Open Data Projects Win Wellcome Trust, NIH and HHMI Open Science Prize | The Official PLOS Blog

peter.suber's bookmarks 2017-04-19

Summary:

"The Open Science Prize, a new initiative from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Wellcome Trust, encourages and supports open science approaches that generate benefit to society, advance research and spur innovation. An integral component of the selection process is demonstrated use and generation of open data, so PLOS is proud that this year’s winner of the Open Science Prize is PLOS author and evolutionary, computational biologist Trevor Bedford of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Finalists for the prize are also PLOS authors, including Michael Bamshed’s team, featured in a blog post for Rare Disease Day; Aurel Lazar’s and Ann-Shyn Chiang’s team, for the Fruit Fly Brain Observatory and Ben Goldacre’s team, for OpenTrialsFDA...."

Link:

http://blogs.plos.org/plos/2017/04/open-data-projects-win-wellcome-trust-nih-and-hhmi-open-science-prize/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.openscienceprize oa.data oa.awards oa.people oa.wellcome oa.nih oa.hhmi oa.open_science

Date tagged:

04/19/2017, 05:47

Date published:

04/19/2017, 06:44