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Event 

Title:
Science Online London 2010
When:
03.09.2010 - 04.09.2010
Where:
London, UK -
Categoría:
Conference

Description

How is the web changing the way we conduct, communicate, share, and evaluate research?
How can we employ these trends for the greater good?

3-4 September, 2010

British Library, London UK – URL: http://www.scienceonlinelondon.org/index.php

Programme including sessions on:

• Data: How is the internet changing the way we work with data?
• Blogs and social networking: How are blogs and social networking facilitating scientific discussion? What challenges do we face?
• Literature: The changing face of scientific publication
• Science and the Public Sphere: What challenges and opportunities are there when engaging with the public?
• A participatory "Ignite" rapid-fire unconference session: An opportunity to speak for 5 minutes on a relevant topic

Confirmed Speakers include:

Alice Bell, Science Communication Lecturer at Imperial College London; Interests include science and public engagement, relationship of young people to science

doctoralicebell.blogspot.com www3.imperial.ac.uk/people/alice.bell

Matt Cockerill Managing director BioMed Central, a pioneer in Open Access science publication

David Dobbs, Science writer (The New York Times, The New Yorker, Slate and books including Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral) daviddobbs.net

Adam Farqhuar, Head of Digital Technology at The British Library; major focus areas include digital data sets and digital preservation

Evan Harris, Former Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West and a strong voice for science in Parliament

www.evanharris.org.uk - drevanharris.wordpress.com  

Kate Arkless Gray, Freelance journalist, Social Networking, New Media www.radiokate.com

Victor Henning, Co-founder and CEO of Mendeley, a research management tool for the desktop and web (think last.fm meets iTunes, but for research papers)

www.mendeley.com/profiles/victor-henning

Iain Hrynaszkiewicz Associate Publisher, BioMed Central; Particular interest in the best practices for data publication

Imran Khan, Director of CaSE, Campaign for Science and Engineering; Science Advocacy www.sciencecampaign.org.uk

Aleks Krotoski Academic and Journalist interested in technology and interactivity (Featured in The Guardian, BBC Technology, New Statesman, BBC2 Virtual Revolution) alekskrotoski.com

David McCandless, Data journalist and information designer, Founder of Informationisbeautiful.net

www.informationisbeautiful.net  - www.davidmccandless.com

Ian Mulvany, Interface of online technologies and digital publishing (formerly Nature Publishing Group, now Mendeley)

directedgraph.blogspot.com

Peter Murray Rust, University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry. Creator of Chemical Markup Language; interests also include text mining and digital publication wwmm.ch.cam.ac.uk/blogs/murrayrust  - www.ch.cam.ac.uk/staff/pm.html
 

Venue

Venue:
London, UK

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