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Academy Gold Medallists 2015 share their views on open science and data sharing

24 March 2016

In 2015, medals were awarded in the Engineering Sciences and the Social Sciences. 

The Academy Gold Medals are presented each year to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution in their fields. The Academy Gold Medals are sponsored by the Higher Education Authority.


Open science and data sharing were the key topics addressed at the recent award ceremony where Robert-Jan Smits, Director General of DG Research and Innovation of the European Union and the Academy Gold Medallists, Professor Philip R Lane and Professor Alan Smeaton, shared some of their perspectives on these topics. This short film captured some of their views.

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