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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...

ContentMine and DNAdigest Hackday

From the volunteers and organisers of ContentMine and DNAdigest  comes a new hackday! #ContentMineHackday ContentMine is an open-source project, funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, that extracts facts from scientific literature in machine readable form. We will use the tools...

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DNAdigest interviews UX developer from Repositive

  Repositive is a social enterprise, building tools to facilitate ethical and efficient genomic data sharing for research. It was spun out of DNAdigest in late 2014. Today we interview Jana Grajciarova, a UX/UI developer...

DNAdigest interviews

DNAdigest Interviews EMC

EMC is a global tech organisation renowned for storage and management of big data. With VMware and Pivotal, EMC has moved from storage to virtualisation to app development. And for the last 5 years EMC has...

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,...