Researcher to Reader 2021 is offering free online sessions in the weeks before the Conference, where registered and potential participants can meet some of the presenters and discuss their planned topic with them. Each session is likely to begin with a brief overview of the planned topic, followed by a general discussion amongst those participating the meeting. Each is planned to last for 30 minutes, but with an allowance for the conversation to continue for a whole hour if needed. They take place at 4 pm (UK) / 11 am (US Eastern) on the days listed below.
Registration is now open, and people can book their places by clicking on any of the links below.
Mon 25 Jan
Workshop B: Academic Writing (Christine Tulley, Sara Rouhi & Anna Sharman)
Tue 26 Jan
Panel: Inclusivity (Kim Eggleton)
Wed 27 Jan
Workshop A: New OA Models (Tasha Mellins-Cohen & Stuart Taylor)
Thu 28 Jan
Interviews: China Research and Publishing (Nicko Goncharoff)
Mon 1 Feb
Workshop E: Peer Review (Iratxe Puebla & Chris Graf)
Tue 2 Feb
Panel: Research Realities (Heather Staines)
Wed 3 Feb
Presentation: Funding OA Books (Martin Eve & Frances Pinter)
Thu 4 Feb
Panel: COVID-19 Rapid Review & Preprints (Sarah Greaves)
Wed 10 Feb
Workshop C: Antiracist Framework (Jocelyn Dawson & Sabby Kaur)
Thu 11 Feb
Workshop D: Usage Metrics (Lorraine Estelle & Catriona MacCallum)
More information on each if these Conference topics can be found in our Programme. These simple pre-Conference conversations will take place using the Zoom video conferencing application; the full R2R Conference will be using an online platform for the main event and a virtual room application for informal networking. Registration is also open for the Conference which will take place on 23-24 February.
21 January 2021