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Building Structural Equity in Open Access in Botswana

Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) partnered with Botswana International University of Science & Technology (BIUST), the Botswana Library Consortium, and Public Library of Science (PLOS) for a workshop on building structural equity in Open Access in Botswana.

Published onOct 26, 2021
Building Structural Equity in Open Access in Botswana

Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) was honored to host higher education stakeholders and the academic community of Botswana to a roundtable discussion on building structural equity in Open Access highlighting its contribution to supporting the academic community.

Meet the panel

Prof. Stephen Mutula - Dean and Head of School of Management, IT and Governance , University of Kwazulu- Natal

Prof. Abraham Atta Ogwu - Deputy Vice Chancellor Research Deevelopment and Innovation, Botswana International University of Science and Technology.

Naniki Maphakwane - Chairperson of Botswana Library Consortium

Roheena Anand- Director, Global Publishing Development at Public Library of Science (PLOS).

Recording of the session:

About BIUST

The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is a Government of Botswana-supported institution established through the BIUST Act (CAP 57:05) as a research-intensive University that specializes in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) at both undergraduate and post-graduate level.

Website: biust.ac.bw

About Public Library of Science (PLOS)

PLOS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

Website: plos.org

About TCC Africa

The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award-winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and is registered in Kenya.  TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers’ output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication.

Website: tcc-africa.org


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