Category: Guest post

Highlights of 2015: Blog Posts & Publications

2015 was a great year for DNAdigest! We organised more events, welcomed more volunteers to the team and increased our output of online communications and blog generation! It has been a joy to watch our followers...

Crowdsourced Analysis of Family Genomes

This is a guest post by Manuel Corpas. Originally published on Figshare. Manuel Corpas is the Project Leader for Plant and Animal Genomes at The Genome Analysis Centre in Norfolk. His primary role is to develop software tools for analysis, integration and data...

Why we should stop talking about data sharing

This is a guest post by Barbara Prainsack. Barbara Prainsack is a Professor at the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College London. She has published widely on social, ethical and...

The key elements of good data sharing practice

This is a guest post by Wellcome Trust. Originally published on blog.wellcome.ac.uk   The Wellcome Trust is a leading partner in the Public Health Research Data Forum, which brings together research funders who are committed to increasing...

Information management: to federate or not to federate

This is a guest post by Yasmin Alam-Faruque, member of Eagle Genomics’ Biocuration team. Originally published on eaglegenomics.com Information management is a key organisational activity that concerns the acquisition, organisation, cataloguing and structuring of information from...

How research data sharing can save lives

This is a guest post by Trish Groves, head of research at The BMJ.  Originally published on BMJ.com website.   Everyone’s been missing a trick. The whole debate on sharing clinical study data has focused on transparency, reproducibility,...