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Jane on January 26th, 2012

On Wednesday Oxfam, a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering, adopted Open Repository’s enhanced DSpace hosted solution. Oxfam Policy & Practice is a new resource for the humanitarian and development community. Their website provides an insight into Oxfam’s development and humanitarian policy, practice, and research. When Oxfam began the […]

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Open access to the latest research became even easier this week with the launch of BioMed Central’s newly redesigned website (www.biomedcentral.com). The company, which pioneered the open access model and now publishes over 220 open access journals, has introduced a streamlined design and new look which makes the high-traffic website site much more straightforward to […]

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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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