Open Science: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges

    22/06/2022 - 14:00
    Thailand, Bangkok
    22/06/2022 - 16:30
    The National Science & Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) with the support of EURAXESS ASEAN

The National Science & Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research, and Innovation (MHESI), Thailand is hosting a virtual meeting and discussion as part of Responsible Conduct of Research focusing on OPEN SCIENCE with the support of EURAXESS ASEAN.

OPEN SCIENCE is a movement in the research community, defined by inclusive and constructive sharing of scientific data to promote open knowledge and access to support research reproducibility and transparency. By fostering digitalization and collaborative tools, contribution to the scientific community will increase. This webinar aims to develop perspectives and good practices in the OPEN SCIENCE approach.

This is designed for the university/research institute heads and all researchers. In addition, it hopes to contribute creative ideas and effective tools to improve research quality and integrity.

Anticipated learning outcomes for all participants are:

  • Appreciate the importance and raise awareness of OPEN SCIENCE within the context of scientific research

  • Identify good practices, capacity building, and creative ideas to implement OPEN SCIENCE approach across institutes



14.00 –14.20 Opening and Honorary Lecture “Perspectives on Open Science”

By Prof. Emeritus Dr.Yongyuth Yuthavong

Former Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand

Former Deputy Prime Minister, Thailand

Advisor to the President of NSTDA and Senior Specialist, National Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology(BIOTEC), Thailand

14.20–14.40 Overview Open Science in Europe

By Dr. Konstantinos Glinos, Head of Unit for Open Science, European Commission

14.40 –15.00 Initiative Open Science in Malaysia

By Prof. Dr. Noorsaadah Abd. Rahman

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Universiti Malaya

Chair of Malaysia Open Science Alliance (MOSA), MOSTI, Malaysia

15.00 –15.20 Fostering Open Science in Singapore

By Prof. Lim Kah Leong,MD.

Professor and Vice Dean (Research), Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), SingaporeResearch Director (Biomedical and Life Sciences), President's Office, NTU

President's Chair in Translational Neuroscience, NTU

15.20 –16.20 Panel Discussion: Implication of Open Science for International Collaboration


Dr.Roland Pieruschka, Project Management, European Plant Phenotyping Network and Senior Researcher, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

Dr. Julien Chicot, Senior Policy Officer The Guild of European Research Intensive Universities

Dr. Nirawat Thammajak, Director of S&T Development Division Thailand Science Research & Innovation (TSRI), Thailand

Prof. Prasit Palittapongarnpim MD.,Executive Vice President NSTDA, Thailand


Prof. Dr. Supapan Seraphin, Senior Advisor, NSTDA

Dr. Susanne Rentzow-Vasu, Regional Coordinator EURAXESS Worldwide

16.20 – 16.30 Q & A