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Alert: Handful of Biologists Went Rogue and Published Directly to Internet

Written by Amy Harmon, the NYTimes article published yesterday describes the latest in the battle for open access science:

"On Feb. 29, Carol Greider of Johns Hopkins University became the third Nobel Prize laureate biologist in a month to do something long considered taboo among biomedical researchers: She posted a report of her recent discoveries to a publicly accessible website, bioRxiv, before submitting it to a scholarly journal to review for “official’’ publication.

Announcement: 1st Singapore Eco Film Festival in Nov 2016

Get excited .::. The 1st Singapore Eco Film Fest #SGEFF is taking place this year and Biodiversity Connections is one of the community partners!

MEM Seminar Series on the Haze - 6pm, Fri 18 March @ LR425 SDE3, NUS

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15 PhD positions available for 2016 - International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology

This announcement definitely deserves it's own post! The International Max Planck Research School for Evolutionary Biology is offering up to 15 PhD positions and fellowships.

Forget Politicizing Science. Let’s Democratize Science! by David Guston

An interesting read on democratizing science policy and advice from 2005. David Guston is based at Arizona State University where he is the  founding director of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Director at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Co-Director at the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes and Professor in the Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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