Tagged: open access

#SciFund is up at RocketHub! - Building blogs of Science

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

TOSP Episode 8: October 31st 2011 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 31, 2011

Featuring something ever so slightly different this week. Elf, as previously mentioned, is away for a couple of weeks (somewhere in the Pacific, possibly)? So aimee invited friend, and the g33k show co-host Chelfyn Baxter onto the podcast. This week, we covered the very real possibility of a functional malarial vaccine, carbon … Read More

Drafting proposals in the open – sketching out project ideas - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke May 04, 2011

[also posted in http://www.science3point0.com/evomri/2011/05/03/drafting-proposals-in-the-open-sketching-out-project-ideas/] 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

Opening up [I think] - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Sep 23, 2010

What does it mean, in science, to be open? I don’t know. I wrote a while back, that while I endorse the principles of ‘openness‘, I struggle with the issue of ‘how‘. Since then I have been trying to listen and learn. [Or, better said, shut up and listen.] I started trying to see what [...] … Read More

[Open] Science Sunday — 18.07.10 - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Jul 19, 2010

Thursday saw a meeting on ‘Data Matters: Making the Most of Publicly-Funded Research Data ‘ organised by the Ministry of Research Science and Technology. The event was tweeted under the #ResearchDataMatters hash-tag on twitter, and I wrote my notes on my FriendFeed page. The day consisted of a number of topical talks (great all of [...] … Read More

Royal Society publishing free to read, 1665 – today - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Jun 23, 2010

Until July 30th 2010, all of the content published by the Royal Society is open access to all. Dig into it while you can! [caption id="attachment_2711" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="(Source: Royal Society website.)"][/caption] Some of you will know I am a fan of older and ‘ancient’ science. I’ve previously … Read More