Open Access can help deliver a Healthy Ireland

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Open Access can help deliver a Healthy Ireland

Time: October 20, 2014 from 6am to 7am
Country: Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, Dublin 2
Website or Map: http://www.thehealthwell.info…
Phone: 01 478 6307
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Louise Bradley
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2014

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http://www.thehealthwell.info/open-access-can-help-deliver-healthy-ireland

Open Access can help deliver a Healthy Ireland

This seminar is part of the Annual Open Access Week, a global event that provides an opportunity to learn more about the benefits of Open Access

Co-hosted by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the HSE Regional Library & Information Service

Date: Monday, 20 October 2014
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 2
Background

Healthy Ireland is a new national framework for action to improve health and wellbeing in the Republic of Ireland over the coming generation. Based on the evidence, it outlines a new commitment to public health with a considerable emphasis on prevention. While also advocating for stronger health and social systems.

Open Access (OA) is the immediate, freely available, online access to research outputs. These outputs include peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers and datasets of various types. The restrictions on use, commonly imposed by publisher copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control, do not apply.
Aim
The seminar aims to:

Raise awareness about Open Access (OA) initiatives and Healthy Ireland
Explore how Open Access Initiatives can support the delivery of Healthy Ireland
Showcase key Open Access initiatives

Who should attend?

Health professionals interested in accessing and using research and information; particularly in public health and health and social care. This is an opportunity to discuss and learn more about Open Access and Healthy Ireland.
Programme

10.00 – 10.30 Registration

10.30 – 10.35 Welcome and introduction – Prof. Kevin Balanda, Institute of Public Health in Ireland

10.35 – 11.00 What is Healthy Ireland? – Dr. Miriam Owens, Department of Health

11.00 – 11.30 What is Open Access (OA)? – Prof. Niamh Brennan, Trinity College Dublin

11.30 – 12.00 Panel discussion: How OA can support a Healthy Ireland?

12.00 – 1.00 Exhibit of key Irish OA initiatives

A light lunch will be served

1.00 Close

Please register your interest in attending this event by Friday, 10 October 2014 by emailing Louise Bradley (louise.bradley@publichealth.ie) at The Institute of Public Health in Ireland or call (1) 478 6307

Belfast:

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland
Forestview
Purdy's Lane
Belfast
BT8 7ZX
Northern Ireland

Telephone: +44 28 9064 8494
Fax: +44 28 9064 6604
Email: info@publichealth.ie>

Dublin:

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland
5th Floor, Bishops Square
Redmond's Hill
Dublin 2
Ireland

Telephone: +353 1 478 6300
Fax: + 353 1 478 6319
Email: info@publichealth.ie>

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