4 February 6pm onwards, CNM Meeting Room
Ivan Zimine from hackerspace.sg talked with science communication enthusiasts on open science and novel ways scientists share data and improve the ethics and goals of science communication. He also presented his cloud solution for open science data. The audience also enjoyed the unique chance of learning more about his project on improving how MRI data are shared and how to support the publishing of data.
Open science has the potential to increase the rate of discoveries and improve the quality of scientific output across all disciplines (“The New Einsteins Will Be Scientists Who Share”, Wall Street Journal, October 2011). Much more than access to academic publications, open science is sharing of scientific knowledge which includes the sharing of experimental protocols, analytic methods and most importantly, sharing of experimental data. Open science sharing happens within legal frameworks inspired by open source and creative common movements.