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FAIR Guiding Principles Published in Journal of the Nature Publishing Group Family

Posted by | Mar 14th 2016 | Comment

Thanks to the members of the FORCE11 Community who participated in this project.   Press release: FAIR guiding principles published in journal of the Nature Publishing Group family Today, March 15...

South Africa Summer Programs

Posted by Barend Mons | Mar 14th 2016 | Comment

The Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI) is pleased to announce our summer programs in South Africa. BEAI plans short programs all across the world, to provide students with unique opportunities...

$1.5k Challenge Submission - FORCE2016

Posted Mar 10th 2016 | Comment

UPDATE FORCE2016 JISC Award Winners:  Winner 1 - Radian Data Education and Advocacy Portal​ (Sara Mannheimer, Montana State University) - $1500 prize money - up to $2K travel stipend for...

Why data citation is a computational problem

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Mar 3rd 2016 | Comment

Why data citation is a computational problem Peter Buneman University of Edinburgh;  Susan Davidson University of Pennsylvania;  James Frew University of California, Santa Barbara February 23, 2016...

job opportunity - Arcadia Fund, London

Posted Feb 17th 2016 | Comment

Arcadia Fund ( is currently recruiting for an Assistant Grants Manager with experience in open access and digital humanities. Key responsibilities: To research and assist...

The Future of "Open Science" and How to Stop it.

Posted Feb 3rd 2016 | Comment

May the FORCE11 be with the research parasites

Posted by Stephanie Hagstrom | Jan 30th 2016 | 3 Comments

As the chair of rapidly approaching Force16, it is time to reflect, examine the tea leaves and ponder the future. Further, the recent NEJM editorial made me MAD.  A little about my FORCE11 history...