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Last day at the Royal Society of Chemistry – So long and thanks for all the spuds   1 comment

Today is my last day of employment for the Royal Society of Chemistry. It will be almost six years since I joined RSC when ChemSpider was acquired. While ChemSpider was initially a “hobby project” and attempt to create a disruption in terms of access to chemistry data, crowdsourced contribution and data validation, it has gone […]

Micropublishing of 200 words isn’t new but the Journal of Brief Ideas is   Leave a comment

Nature recently posted about a Journal that Publishes 200 Word Articles. The reporter commented “it is the latest online journal promises to bring a little brevity to science by accepting submissions of 200 words or less”. Initially I thought it was a Nature experiment but it isn’t. The intention around this new Journal of Brief Ideas is […]

A chemistry data repository to serve them all   Leave a comment

A presentation that I am giving around UK universities in September/October 2014 A chemistry data repository to serve them all Over the past five years the Royal Society of Chemistry has become world renowned for its public domain compound database that integrates chemical structures with online resources and available data. ChemSpider regularly serves over 50,000 […]

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 […]

Royal Society of Chemistry Activities to Develop a Data Repository for Chemistry-Specific Data   Leave a comment

This is a presentation I have at the ACS Meeting in Dallas, Texas on March 17th 2014 Royal Society of Chemistry Activities to Develop a Data Repository for Chemistry-Specific Data  In recent years the Royal Society of Chemistry has become known for our development of freely accessible data platforms including ChemSpider, ChemSpider Reactions and our […]

Ontology work at the Royal Society of Chemistry #ACSDallas   Leave a comment

This is a presentation at I gave at the ACS Spring meeting in Dallas, Texas on March 17th 2014 Ontology work at the Royal Society of Chemistry We provide an overview of the use we make of ontologies at the Royal Society of Chemistry.  Our engagement with the ontology community began in 2006 with preparations […]

The importance of standards for data exchange and interchange on the Royal Society of Chemistry eScience platforms   Leave a comment

This is my seventh and LAST talk at the ACS Meeting in Indianapolis: The importance of standards for data exchange and interchange on the Royal Society of Chemistry eScience platforms The Royal Society of Chemistry provides access to a number of databases hosting chemicals data, reactions, spectroscopy data and prediction services. These databases and services […]

Digitizing documents to provide a public spectroscopy database   Leave a comment

This is my sixth presentation at the ACS Fall Meeting in Indianapolis: Digitizing documents to provide a public spectroscopy database RSC hosts a number of platforms providing free access to chemistry related data. The content includes chemical compounds and associated experimental and predicted data, chemical reactions and, increasingly, spectral data. The ChemSpider database primarily contains […]

The Social Profile of a Chemist Online   2 comments

This is my fifth talk at the ACS Indianapolis Conference: The Social Profile of a Chemist Online – The Potential Profits of Participation Unless a scientist is limited by their employer from exposing their scientific activities through publications and presentations, their future impact, whether expected to be at a bench, in front of an instrument or surrounded […]

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