The value of Blogs

October 9th, 2021 by

Many thanks to Martin for setting up this blogging session at #solo11. I have been blogging for 6 years and have found it a very useful way of communicating ideas and getting feedback. I am now strongly convinced that blogs are a better technical platform for formal and informal communication os science. There is, for […]

I have a WordPress account, and now what?

October 9th, 2021 by

Everybody who signed up for the Beyond Scholarly Communication workshop on Saturday should now have an author account for this blog. We have also created a few separate blogs for those interested to have more control over their blog. In the workshop we want to create content relevant to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). We ask […]

Saturday Blogging Workshop

October 9th, 2021 by

This workshop takes place on Saturday September 3 as part of the Science Online London 2011 Conference. We will tie together a number of concepts raised at last January’s Beyond the PDF conference, looking at how we can move beyond a static PDF journal article and can redefine both our writing tools and the format of the scholarly […]

Meet this year’s organisers: An interview with Kaitlin Thaney

October 6th, 2021 by

Last but not least we hear from Kaitlin Thaney, our co-organiser from Digital Science, on how she got involved in Science Online London, and what she hopes to bring to the event this year. Tell us a bit about yourself – where on the path are you and where are you currently headed? I work for ‘Digital Science’, […]

Announcing this year’s Science Online Programme — and your chance to help us shape the event

October 6th, 2021 by

It’s drum roll time as we’re finally to pull back the metaphorical curtain and share the details of the programme for this year’s Science Online London. Like last year, we’re planning two full days of activities plus fringe events but we’ve decided to refresh the format a little with the intention of giving everyone the chance to […]

Session announcement: Real-time statistics in science

October 6th, 2021 by

Victor Henning, Richard Grant, Virginia Barbour Academic prestige, setting research trends, getting jobs and tenure, grant funding – they are largely based on publishing in high-Impact Factor journals and getting citations. Not only are these measures flawed and widely critized: “You could write the entire history of science in the last 50 years in terms of papers […]

Welcome to the Advanced Session!

October 6th, 2021 by

This afternoon continues where we left off this morning. If you were not at the morning session, you can join one of the people/groups that have already started their posts, or quickly set up your own if you’re familiar with WordPress. This morning we had some problems with the site (crashing under heavy use…) so […]

Meet this year’s organisers: An interview with Lou Woodley

October 6th, 2021 by

This week we hear from Lou Woodley, our co-organiser from nature.com, on how she got involved in Science Online London, and what she hopes to bring to the event this year. Tell us a bit about yourself – where on the path are you and where are you currently headed? My current role is the […]

Call for Sponsors

October 3rd, 2021 by

Are you working for a company or institution in the field of science, or do you want to reach the thought leaders in science online? We are looking for sponsorship partners for our Science Online London 2010 conference on 3-4 September (Fri/Sat) at the British Library in St Pancras, London. Last year, our sponsors included […]

The Science Behind How Medical Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients

October 3rd, 2021 by

The Science Behind How Medical Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients by Philip Silva | Mar 10, 2018 | Uncategorized | Everything available on this planet is made for our benefit. The advantages and disadvantages only rely on the way we use something. There were many elements that were considered to be harmful but now the […]