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Monthly Archives: January 2022
ar5iv – Articles from arXiv.org as responsive HTML5 web documents
Converted from TeX with LaTeXML.
Sources upto the end of 2021. Not a live preview service.
For articles with multiple revisions, only the initial v1 is made available.
Goal: incremental improvement until worthy of native arXiv adoption.
Sample: A Simple Proof of the Quadratic Formula (1910.06709)
View any arXiv article URL by changing the X to a 5
IOP Publishing launches portfolio-wide transparent peer review on its OA journals – IOP Publishing
IOP Publishing (IOPP) is moving all its open access (OA) journals to transparent peer review, making it the first physics publisher to adopt the approach portfolio-wide.
Transparent peer review involves publication of the complete peer review process, from initial review to final decision.?This means that alongside the published article, readers can see a full peer review history, including reviewer reports, editor decision letters and the authors’ responses.
Academic Journal Claims it Fingerprints PDFs for ‘Ransomware,’ Not Surveillance | Vice
by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Elsevier embeds a unique code in every academic journal article users download. Security researchers fear this could be used to identify people who share PDFs.
The State of Preprints at PLOS
The state of preprints at PLOS
How ECsens’ sensors could save lives in the healthcare industry
Pepijn Beekman and Dilu Mathew, founders of start-up ECsens, a spin-off of the University of Twente, are planning no less than a revolution in healthcare. In late 2019, they won the 4TU Impact Challenge with their sensors to diagnose cancer faster. Their prize? Among other things, participation in a trade mission to Dubai. Because of the corona pandemic, that trip was postponed from fall 2020 to the end of January. From their suite in the towering hotel where they were staying last week, they reported, looked back and ahead.
Open Science Fund project proposals published today | NWO
“In 2021, NWO awarded funding to 26 projects to boost open science practices. Where we have the project leaders’ consent, we are publishing the proposals that were assessed in the first round of the Open Science Fund, including the assessment by the selection committee….”
Revisiting: The Multifarious Book
Revisiting a 2017 post: The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether in print or electronically. The long-form text, which may be print or digital, is a different matter, and is likely to remain with us and be called “a book” for some time to come.
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Spineless Wonders: The Global Book roundtable | Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM)
During the Spineless Wonders Conference on 12 November 2021, Patrick Hart and Rebekka Kiesewetter discussed the ways in which scholarly OA output — and modes of engagement with it outside the Anglo-American global North — articulate with questions of the global, globalisation, and globality.
This is a transcript of our initial contribution to the roundtable, which was chaired by Dr Heather H. Yeung (University of Dundee) and Prof. Tim Brennan (Manchester School of Art). The other contributors were Prof. Tom Mole (Durham University) and Prof. Ashleigh Harris (Uppsala University).
Hot off the press: SPARC Europe 2021 Annual Report
“What came out of this challenging year allowed us to look into the future with hope. In the world of distance and enforced lack of contact, communities tightened and grew stronger […]
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Consultancy services to define an innovation roadmap for OKFN Tech Team
“Open Knowledge Foundation, under a new direction, is seeking to innovate in technology services and products to advance its mission. For that purpose, it is seeking external guidance to determine its current weakness and strengths and guide the team, in coordination with the CEO, to define its innovation roadmap towards 2025.
Who is our ideal candidate?
A tech visionary with experience in the public and non-profit sectors.
With a big picture view of data and their intended users: from journalists to scientists, etc. to explore new projects.
Experienced in interacting with tech teams, receptive to new ideas.
Ability to explore and suggest market and sustainability solutions for current and future products.
Familiarity with new technologies.
Knowledge about data protection, cybersecurity and encryption is a plus. …”
CEO Executive Assistant
“We are looking for an early career open knowledge enthusiast to assist OKFN CEO in the implementation of an updated global strategy. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant will serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies and International Network Members.
The executive assistant will liaise with staff, organise and coordinate executive outreach and external relations efforts and oversee special projects, in collaboration with the Communications Coordinator and the Director of Operations.
The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a remote, international environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organisational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on special projects, such as the Open Data Day, the team summits, but also complete a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO, including: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings….”
Clinical Trials in the European Union – EMA
“This website supports the running of clinical trials for human medicines in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA)….
The regulation of clinical trials aims to ensure that the rights, safety and well-being of trial subjects are protected and the results of clinical trials are reliable and informative.
Clinical trial sponsors (usually researchers or companies that oversee a clinical trial and collect and analyse the data) can use this website to apply for permission to run a clinical trial anywhere in the EU/EEA including in multiple countries, provide updates to national regulators about a trial, and submit trial results.
EU/EEA national regulators can use it to process clinical trial applications collaboratively, request further information, authorise or refuse a trial and oversee an authorised trial.
Anybody can use it to view information on clinical trials in the EU and EEA from 31 January 2022.
Clinical trial sponsors and EU/EEA national regulators work in the Clinical Trials Information System, the system underpinning this website….”
Today publication of drug trial results becomes mandatory in 30 European countries
“The European Union today launches its new clinical trial registry, marking a watershed in medical research transparency.
Companies, universities and hospitals are now legally obliged to make the results of drug trials public within one year completing a trial.
All 27 European Union countries plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein have integrated the regulation into their national legal frameworks, meaning that sponsors that fail to share trial results will be in violation of national law.
Each country has also adopted penalties for violating this transparency requirement. Penalties vary from one country to the next. …”
“At Business Days Twente, many students find out what kind of companies are there”
Business Days Twente starts on 14 February. The career event, which was first organised in 1996, has a long history of connecting students and businesses. This year, the Career Fair of the Business Days Twente will be held at a different location, not at the Ganzenveld on campus. Board member Lieneke Klaver talks about this year’s edition.