Industry Trends

CERN makes public first data of LHC experiments

26 November 2014
CERN has launched its Open Data Portal, where data from real collision events, produced by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments, will for the first time be made openly available to all

Jisc launches research funding initiative

18 November 2014
Teams across universities and others that support research in the UK are being offered the opportunity to submit their ideas to a collaborative funding initiative being launched by Jisc

Macmillan Distribution subscription platform goes live

18 November 2014
Macmillan Distribution (MDL), the international book distributor, has gone live with its new subscription platform running on an advance enterprise system from Publishing Technology

Small funders get free access to portfolio tool

17 November 2014
ÜberResearch, a portfolio company of Digital Science, has launched the ÜberShare initiative to offer small funders free access to the enterprise level grant portfolio tool Dimensions for Funders, covering $750 billion of historic and future spending on scientific research

600,000 users for Eduroam last month

13 November 2014
Eduroam, the worldwide single sign-on secure network providing wi-fi connectivity access for education and research, reached more than 600,000 internet-enabled devices in the UK last month