Paywall is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and questions the rationale behind the $25 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, where top academic publisher are making a 35-40% profit margin, even greater than the most profitable tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.
The movie is an hour long and will be followed by a facilitated discussion and an Apero.
The event takes place on 24 October 2018 between 5.30-8.00 pm in the auditorium of the Zoological Museum at UZH. Registration is free, including the apero. Register here.
This event is co-organised by ScienceMatters and Life Science Zurich and we would like to acknowledge the Zoological Museum of UZH for providing the venue.