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Online networking, data sharing and research activity distribution tools for scientists   Leave a comment

This is just a short post, and I need to write more when I have time, about the result of a writing collaboration with Lou Peck and Sean Ekins on an article entitled “The new alchemy: Online networking, data sharing and research activity distribution tools for scientists” (http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.12185.1). This took a LONG time to get […]

Posted August 8, 2017 by tony in AltMetrics, ImpactStory

Social Media Tools for Scientists and Building an Online Profile   Leave a comment

This presentation will be given at the Janelia Farm Research Campus, a research campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The presentation abstract is below. ABSTRACT Despite the availability of many platforms for scientists to connect and share with their peers in the scientific community the majority do not make use of these tools, despite […]

Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World #ACSsanfran   Leave a comment

This is my third presentation today at the ACS meeting in San Francisco on 11th August 2014 Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World The Royal Society of Chemistry has provided access to data associated with millions of chemical compounds via our ChemSpider database for […]

Encouraging students to start publishing early in their career #ACSsanfran   Leave a comment

My second talk of three on August 11th 2014 at the ACS Meeting in San Francisco. Encouraging students to start publishing early in their career Many students spend enormous amounts of their time engaged with their computers, accepting of course that mobile devices are simply computers of a different form factor. Engaged with the social […]

Choosing Between Slideshare or Figshare to Share my Presentations   Leave a comment

I give a lot of presentations. A lot. Maybe too many. At the impending ACS meeting in San Francisco I am giving nine presentations. When I give a presentation I like to share it afterwards. I need the distribution method to be quick, easy to use and hopefully let users of the platform find it […]

Beyond the paper CV and developing a scientific profile through social media, altmetrics and micropublication   Leave a comment

This is a presentation that I will have delivered twice here in the UK this week… Beyond the paper CV and developing a scientific profile through social media, altmetrics and micropublication Many of us nowadays invest significant amounts of time in sharing our activities and opinions with friends and family via social networking tools. However, […]

The potential benefits of making yourself visible online as a scientist   Leave a comment

The potential benefits of making yourself visible online as a scientist This is a presentation I gave at MIT to the Boston ACS Young Chemists regarding how they can take advantage of some of the online tools to spread the message about their activities, their interests, get engaged with collaborative science and participate now to […]

The future of scientific information & communication presented at the SUNY Potsdam Academic Festival   1 comment

This is a LONG presentation….I talk about the “It’s All About Me” attitude that can positively feed science….we want to share OUR science, we want people to know about our opinions, our activities, our collaborators, we want to get funding, recognition and attribution. And why not…it can all be to the benefit of science. This […]

Navigating scientific resources using wiki based resources   Leave a comment

Presentation given at ACS New Orleans Spring Meeting There is an overwhelming number of new resources for chemistry that would likely benefit both librarians and students in terms of improving access to data and information. While commercial solutions provided by an institution may be the primary resources there is now an enormous range of online […]

Engaging students in publishing on the internet early in their careers   Leave a comment

Presentation given at ACS New Orleans Spring Meeting As a result of the advent of internet technologies supporting participation on the internet via blogs, wikis and other social networking approaches, chemists now have an opportunity to contribute to the growing chemistry content on the web. As scientists an important skill to develop is the ability […]

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