Open Science Committee

The Open Science Committee is responsible for supporting and establishing an Open Science culture in teaching and research at the University of Zurich. In particular, it supports the Open Science Team.

The Committee was set up following a resolution by the Executive Board of the University on 19 March 2019. Internal regulations are being developed.

Tasks

The Committee has the following tasks:

  • Policy and Strategy: Developing an Open Science policy and recommendations on establishing Open Science as part of teaching and research at the University of Zurich
  • Communication: Liaising with the faculties regarding needs, expectations and suggestions on Open Science
  • Support: Promoting Open Science initiatives and engagement, supporting and advising UZH departments

Members

Chairperson Open Science Delegates

  • Prof. Dr. Marc Thommen (Sabbatical) / Replacement: Prof. Dr. Walter Boente
  • Prof. Dr. Leonhard Held

Vice President Research

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Stark

Deputy President and Vice President Education and Student Affairs

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Siegert

Vice President Faculty Affairs and Scientific Information

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger

Faculty of Theology

  • Prof. Dr. Rafael Walthert
  • Dr. Sabrina Müller

Faculty of Law

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Gächter
  • Prof. Dr. Kerstin Vokinger

Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

Prof. Dr. Rainer Winkelmann

Faculty of Medicine

  • Prof. Dr. César Nombela-Arieta
  • Prof. Dr. Maries van den Broek

Vetsuisse Faculty

Prof. Dr.  Adrian Hehl

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Oberauer
  • Prof. Dr. Sebastian Scholz

Faculty of Science

Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey

Open Access Ambassador SNF

Dr. Melanie Röthlisberger

Center for Reproducible Science

Dr. Eva Furrer

Citizen Science Center

Maria Rosa Mondardini

Central IT

Thomas Sutter

S3IT

Marcel Riedi

Office for Gender Equality and Diversity

  • Dr. Karin Gilland Lutz
  • Dr. Mihaela Falub

Research Development

Dr. Martin Bühler

University Library 

  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Mumenthaler
  • Dr. Wilfried Lochbühler
  • Dr. Andrea Malits

Zentralbibliothek

  • Dr. Christian Oesterheld
  • Dr. Elisabeth Gamer

Open Science Office

  • Katherine Hermans
  • Manuela Höfler