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Participate in the 2012 E-Science Institute and "Get a Handle on E-Science"
D. Scott Brandt, Associate Dean for Research, Purdue University Libraries and 2011 E-Science Institute participant suggests, "The E-Science Institute helps you get a handle on e-Science so you can articulate where and how to support research in new ways. The ESI faculty's experience, knowledge and guidance make this an excellent program. Participants have to do their share of the work, but the outcomes and networking are very much worth it."
DuraSpace at Seventh International Open Repositories Conference 2012DuraSpace was represented by staff and community members at the Seventh International Open Repositories Conference held in Edinburgh, Scotland July 9-13, 2012.
BGI and BioMed Central Launch GigaScience "Big Data" Journal
BGI, the world's largest genomics institute, and BioMed Central, a leader in scientific data sharing, aim to revolutionize science publishing with the launch of GigaScience, a new open access, open data journal with a scope that embraces all life science research that generates big data.
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