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One scientific journal, one scientific community

Image via Wikipedia There’s interesting relation between this comment by Richard Gordon and Bryan J. Poulin entitled “There is but one journal: the scientific literature” (posted under essay in PLoS Medicine entitled “Why current publication practices may distort science”): (…) Frankly, when downloading a paper, we pay more attention to the contents than the name […]

More on strategy for promoting Open Science

Cover via Amazon It seems obvious that science depends on communication although we tend to limit the scope of this word to communication of (raw) results and knowledge. Moreover, we rarely pay any attention to the way the message is transmitted, what is the perception of the message in the public, and finally, what is […]

Talking on Open Science at TEDxWarsaw

This is video of my talk on Open Science given at TEDxWarsaw on 5th of March 2010. Slides of this and other talks are available on Presentations page. Talking about openness in science to non-scientists was a big challenge and I’m not sure I got it right. I hope to learn more from other speakers […]

My ignite talk over at Science Online 2010

Image via Wikipedia This more or less transcript of the ignite talk I gave over at Science Online 2010. The video hasn’t been posted yet, but I will update the post, when it’s available. It’s already a few years since I’ve implemented my Personal Virtual Advisory Board. No, it’s not another name for hanging out […]

IBB PAS first in Poland to adopt institutional OA mandate

Image via Wikipedia One of my host institutions, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences (note that the webpage is slightly outdated – we are about to launch a new, more interactive site soon) is about to adopt an institutional Open Access mandate. While we have a number of open repositories, this is […]

Rankings create echo-chamber effect

Image by dullhunk via Flickr Over at Science Online 2010 I’ve asked Peter Bienfeld a question that was pretty of similar in spirit to Michael Barton’s recent tweet: Can I get plos one article feeds for articles with greater than X page views/downloads? Looking at the discussion over at FriendFeed, it doesn’t sound like a […]