- Posted by John on December 31, 2013
Science is changing. The widespread reach and accessibility of the internet means that more people have access to more knowledge than ever before.
This is helping science at each end of the spectrum, from young scientists learning about the latest developments from CERN or on-board the International Space Station, through to the international, multi-disciplinary collaborations which make these projects possible and use the results to discover new breakthroughs and inspire new ideas.
To kick off the New Year and this new chapter in scientific publishing, we're organising an Academia 2.0 event in the evening on 16 January at the British Library.
- Posted on November 7, 2013
A guest blog post by Julia Schölermann
Join us at the SpotOn conference in London on Friday Nov 9th 3-4 pm to discuss the possibilities and implications of rethinking the scientific record. Join the conversation live on twitter using #solo13digital or read our session notes - prepared collaboratively and on the fly using writeLaTeX.com and pushed to figshare at the conclusion of the session.
- Posted by John on July 8, 2013
This Saturday saw the Hack4ac event held in central London, aimed at "hacking academia better together".
Overleaf / WriteLaTeX founder John Lees-Miller worked on mining and analysing article data from the PLOS Search API and PeerJ at the hack4ac event.
- Posted by John on May 23, 2013
This is an excellent collection of talks from the Future of Science event held in Oxford last month: rigourandopenness.com
Entitled "Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science", the event brought together representatives from the many areas of science and publication...