Can better data lead to better science? - Research Information
"Can better data lead to better science and faster, more reliable discoveries? Many high-level discussions have taken place over the last year between funders, institutions and publishers, around best practice in data management. There are now 30 or more funder policies that require open data, a major frontier in open science, which proponents say will help advance the process of scientific discovery. But what are the practical implications for researchers? This was the subject of the second Publishing Better Science through Better Data conference, based at the offices of Springer Nature in London. The full-day conference included advice on publishing, advancing careers and discussion of emerging tools and resources available to researchers to help them, and society, derive maximum benefit from scientific research. Speakers included representatives from leading journals, research organisations, funding agencies and technology providers ..."