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P5 Open Science Projects

Closing event of swissuniversities-P5 Open Science Projects at UZH

On November 18, a closing event will take place of all swissuniversities-funded P5 Open Science projects that have been carried out at UZH or in which UZH is involved. The event is aimed at all previous project leaders and team members, future project leaders and all members of the UZH interested in project funding from swissuniversities.

When: Monday 18 November, 10am-1.30pm (incl. Lunch)

Where: Small auditorium (RAA-G-01), Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich

Preliminary Program

10:00  —  Welcome address
10:05  —  Keynote Vice Presidents
10:40  —  Presentation of UZH-wide projects
11:30  —  Closing
until 1:30pm  —  Standing lunch in the atrium (Lichthof) of the RAA building

Organisation and contact

Open Science Services (University Library UZH), in the names of Vice President Prof Christian Schwarzenegger and Vice President Prof Elisabeth Stark.



Overview of all P5 Open Science Projects at UZH

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The Platinum Open Access Funding (PLATO) project aims at developing sustainable funding and support strategies for Diamond Open Access in Switzerland.

Kontakt: Daniela Hahn

OHiS - Oral Health in Switzerland

OHiS is a longitudinal epidemiological study in Switzerland creating an open research platform between the dental university centers in Zurich, Basel, and Bern.

Contact: Tim Joda



The project “Upgrading the linguistic ORD ecosystem” tackles the issue of adhering to FAIR
principles when working with challenging language data, proposes and implements solutions.

Contact: Cristina Grisot

Data Stewards Network

The Data Stewards Network is part of a project funded by swissuniversities with the goal to connect and support researchers and employees of the university that are committed to FAIR and open data.

Contact: Susanna Weber


HI-FRAME is about aligning professorial hiring at UZH with the Open Science movement, while simultaneously also articulating the nexus between Open Science and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Contact: Karin Gilland-Lutz & Mihaela Falub


«Proto4DigEd» entwickelt, evaluiert und dokumentiert in einem öffentlich zugänglichen Handbuch prototypische Workflows für digitale Editionen am Beispiel der Korrespondenz des französischen Philologen Gaston Paris.

Contact: Elias Zimmermann


The goals of E-Specimina are to bolster researchers in adopting and advancing Open Research Data (ORD) practices when sampling physical objects from natural history collections for research projects.

Contact: Reto Nyffeler aims to allow scholars to create and publish interactive and executable online
content without requiring web development skills.

Contact: Andrei Plamada


enviPathPlus brings the biodegradation platform enviPath to the next level by improving user accessibility and linking to chemical and biological resources, with the objective to better understand and predict biodegradation processes of organic contaminants.

Contact: Kathrin Fenner & Jasmin Hafner

Openverse - Shaping the Future of XR Research

Openverse is an interdisciplinary platform for co-creation of virtual spaces.

Contact: Anand van Zelderen

Open Research Data in Veterinary Medicine

Das Projekt "Open Research Data in Veterinary Medicine" (ORDVET) will innerhalb der Vetsuisse-Fakultät das Bewusstsein für einen verantwortungsvollen Umgang mit Daten schärfen und über ORD-Praktiken und die FAIR-Prinzipien informieren.

Contact: Elena Dhein


ORD-Xplore reveals connections between highly heterogenous digital editions to support digital librarians in the edition unification process, towards their goals to enhance FAIR principles, leading to more open, connected, and accessible editions.

Contact: Jürgen Bernard


A Framework for Avoiding the Open Research Data Dump (AFFORD) aims to establish a support framework that lowers the barriers to publishing data and other forms of research output according to the FAIR principles.

Contact: Vartan Kurtcuoglu  & Leonhard Held


Strengthen the Interoperability and Reusability of Research Outputs (SIRRO) focuses on the ORD practices of preregistration and data management planning as measures to avoid bias and to increase quality.

Contact: Eva Furrer


FIWI-ON macht die umfangreiche Sammlung des Seminars für Filmwissenschaft
für die Forschung zugänglich.

Kontakt: Simon Spiegel

Moving ORD practices into cancer care

This project explores and tests ORD principles in the context of cancer care, through a combination of engagement with relevant communities at the UZH as well as a technical demonstrator of a cutting edge data discovery technology.

Contact: Michael Krauthammer & Michael Baudis