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Masimba Hilary Makoni commented on Ina Smith's blog post Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) influencing the direction of open science in SA
"Great work Ina. You are making inroads, I see you now have your own repository at ASSAf."
Oct 27, 2016
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Oct 25, 2016
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Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) influencing the direction of open science in SA

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) represents South Africa in the international community of science academies, and part of its mission is to proactively and reactively embark on a programme of systematic studies of evidence-based issues of national importance. As a signatory to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to…See More
Oct 25, 2016
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Oct 29, 2015
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Oct 22, 2015
Ina Smith posted a blog post

Opening up access to research and information isn't a luxury – it's a necessity

Children struggle to learn when they don’t have science labs and libraries. Learning becomes difficult in classrooms that are falling apart, or where children are expected to sit on the floor because they have neither desks nor chairs.Access to free, accurate information is as important to learning as access to desks, chairs and…See More
Oct 20, 2015
Ina Smith is now a member of Open Access Week
Oct 18, 2015

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Are you participating in OAWeek 2017? (You can update this later)
Yes--definitely!
First name
Ina
Last name
Smith
Organization/institution name
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Type of institution
Other Research
What's your position?
Publisher
What's the level of OA awareness where you are?
Expert
What are your goals for OA Week?
Present 3 papers at SA universities, host an OJS workshop, provide support for colleagues hosting a webinar. Get as many possible SA researchers to populate Wikipedia.
How did you hear of the OA Week site?
SPARC USA

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Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) influencing the direction of open science in SA

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) represents South Africa in the international community of science academies, and part of its mission is to proactively and reactively embark on a programme of systematic studies of evidence-based issues of national importance. As a signatory to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to…

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Posted on October 25, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Here’s one way to recover and protect Africa’s ‘lost science’

Robin Crewe, University of Pretoria

It’s been 20 years since Wayt Gibbs introduced the phrase “lost science” to the world. Writing in…

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Posted on October 29, 2015 at 4:47am

Why it's getting harder to access free, quality academic research

Leti Kleyn, University of Pretoria

Academics at South Africa’s universities increased their research output by 250% between 2000 and 2013. Taxpayers funded a great deal of that…

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Posted on October 29, 2015 at 4:45am

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