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First keynotes announced for #FORCE2019

Posted by | Jun 5th 2019 | Comment

The program committee for the #FORCE2019 meeting in Edinburgh is pleased to announce the first two keynote speakers for the October event: Arfon Smith, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Open Source...

The Wellcome Trust - Open Research Fund: now open for applications!

Author: David Carr | Publication Date: May 29, 2019

Posted by Jennifer Gibson | May 29th 2019 | Comment

Do you have a great idea on how health research outputs can be made more open, accessible and reusable? The Wellcome Trust’s Open Research Fund supports researchers and other innovators to develop,...

Research Square Launches Pre-Publication Platform

Author: Jodi Harrell | Publication Date: May 28, 2019

Posted by David Carr | May 28th 2019 | Comment

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA - This week, Research Square launches a unique new pre-publication platform, also called Research Square. Following the success of the In Review service, which launched in...

Proposals now invited for FORCE2019

Posted by Jodi Harrell | Apr 25th 2019 | Comment

The program committee for the FORCE2019 meeting in Edinburgh (October 15 - 17) now invites proposals for talks, posters, panels, and workshops to be submitted. The deadline for submissions is June 2...

Announcing the #FORCE2019 organising committees

Posted by Jennifer Gibson | Mar 28th 2019 | Comment

(Posted on behalf of Euan Adie and myself) Dear Colleagues – As co-chairs for this year’s FORCE11 meeting, set for Edinburgh from October 15 to 17, we’re so pleased to announce our 2019 Program and...

Treading water in the scholarly communication sea? Join us for FSCI 2019!

Posted by Jennifer Gibson | Mar 11th 2019 | Comment

Scholarly communications is so complicated - it’s easy to feel out of your depth.   That all-day long feeling that you’re just treading water to keep afloat. And that somewhere out there, something...

Towards Software Non-Creator-Instigated Identification (NCI) and Citation

Author: Daniel S. Katz, | Publication Date: March 5, 2019, Author: Daina Bouquin | Publication Date: March 5, 2019, Author: Neil Chue Hong | Publication Date: March 5, 2019

Posted by Jennifer Gibson | Mar 5th 2019 | Comment

University of Edinburgh announced as host for the FORCE11 2019 conference on research communication in the digital age

Posted by Daniel S. Katz | Feb 11th 2019 | Comment

(February 11, 2019) FORCE11 and the University of Edinburgh are pleased to announce that Edinburgh, Scotland and the historic Murrayfield Rugby Stadium will be host to the FORCE2019 annual meeting,...

RRIDs, a product of FORCE11 seem to improve the scientific literature

Posted by Jennifer Gibson | Jan 29th 2019 | Comment

Research Resource Identifiers (RRIDs) are short, alphanumeric tags for antibodies, model organisms, cell lines, and tools (such as software and databases) that are typically used in the methods...

Call for volunteers for the FORCE11 Fundraising Committee

Posted by Anita Bandrowski | Jan 29th 2019 | Comment

If you’ve got experience in fundraising – even a little – and are interested in joining a fun and dedicated group helping FORCE11, get in touch! We are putting together a committee to focus on...