Fabiana Kubke

Science gone bad - Building blogs of Science

Oct 05, 2013

or the day after the sting I got the embargoed copy of Science Magazine article on peer review in Open Access earlier this week, which gave me a chance to read it with tranquility. I have to say I really liked it. It was a cool sting, and it exposed many of the flaws in […]

ASAP Awards Finalists announced - Building blogs of Science

Oct 02, 2013

(Cross-posted from Mind the Brain) Earlier this year, nominations opened for the Accelerating Science Awards Program (ASAP). Backed by major sponsors like Google, PLOS and the Wellcome Trust, and a number of other organisations, this award seeks to “build awareness and encourage the use of scientific research — published through Open Access — in transformative […]

Brain Hype - Building blogs of Science

Aug 31, 2013

“Successful human-to-human brain interface” screamed the headlines – and so there I was clicking my way around the internet to read about it. Those who know me also know that this is the kind of stuff what makes me tick, ever since learning about the pioneering work of Miguel Nicolelis.  A bit over a decade […]

[Open Science Sunday] Lincoln University’s Open Access Policy is out - Building blogs of Science

Jul 28, 2013

New Zealand has its first Open Access Policy thanks to Lincoln University. We have been lagging behind in the OA landscape when it comes to tertiary institutions, and Lincoln’s position is a great step. From their website: Lincoln University takes the position that if public funding has supported the creation of research or other content […]