Small event-based grants towards conferences in the research-driven data science space will be available for the next two years from Code for Science (CS&S). This new fund is an initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and priority allocation will be towards developing governance and selection processes that are robust, sustainable, and centered on the research data science community. More details here.
The Knowledge Exchange has published its first book with contributions from Jisc and other experts in the field of open scholarship. The book – Open Scholarship and the Need for Collective Action – aims to better understand challenges to make scholarship more open.
Open Book Publishers (OBP) seeks to appoint a European Co-ordinator for an 18-month fixed term position as part of the Open Scholarly Communication in the European Research Area for Social Sciences and Humanities – Preparation (OPERAS-P) project. The European Co-ordinator will facilitate exchange between the various library and scholarly publishing communities within the EU, and the international Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project. The implementation of innovative services will address the development of transnational access to publication services, based on the adoption of common standards and the interoperability between publishing services.
CS&S is accepting applications for a Program Manager for the Data Science Community Conference & Events Fund. This is a full time, US-based, remote-friendly position — check out the full job description here.