Desmond, DIT Faculty Librarian, Central Services Unit

11.30 – 12.00  Collaborative research in pharmacy – a practitioner’s view

Dr. Tamasine Grimes (TBC)

12.00 – 12.15  Q & A Discussion


12.20 – 12.30  HSE Open Access Research Advisory Group & Lenus Working Group meet & greet


Start date: 
23 October 2015 - 9:30am
End date: 
23 October 2015 - 1:00pm
St. Laurence's, DIT Campus, Grangegorman, Dublin 7.

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