Social Innovation

Jane on September 23rd, 2010

SciDev.Net – the Science and Development Network – is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world. SciDev.Net’s vision is to achieve better-informed decisions by individuals and organisations in the developing world on science- and technology-related issues, and thus the better integration of scientific knowledge […]

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Jane on September 20th, 2010

ChemSpider was awarded the prestigious ALPSP Award for Publishing Innovation 2010 in a shortlist of four. This Award recognises a significantly innovative approach to any aspect of publication. The judges considered the originality and innovative qualities of each application, together with its utility, benefit to its community and long term development prospects. The judges said: […]

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Jane on September 14th, 2010

CeDEM11 brings together e-democracy, e-participation and e-voting specialists working in academia, politics, government and businesses. The conference will take place at the Danube University in Krems in early May 2011 The call for papers reads: “During the last 10 years, the world has focused on social media and the new forms of societal behaviour, including […]

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Jane on July 13th, 2010

The Smithsonian Commons Prototype website is now live. Once established it will be an example of the growing digital experience and learning model that helps people with their “lifelong learning journeys.” The creation of a Smithsonian Commons is going to be dedicated to stimulating learning, creation, and innovation through open access to Smithsonian research, collections […]

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Jane on June 30th, 2010

Two upcoming conferences: 1. African Regional Conference on Community University Partnerships and Community Based ResearchThe purpose of the conference is to bring together students, scholars, civil society organizations and local communities to exchange experiences and practices of community-university partnership activities with a focus on the Africa region. The call for abstracts is out: Presenters are […]

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