Citizen Scientists

Jane on December 22nd, 2011

1ST THEMATIC CONFERENCE ON THE KNOWLEDGE COMMONS Governing Pooled Knowledge Resources: Building Institutions for Sustainable Scientific, Cultural and Genetic Resource Commons 12-14th September 2012 Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium CALL FOR PAPERS http://biogov.uclouvain.be/iasc/index.php TOPIC A variety of initiatives and policies have been proposed that are going beyond “open access”, and aim to facilitate more […]

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John Willinsky, Stanford University, University of British Columbia spoke at the new school. His talk is titled, “Does What We Know Belong To All? The Intellectual Property Principles” The introduction was by Dean David Scobey, The New School for Public Engagement The New School is a legendary progressive university comprising schools bound by a common, […]

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Jane on October 25th, 2011

Patient advocacy groups turn to open-access publishing to advance research quest Washington, D.C. – Pat Furlong founded Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) in 1995 to link families, like hers, who had been affected by muscular dystrophy with both resources and hope. Now, Furlong has blazed a new trail in the fight to end the disease. […]

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Jane on October 6th, 2011

Public Attitudes to Science (PAS) 2011 is the fourth in a series of studies looking at the UK public’s attitudes to science, scientists and science policy, building on previous research in 2000, 2005 and 2008. Ipsos MORI, in association with the British Science Association (BSA), conducted this latest study on behalf of the Department for […]

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The 5th Living Knowledge conference will be held in Gustav-Stresemann-Institut Bonn 10-12 May 2012 “This conference will provide an opportunity for policy makers, academics and civil society organisations to consider current practice and future opportunities in the field of research partnerships. The 5th Living Knowledge Conference will set its focus on different themes to get […]

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