Plans to make scientific research more public 2015-03-09


"Back in February 2013, the U.S. government, through a memorandum from John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, insisted that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services makes the outcomes of scientific research public. The intention behind this decision is to allow any citizen the means to view the data behind scientific claims made by federal government. That decision came about after more than 65,000 people signed an online petition requesting that publicly funded research be made open access ... One year on, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced its plans to expand public access to the research funded through its agencies, which include the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ..."


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Tags: oa.comment oa.hhs oa.nih oa.cdc oa.fda oa.usa oa.funders oa.mandates oa.repositories oa.policies

Date tagged:

03/09/2015, 08:42

Date published:

03/09/2015, 04:41