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Andrew Magee

Honourable Mention: Andrew Magee

The Makings of a Meta-Analysis or: How I Wasted Dozens of Hours Obtaining Publicly Available Data This post was written by Andrew Magee as one of the honorable mentions for our data sharing essay...

health data sharing model

Paper: Big Desire to Share Big Health Data

The recent paper, Big Desire to Share Big Health Data: A Shift in Consumer Attitudes toward Personal Health Information, exploring the desire (or lack of desire) to share big health data provides a lot of...

We’ve been answering questions on reddit!

We love talking to you all. So much so we’ve been talking to the different scientific communities and as such Check us out doing AMA’s on reddit: Genetics: http://www.reddit.com/r/genetics/ Bioinformatics: http://www.reddit.com/r/bioinformatics/ Genomics: http://www.reddit.com/r/genomics/ Science:...

BRCA commons

Building a BRCA Commons

Almost two decades ago The Bermuda Principles were set up to reconcile differences between public and private sector interests in relation to human genome sequencing and genetics. The idea of a commons obeying these...

Tempest

Meet Tempest: Part of the DNAdigest Team

You may already be familiar with Tempest Van Schaik through our crowdfunding campaign but finally we are properly introducing her! Tempest is just completing her PhD in bioengineering at Imperial College London and has joined the DNAdigest team to research...

graphic exploring the genetics clinic of the future and data sharing

GCOF: The Server Room and Data Sharing

The graphic below, ‘The Server Room’ visualises the processes and challenges associated with sharing our data. It’s been a bit of a wait for the final instalment of output from the Genetics Clinic of...

RDA Third Plenary Session

RDA Third Plenary Meeting

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) 3rd plenary conference is being held next week and of course CEO Fiona Nielsen will be in attendance. The event is focussing on data policy and has distinguished speakers from across the...