Building blogs of Science

#SciFund is up at RocketHub!

Fabiana Kubke Nov 02, 2011

What if scientists were to crowd-source funding for their research? Yup, you heard right. Many scientists are asking the question: what would people, rather than established funding agencies, put their pennies on….. And the answer will be found through the SciFund challenge. 49 projects, 44 days left to raise money on RocketHub. From athlete’s foot, [...] … Read More

Open Access Week – 2012

Fabiana Kubke Oct 27, 2011

We are now in the middle of Open Access Week – a good time to reflect on how widely we share that which we publish. The University of Auckland held an event where we got to hear from Helen Ross, Jean Rockel, Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Chris Paton about their experiences in Open Access publishing. The [...] … Read More

Drafting proposals in the open – sketching out project ideas

Fabiana Kubke May 04, 2011

[also posted in] This post is licenced under a CC0 Recapitulation “Professionally our methods of transmitting and reviewing the results of research are generations old and by now are totally inadequate for their purpose.” Vannevar Bush, 1945 As announced last week, we – Fabiana Kubke and Daniel Mietchen – are currently participating in the Getting your [...] … Read More