Publishing grant proposals, presubmission

  • 06/06/2016
  • There are a lot of really interesting works being published over at Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO).  If you aren’t already following the updates you can do so via RSS, Twitter, or via email (scroll to the bottom for sign-up). In this post I’m going to discuss why Chad Hammond’s contribution is so remarkable and […]

    Data sharing pilot to report and reflect on data policy challenges via 8 case studies

  • 19/04/2016
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    This week, FORCE2016 is taking place in Portland, USA. The FORCE11 yearly conference is devoted to the utilisation of technological and open science advancements towards a new-age scholarship founded on easily accessible, organised and reproducible research data. As a practical contribution to the scholarly discourse on new modes of communicating knowledge, Prof. Cameron Neylon, Centre […]

    An Open Science plan: Wikidata for Research

  • 23/12/2015
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    Wikidata is to databases what Wikipedia is to encyclopedias – the free version that anyone can edit. Both aim to share “the sum of all human knowledge” across the world in a multitude of languages, and while Wikidata is younger and has a smaller community, it attracts the collaboration of more than 16,000 volunteer contributors […]