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New intern with DNAdigest: Suraj Rai

Assisting with media and communications DNAdigest has found a fab intern Suraj Rai is a biotechnology graduate from York University. He is currently applying for PhD positions as the next step in his career...

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Open Research meetup group started in Cambridge

A new local chapter for the Open Knowledge Foundation has started in Cambridge. The Open Research Cambridge group is all about Open Research, OpenScience and CitizenScience.  Look them up on Twitter: @OpenResCam and read more on...

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Nuffield reports on privacy and data control

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics held their second fact-finding meeting on September 12th. The summary from their latest meeting presents the combined expert knowledge of the current status of patient privacy in relation to data...

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Data sharing for cancer in the cloud

The latest example of how collaborative data sharing enables new discoveries. The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Pan-Cancer project involved more than 250 collaborators from 30 different institutions who collected a common standardised dataset of...

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Open Knowledge conference 2013

The OKCon in Geneva September 17-19 was a great event including lots of very inspiring speakers talking on all aspects of ‘Open’, from Open Data to Open Science. A wrap-up of the conference with...

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Research Data Alliance 2nd plenary

If you missed the second plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance which was held in Washington DC, you will be delighted to know that the live webcasts were recorded and available via TVworldwide:...

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DNAdigest workshop at ICSB2013

On August 29th DNAdigest organized a pre-conference workshop for the ICSB conference. Our workshop was titled “DNAdigest: translational genomics – from bioinformatics to medical informatics”. Our international audience were treated with three invited talks...

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How to recognise a shrew… and Open Data

Excellent poetry/science mix by Mike Galsworthy The Open Science and Open Data proponent Mike Galsworthy also happens to be an excellent poet. For your afternoon entertainment, we recommend watching this 10 min YouTube clip from...