Archive for the ‘Open Science..all its forms’ Category

Current Initiatives in Developing Research Data Repositories at the Royal Society of Chemistry   Leave a comment

I presented at the Food and Drug Administration today regarding some of our efforts to develop a research data repository for the community. The abstract and presentation from Slideshare is below. Current Initiatives in Developing Research Data Repositories at the Royal Society of Chemistry Access to scientific information has changed in a manner that was […]

Providing support for JC Bradleys vision of open science using RSC cheminformatics platforms   Leave a comment

This presentation was given at the JC Bradley Memorial Symposium on 14th July 2014 Jean-Claude Bradley had an incredible passion for providing open science tools and data to the community. He had boundless energy, no shortage of ideas and ran so many projects in parallel that it was often difficult to keep up. But at […]

A Photo Loop of Jean-Claude Bradley for the Bradley Symposium   Leave a comment

On 14th July 2014 a memorial symposium to celebrate the life and work of Professor Jean-Claude Bradley, the father of Open Notebook Science, used this photo loop to connect us to some of his activities and give us a glimpse into his personal life.  

Intention, collaboration, trust and willingness builds the JC Bradley Memorial Symposium   Leave a comment

Next week I am looking forward to co-hosting the JC Bradley Memorial Symposium. How did this come about? The symposium is of course catalyzed by the tragic loss of our friend and colleague Jean-Claude. This hit Andy Lang and myself very hard (and of course many others) because for a number of years we had […]

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 […]

In Memory of Jean-Claude Bradley   15 comments

My friend Jean-Claude Bradley was a dreamer. To lose him is a nightmare, a tragedy …. When I received the sad news that JC had passed I went into the sad, dark place that losing family and friends sends me. And I went there fast. As we age we all need to face the challenge […]

The Importance of the InChI Identifier as a Foundation Technology for eScience Platforms at the Royal Society of Chemistry   Leave a comment

This is a presentation I gave today at Bio-IT 2014 here in Boston. I was in the company of a number of my favorite people to be o the agenda with… Steve Heller, Steve Boyer, Evan Bolton and Chris Southan. The Importance of the InChI Identifier as a Foundation Technology for eScience Platforms at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Practical semantics in the pharmaceutical industry – the Open PHACTS project   Leave a comment

This is ,y fourth talk at the ACS Indianapolis Conference: Practical semantics in the pharmaceutical industry – the Open PHACTS project The information revolution has transformed many business sectors over the last decade and the pharmaceutical industry is no exception. Developments in scientific and information technologies have unleashed an avalanche of content on research scientists […]

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