November 15, 2018

Learn With Fun: A Research workshop session

It is our immense pleasure to inform you that Open Access Bangladesh, Dhaka University Research Society and Department of Management Information Systems, University of Dhaka are jointly arranging a workshop session named “Learn with Fun”.
The main objective of this workshop is “creating desire for research works to the early career researchers and university students”. Another aim of this workshop is to bring together participants from various disciplines to enable an in-depth dialogue focused on Open Research, Open Data and Open Education for building synergies and collaboration opportunities for open access movement in Bangladesh. Moreover, this workshop would like to touch “innovation related with sustainable development” issues and knowledge based digital Bangladesh.

Program Schedule:

‍✴ Reception 8:00 – 9:00 AM

✳ Inauguration Session (9:00AM to 9:30AM)

✳ Motivational session (9:30-10.15AM) :
The reason for becoming a researcher with FUN and GAME.
➡Speaker: Prof. Moinuddin Chawdhury
Lead Visionary and Chief Executive Officer, Society for Leadership Skills Development (SLSD)

✴Tea break :(10.15-10.40 AM)

✴Panel Discussion (10.40 -12.30 PM) :

①. Speaker: Dr. S. M. Zabed Ahmed
Professor, Dept. of Information Science and Library Management,
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
➡Discussion topic: Necessity of open access policy in Bangladeshi Universities.

②. Speaker: Abdullah Shams Bin Tariq
Professor, Department of Physics, University of Rajshahi
➡Discussion topic: The role of Open Access in Paywall pricing and solutions: Bangladesh perspective.

③. Speaker: Prof. Dr. Mamun-Al-Mahtab (Shwapnil)
Professor, Dept. of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
➡Discussion topic: Research & publications in health science of Bangladesh: how Open Access movement can boost.

④. Md. Mustafizur Rahman
Additional Secretary & Project Director,
Access to Information ( A2i)
➡Discussion topic:Initiative of Open Government Data for research, education & science in Bangladesh

⑤. Dr. Muhammad Manjurul Karim
Department of Microbiology, University of Dhaka and Moderator of DURS
➡Discussion topic: Necessity of Open Science in Bangladesh.

⑥. Malik Fida A Khan
Deputy Executive Director, Operation, (CEGIS)
➡Discussion topic: Research Evaluation and Assessment: Open access Perspective.

⑦. Dr. Nazim Uddin,Senior Manager ICDDR,B Dhaka
➡Discussion topic: How Open Access supports Scholarly Communication.

⑧. Ms. Hasina Afroz, University Librarian, BRAC University
➡Discussion topic: The role of the next-generation repository in supporting open access.

✴ Mime Show and Docu Drama on Research and Fun (12.30 to 13.00)

✴Closing Speech

#Registration Deadline: 15 November, 2018 (8 PM).
*Registration is free.
#Registration Link:

#All Participants will get certificate & snacks.
….This program open for all

For your kind understanding about the organizers:
Open Access Bangladesh is a part of global Open Access Movement, which is a global, non-political, knowledge based, philanthropic movement to promote online research outputs that are free of all restrictions on access (e.g. access tolls) and free of many restrictions on use (e.g. certain copyright and license restrictions). It is the result of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI); an initiative on the part of numerous national and international scholars, scientists and government/ non-government agencies from the sciences and humanities. For more details on Open Access movement & Open Access Bangladesh, it is referring to visit the web-sites & .

Dhaka University Research Society (DURS) is a student based affiliated research organization of the University of Dhaka. It is the first organization which facilitates the students to be engaged in research work in Bangladesh. For more about DURS please visit: .

“Department of Management Information Systems (MIS)” is an academic department under “Faculty of Business Studies” of the University of Dhaka. For more about this Department of Management Information Systems (MIS), please visit :
Informationsplattform Open Access: Startseite

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Deadline: November 17 Hours - 08:00-13:00