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Tales of discovery: stories inspired by Cambridge research

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As part of the Science Festival 2018, join Marion Leeper, the first Bard of Cambridge, for a morning of storytelling. We’ll be making sense of the University's research with unique tales from the treasure trove of new and exciting discoveries emerging from the University's labs, offices and libraries.

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Popping the Filter Bubble: How facts can help you

So-called “fake news” is everywhere and is having a major impact on daily life from politics to education. The rapid growth of information and the numbers of people who can create it means that we need more sophisticated tools to process the news we receive. Join us to learn about different methods you can use to be your own fact checker and pop your filter bubble.

 

Part of the University Festival of Ideas.

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Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been frontrunner in the transition to Open Science.

The Dutch government has mandated all universities to have 100% Open Access to academic publications by 2024 and has recently broadened its scope to research data. These plans can only succeed by national cooperation of all parties involved.

The chairman of Tilburg University is one of three main negotiators with the publishers. As such, the university is expected to be leading the development of policies in Open Science and the monitoring of progress.

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Developments in Open Science in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been frontrunner in the transition to Open Science.

The Dutch government has mandated all universities to have 100% Open Access to academic publications by 2024 and has recently broadened its scope to research data. These plans can only succeed by national cooperation of all parties involved.

The chairman of Tilburg University is one of three main negotiators with the publishers. As such, the university is expected to be leading the development of policies in Open Science and the monitoring of progress.

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Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

LEARN cordially invites you to its end-of-Project Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

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How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review

The Office of Scholarly Communication invites you to a workshop to discover how you can make peer review count for your research.

Can't make the workshop? Watch the live-stream here from 10:00 on Thursday 30 March - simply select to 'Enter as Guest' (no need to create an Adobe Connect account).

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March Munches

Join Georgina Cronin, Research Support Librarian at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, and the OSC training team, for a series of lunchtime research sessions

Arrive at 13:00 for a free sandwich lunch; the bitesize sessions will start at 13:15 and will end by 13:55.

Booking required.

Monday 6 March 

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Repositive Seminar: Clinical Data Sharing for a 12M Population

Repositive invite you to join them for a seminar in which Professor Rolando Rodrigez will share his approaches in leading his efforts to develop a nation-wide infrastructure for sharing of clinical data. He will describe Cuba’s national eHealth Infrastructure, as a reference project for the WHO for the integration of clinical, molecular information. He will also highlight the challenges ahead and the role and impact of initiatives like Repositive on eHealth. 

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Repositive Online Seminar: The Human Genomic Data Access Bottleneck

The H3ABionet Seminar co-ordinating team on behalf of the H3ABioNet Research Working Group invite you to join the January 2017 H3ABioNet seminar under the theme of: “Access to personal genomes”.

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Helping Researchers Publish in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

The second in our series exploring resources to help with the process of publishing your research in STEM disciplines - from recording observations to editing to peer review. 

This session offers the chance to learn about available tools and options in publishing and reviewing, and ask questions of the experts.

These presentations can also be viewed in Youtube by clicking on the titles.

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