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Bernard Rentier

Université de Liège

Bernard Rentier has been the Rector of the "Université de Liège" (ULg) from 2005 to 2014. He graduated in Biology at the ULg in 1970. Virologist and immunologist by training, he performed his research work at the National Institute for Medical Research (Mill Hill, London, 1975) and at the National Institutes for Medical Research (Bethesda, MD, USA, 1976-1981) then back at ULg.

He founded and is chairing'EOS (Enabling Open Scholarship), an international association promoting Open Access in universities worldwide.

Bernard Rentier earned a honoris causa doctorate degree at the UQÀM, Montreal in 2014 in recognition of his contribution to Open Access at the ULg, in Europe and worldwide.

Speaker during the Open Science session