Archive for the ‘Community Building’ Category

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 […]

Applying RSC cheminformatics skills to support the PharmaSea project at #ACSsanfran   Leave a comment

This is the first presentation I gave at the ACS meeting in San Francisco on Sunday morning (August 8th) in the CINF Natural Products session. Applying Royal Society of Chemistry cheminformatics skills to support the PharmaSea project The collaborative project PharmaSea brings European researchers to some of the deepest, coldest and hottest places on the […]

Data Mining Dissertations and Adventures and Experiences in the World of Chemistry   2 comments

Data Mining Dissertations and Adventures and Experiences in the World of Chemistry This presentation was given at the CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowship Summer Seminar at Bryn Mawr college in Pennsylvania on July 29th 2014. The intention was to communicate what we are doing in the fields of text and data mining in the domain of chemistry […]

Give me KUDOS for my articles   2 comments

Over the past few years I have learned how to use a lot of the social networking tools and platforms to host and share my publications (when I am allowed to), my presentations, videos etc. I have started using a new website, www.growkudos.com, to help me enrich, expose and measure my publications. This is VERY […]

Data enhancing the Royal Society of Chemistry publication archive   Leave a comment

This is a presentation I gave at the ACS Dallas meeting on March 19th 2014 Data enhancing the Royal Society of Chemistry publication archive The Royal Society of Chemistry has an archive of hundreds of thousands of published articles containing various types of chemistry related data – compounds, reactions, property data, spectral data etc. RSC […]

The UK National Chemical Database Service as an integration of commercial and public chemistry services to support chemists in the United Kingdom   Leave a comment

This is a presentation I gave at the ACS National Meeting in Dallas on Wednesday 19th March 2014 The UK National Chemical Database Service – an integration of commercial and public chemistry services to support chemists in the United Kingdom At a time when the data explosion has simply been redefined as “Big”, the hurdles […]

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 […]

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 […]

Personal experiences in participating in the expanding social networks for science   Leave a comment

This is the third presentation I gave at the ACS Meeting in Indianapolis: Personal experiences in participating in the expanding social networks for science The number of social networking sites available to scientists continues to grow. We are being indexed and exposed on the internet via our publications, presentations and data. We have many ways to […]

Accessing chemical health and safety data online using Royal Society of Chemistry resources   Leave a comment

This is the second presentation I gave at the ACS Meeting in Indianapolis Accessing chemical health and safety data online using Royal Society of Chemistry resources The internet has opened up access to large amounts of chemistry related data that can be harvested and assembled into rich resources of value to chemists. The Royal Society of […]

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