Bringing together researchers from all disciplines and career stages to explore the principles and practices of open research.

22 May - 26 May

Explore  a variety of events covering topics such as open access publishing, data management, qualitative open data, reproducible research, and registered reports. Join us in person, for our flagship one day conference, or attend a webinar online.

All events are free and open to internal and external attendees. The webinars will be hosted by expert speakers, providing valuable insights and advice on how to effectively practice open research and how it can benefit your research and career.

Whether you are a seasoned researcher or just starting out in your field, Open Research Week will have something for you.

Registration for webinars remains open, scroll down to read more about the sessions available.

Conference day

Our conference day on campus will be Wednesday 24 May 2023 at Keele Hall, Salvin Room.

For directions to Keele Hall and for more information on the venue please see the Events and Conferencing pages.

Please note that parking on the day will be via pre-registered permits and pay and display car parks only. Keele Hall parking is not available for staff or visitors on this day due to another event, please use the other campus car parks ensuring you have a permit or have paid and displayed in a relevant bay. For further information please refer to the Eventbrite page.


Registration for this event is now closed.  

If you missed out, then why not join one of our webinars


Time Event Speaker
11:30am Tea and coffee -
12pm Open Research at Keele: Our journey so far Dr Jim Grange
12:15pm The UK Committee on Research Integrity: landscape and opportunities Professor Rachael Gooberman-Hill
1:05pm An Overview of the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) and the Open Research Programme Professor Andrew Stewart
1:30pm The UKRN's Open Research programme. WP1: Training Professor Tom Stafford
1:55pm Break -
2:05pm Open Research Practices: Ethical and Legal Considerations in Sharing Sensitive Twitter Data Professor Ed de Quincey, Dr Molly Drummond and Professor Liz Poole
2:20pm Open Research @ Keele Case Study: E-laboratory notebooks at Keele - trial and tribulations Dr Sarah Hart
2:40pm Open Research Award announcements Dr Jim Grange
3:10pm Panel Q&A and discussion Keele Research Integrity Committee
3:30pm Close  



Join us throughout the week for our online webinar sessions. 


  Time (GMT) Webinar Title Host/Speaker
Monday 22 May 1pm 

Open Research 101 — Start Your Journey Here!

Dr Jim Grange, University Academic Lead for Research Integrity & Improvement

Tuesday 23 May

1pm (SOLD OUT)

Embracing the Mess: Exploring if, when, why, and how to open your qualitative data 

Annayah M.B. Prosser, University of Bath

Thursday 25 May 1pm Open Access Publishing: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Strategies Sophie Bishop, Scholarly Communications and Research Support Librarian
Thursday 25 May 2pm

Bring your data!

Demonstrating Keele’s Data Repository

Scott McGowan, Head of Library Academic Services
Friday 26 May 1pm Everything You Wanted to Know About Open Research: Q&A Session   Keele Research Integrity and Improvement Committee