The University of Manchester hosts Open Research Conference 2024

Opening Up Research (500 x 298 px)
Opening Up Research (500 x 298 px)
The University of Manchester’s was a great success, marking the culmination of the Opening Up Research Programme 2023/24 . The event was a collaborative effort by the Office for Open Research, the School of Engineering Open Research Lead, the UK Reproducibility Network, and the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute with support from the University’s Open Research Strategy Group, chaired by Professor Colette Fagan.

The conference provided an inclusive platform for researchers, post-graduate students, educators, practitioners, and policy makers from diverse disciplines and sectors, to explore the principles and practices of open research.

The Conference Abstract Book and the full programme of presentations are openly available on Figshare.

Recognising Contributions: Open Research Award 2024

A highlight of the event was the announcement of the inaugural : recognising outstanding contributions to the University’s open research culture over the past year.

Dr Stuart Wright (a Research Fellow in Health Economics at the University) was recognised for his contribution to the team research project, . This project focuses on open and transparent validation of a breast cancer screening model evaluating the clinical and economic outcomes of different risk-based screening strategies in the UK. in the UK.

Looking Ahead: Open Research Conference 2025

Based on the positive feedback from attendees, there are plans to run the conference again next year. If you are interested in being part of the Open Research conference 2025, please contact the Office for Open Research: