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.
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:
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.
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.
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.