Catriona has more than 21 years experience in scholarly publishing (previously with Elsevier and PLOS). Catriona is a member of the OASPA Board of Directors and DORA steering committee, former member of the EC’s Open Science Policy Platform, and co-authored the 2019 EC Scoping Report on Reproducibility.
Jakub Rajcani, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in psychology at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. He finished his Ph.D. at the same institution in 2018. He currently focuses on research topics of psychosocial stress and emotion regulation and lectures on general psychology, biopsychology, and research statistics. He is one of the founding members of the Slovak Reproducibility Network.
Lex Bouter is involved in research and teaching on research integrity and open science topics. He was appointed as tenured Professor of Epidemiology in 1992 and served as a rector of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam between 2006 and 2013. Later, in 2014, his tenured professorship was changed from Epidemiology to Methodology and Integrity. Professor Bouter has supervised 78 PhD students, of whom to date 17 were appointed as professor. He is the founding chair of the World Conferences on Research Integrity Foundation.
Maura is an Adjunct Professor at University College Dublin, working with the Research Culture Team. Previously she was a senior manager at the Health Research Board Ireland. She has been involved in advancing research integrity (RI) policy for many years, is Treasurer of the World Conference on RI Foundation Governing Board, Co-chair of the 8th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI), Board member of the Embassy of Good Science and Vice-Chair of ENRIO until 2022. Maura is Chair of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics and co-authored the ALLEA European Code of Conduct for RI 2017. She sits on several EU Policy and Stakeholder Advisory Boards for EU projects that research RI and ethics issues.
Olavo Amaral is a former medical doctor and neuroscientist currently working on metascience with a focus on research reproducibility in basic biomedical science. He coordinates the Brazilian Reproducibility Initiative and is one of the founders of the Brazilian Reproducibility Network.
Oleksandr holds a Ph.D. in computer science. He is an ex-President and Advisory Board Member of Eurodoc, the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers, and an active Open Science advocate. During 2021-2022 Dr. Berezko coordinated the National Plan for Open Science development in Ukraine.
Sabina Leonelli serves as Director of the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences (Egenis); theme lead for the "Data Governance, Ethics and Openness" strand of the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI); and Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute. She currently leads the ERC Consolidator Award “A Philosophy of Open Science for Diverse Research Environments” (2021-2026, www.opensciencestudies.eu).
Tim collaborates with researchers and stakeholders across scientific disciplines and organizations on projects aimed to understand the current research process and to evaluate initiatives designed to increase reproducibility and openness of scientific research. Tim earned a B.S. degree in both Biology and Chemistry from St. Lawrence University, an M.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology from the University of Virginia.