February 13, 2024

Stories from the YERUN Open Science Awards 2022: LERO Open Science Committee

Dr. Martina Prendergast

LERO Open Science Committee, submitted by Prof. Brian Fitzgerald, Professor in Business & Technology at the University of Limerick, and Dr. Martina Prendergast, Research Officer at the University of Limerick, is one of the winners of the 2022 edition of the YERUN Open Science Awards.  

Prof. Brian Fitzgerald

The LERO Open Science Committee was formed in 2022 to develop centre-wide strategies that lead to increased visibility for researchers, greater opportunities for collaboration and greater transparency in the research process.  


One year after receiving the award, Prof. Brian Fitzgerald, and Dr. Martina Prendergast share with us an insightful video where they delve into the progress of their project’s follow-up. They also explore how the YERUN award has been instrumental in propelling Open Science initiatives within their institution and beyond. 



The LERO Open Science Committee exemplifies the transformative potential of strategic initiatives in fostering transparency and collaboration within research communities. Furthermore, the committee’s commitment to open science principles continues to inspire positive change, both within the center and beyond.

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