Your Questions Answered on open access

23 Oct 2015

Virginia Barbour, Executive Officer, Australasian Open Access Support Group, Australian National University; Danny Kingsley, Executive Officer for the Australian Open Access Support Group, University of Cambridge; James Bradley, Lecturer in History of Medicine/Life Science, University of Melbourne; Keyan Tomaselli, Distinguished Professor, University of Johannesburg; Lucy Montgomery, Director, Centre for Culture and Technology, Curtin University, and Tom Cochrane, Adjunct Professor Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology answer questions about open access.

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Ebola virus

Scientists release Ebola sequencing data to global research community online

03 Jun 2015

A team of scientists, part of the international effort to curb further spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, has released its first dataset of the virus’ genetic structure online. The dataset will allow the global scientific community to monitor the pathogen’s evolution in real-time and conduct research that can lead to more effective strategies against further outbreaks.

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Rufus Pollock

Open and transparent

18 Oct 2011

An exciting venture dedicated to the sharing of knowledge and information, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) is creating a worldwide ecosystem of searchable data and the tools to interpret that data. Founded by Cambridge economist Rufus Pollock, OKF has big ambitions in fields that range from sonnets to statistics.

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