Artistic Activism in India (History, Practice, Paradigm and Circulation)

“Artivism” encompasses artistic actions, which tackle social and political issues, reviving agitational practises defined in resistance to the planetary ideological hegemony they refer to as neoliberalism. This resurgent awareness of the political nature of artistic creation questions consensual discourses on the neutrality of art and aesthetics, often confined in their...

Sharing Clinical Research Data: Workshop Summary (2013)

"Pharmaceutical companies, academic researchers, and government agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health all possess large quantities of clinical research data. If these data were shared more widely within and across sectors, the resulting research advances derived from data pooling and analysis could...

The State of Data Sharing at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

"The potential for machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other tools to address some of the most complex challenges, to promote discovery, and to augment the possibilities of applied human intelligence has become increasingly accepted.1 And yet, the difficulty of the journey of creating value from data is underestimated when the...

Microsoft looks to ‘do for data sharing what open source did for code’ | ZDNet

"As Microsoft seeks to make data-sharing across companies easier and more pervasive, company officials have seen areas where roadblocks can occur. Prevalent among these are the lack of consistent, standardized data-sharing terms and licensing agreements. On July 23, the company took a first potential step toward remedying this gap. Microsoft...

Vision 2020

A new year, a new decade. Since our founding in 2009, DataCite has collaborated closely with the research community to expand our services, increase our membership, and promote an open culture of data sharing. As a global leader in the field of research data, we embrace the opportunity to further...

Assistant Professor of Art, in Photography/Digital imagery

Department: Art Institution: Shepherd University The Shepherd University Department of Contemporary and Theater is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Art, in Photography/Digital imagery. This full-time, tenure track position will be part of an interdisciplinary department, and work with students across multiple disciplines and majors. The chosen candidate will...

[Open letter from U.S. PIRG to Donald Trump]

"Ensuring immediate access to the latest, cutting-edge research provides critical knowledge that we as students should be able to learn while and school and continue to access throughout our careers. Our education should be based on the latest, groundbreaking information and we should get access right away, not just when...

ACM Signs New Open Access Agreements with Four Leading Universities | MIT Libraries News

"ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, entered into transformative open access agreements with several of its largest institutional customers, including the University of California (UC), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Iowa State University (ISU). The agreements, which run for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2020,...

OpenUCLA Affordable Course Materials Initiative Award | UCLA Library

"The UCLA Library is excited to announce the OpenUCLA Affordable Course Materials Initiative Award Call for Applications. Two OpenUCLA ACMI awards, in the amount of $5,000 each, will be awarded to the successful proposals that result in the development and release of an Open Educational Resource (OER), to be made...

Data Sharing | Harvard Biomedical Data Management

"Research benefits: Find your own data years after you finish a project Enable others to replicate your work Enable others to conduct new analyses using your data Incentives: Data citation is becoming a standard across publishers, and standardized data repositories generate a data citation when you deposit your data. Thus, sharing your...

OSF | Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology Wiki

"The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology is a collaboration between Science Exchange and the Center for Open Science, and is independently replicating a subset of experimental results from a number of high-profile papers in the field of cancer biology published between 2010-2012 using the Science Exchange network of expert scientific labs...." Source: OSF | Reproducibility Project:...

Your OER Experience with the Bookstore

"DOERS3 is a collaborative open to public higher education systems and state-wide/province-wide organizations that are supporting large-scale, state-wide/province-wide Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives and committed to advancing innovation in OER. As part of our efforts, we are exploring ways to strengthen the partnership between the bookstore and our local OER...

Figurations and Interlocutions: The Feminine Question in Walter Benjamin’s Oeuvre

Even though he was a philosopher, not a poet, Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) thought poetically, says Hannah Arendt about his friend and life-long correspondent. In his oeuvre, the feminine appears through recurrent images whose meaning may vary according to the context, in different figurations and fictions. In agreement with these fictional...

Artistic Activism in India (History, Practice, Paradigm and Circulation)

“Artivism” encompasses artistic actions, which tackle social and political issues, reviving agitational practises defined in resistance to the planetary ideological hegemony they refer to as neoliberalism. This resurgent awareness of the political nature of artistic creation questions consensual discourses on the neutrality of art and aesthetics, often confined in their...

Fractures territoriales, ruptures, discontinuités, frontières : quels enjeux pour les aménageurs et les urbanistes ?

Le groupe franco-britannique de recherche en aménagement et urbanisme / French-British Study Group in Planning qui depuis 20 ans œuvre au tissage intellectuel dans le champ de l’aménagement et de l’urbanisme entre les communautés scientifiques des deux pays, ne pouvait que s’interroger sur l’impact territorial d’un éventuelle sortie du Royaume-Uni...

Style guide for an Open Access publishing workflow for academic books

The present style guide has been created as result of the research project Open-Access-Hochschulverlag ( Open Access University Press) at Leipzig University of Applied Sciences, Germany. The project was to develop a sustainable and adoptable workflow, which enables universities to ... Read More Source: Style guide for an Open Access...

Airplane Boarding: The Fastest Way to Get on Your Way

What's the fastest way to load passengers on an airplane? The post Airplane Boarding: The Fastest Way to Get on Your Way appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen. Source: Airplane Boarding: The Fastest Way to Get on Your Way