Chief Scientist on open access

Chief Scientist Cathy Foley is on an Open Access Australasia Panel this afternoon, considering, “growing the value of research by nurturing the open knowledge ecosystem.” In August then Industry Minister Christian Porter ticked Dr Foley’s workplan which includes, “champion Open Access … including development of a roadmap, with links to research integrity,” (CMM August 31).

In March Dr Foley said was “closely considering” an OA strategy in Australia, (CMM March 18).