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Biologists launch WeChat channel in China push

14 June 2019

The Company of Biologists has launched a WeChat channel, 生物学界 CompanyofBiologists, in order to share research, best practice, and publishing advice

Sarah Greaves

Hindawi appoints editors to support open science

13 June 2019

Open access publisher Hindawi has updated its journals’ editorial models – by introducing more editors in order to fully serve their communities

Last few spaces for ConTech event

11 June 2019

Organisers of the ConTech forum, being held in London next week, have just a few tickets left for the event

Journal explores impact of data science on government policy

11 June 2019

An open access journal will explore the role of data science in shaping government policy – and its possible impact on privacy and public trust

Competition 'to boost research innovation'

11 June 2019

The academic community is being encouraged to enter a competition to find the best ideas to support innovation for future research

The Digital Science report was released on 11 June

OA 'threatens to leave monographs behind'

10 June 2019

Open access is still a relatively small part of the monograph landscape, according to a report released today

Jisc expert appointed to accelerate Plan S

05 June 2019

Neil Jacobs, head of open science and research lifecycle at Jisc, has been appointed as interim programme manager for the international consortium of research funders, cOAlition S

Journal reports offer 'data-driven decision making'

05 June 2019

Publlishers are being offered the chance to embrace 'truly data-driven decision making' following the release of a series of analytical reports released today

Mariamawit Yeshak

SSP keynote: ‘research is not complete until it is communicated’

30 May 2019

Mariamawit Yeshak kicked off the SSP annual meeting with an impassioned account of the differences between scholarly and societal impact in African scholarly communications

Call for papers – Challenges in the Scholarly Publishing Cycle 2019: DEADLINE EXTENDED

22 May 2019

Deadline extended to 21 June. Our 2019 conference will provide librarians and information professionals with an invaluable insight into best practice for delivering the open research agenda

Initiative aims to 'unite all OA book content'

21 May 2019

The open access (OA) initiative Knowledge Unlatched has announced plans to 'unite all OA book content over the coming months'

Data issues and lack of skills 'hindering AI'

15 May 2019

Artificial intelligence in life sciences is being held back by data issues and skills shortage, according to research

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