Joe MacArthur

Open Access Button

Joseph McArthur is the Assistant Director of the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC's student initiative. Joe joins the R2RC as an accomplished Open Access advocate, having co-founded and co-led the Open Access Button. The Open Access Button aims to illustrate the impact of paywalls around scholarly research articles, and the project has gained significant attention both within and beyond the Open Access community, including from the Guardian, Scientific American and EU science ministers. Joe also has a strong background in working with student organizations, including many years as a leader within Medsin-UK, the UK’s largest student run global health network.

Website: The Open Access Button
Twitter: @Mcarthur_Joe

Speaker during the Open Science session