Taking place this Thursday, 7 December is a workshop to investigate setting up an Australian Open Scholarship Policy Observatory, as announced at the recent Digital Pathways event at Macquarie University.
Attendance is free, but registrations are essential. Light lunch and refreshments will be provided. The workshop will be facilitated by Professors Lynne and Ray Siemens from Canada’s Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE) partnership, which has recently established its own Policy Observatory. Other confirmed participants include:
- Ginny Barbour (QUT), Director, Australasian Open Access Strategy Group
- Anne Bell, (USydney), Consortium of Australian Research Libraries
- Kylie Brass, Australian Academy of the Humanities
- Amanda Lawrence, (Swinburne), Analysis and Policy Observatory
- Ingrid Mason, AARNET
- Lucy Montgomery, (Curtin), Director, Centre for Culture and Technology
- Andrew Treloar, Australian National Data Programme
The objective of the workshop will be to explore establishing an Australian Observatory and to begin organising its future shape and work, as well as potential sources of funding, including possible grant applications.
This inaugural workshop grows out of Western Sydney University DHRG’s partnership with and commitment to INKE. It is being organised and sponsored by the Digital Humanities Research Groups of Western Sydney University and the Sydney University and the Sydney Intellectual History Network.