screenshot TWAS webinar

Organising and presenting an Introduction to Open Science Webinar for the UNESCO World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries.

Netherlands National Programme Open Science

logo Nationaal Programma Open Science

Different roles in the context of the National Programme Open Science which is chaired by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW), such as such as lead of the cross-domain project ‘ACCELERATE OPEN SCIENCE Fostering initiatives that promote Open Science in the Netherlands’ and Lead of the Organisational Committee of the National Open Science Festival.


TU Delft OS Programme Engagement Strategy

Delivering an Engagement Plan for the TU Delft Open Science Programme. Strategy development and hosting of two online co-creation workshops to kick off coordination efforts across the different projects within the programme.

ORCID Campaign UKB

poster ORCID campaign

A national campaign for the ORCID working group of the UKB, the Dutch consortium of research libraries and the National library.

Goal was to raise awareness about ORCID amongst researchers at Dutch universities, and to convince them to create their own ORCID-iD. ORCID is an international system for the persistent identification of academic authors.

Opening Up the Research Life Cycle

Lead organiser of the conference Opening Up the Research Life Cycle: Innovative Methods for Op Science of the H2020 OpenUp project, for the University of Amsterdam.

Photos CC by OpenUP


melanie producing a video and screen shot video

Executive producer of several short films/videos, like conference videos for the Open Science Fair 2017 and 2019, regular interviews for the OpenAIRE project, a series of videos for the Dutch Science Week, and the series ‘The National Library in one Minute’.

EU Presidency Open Science Cafes

the cards designed for the open science cafe

Concept development of an open science playing cards concept to kick-start a dialog between 300+ attendees, from researchers to members of the European Parliament, for the Dutch EU Presidency Open Science Conference in 2016.