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Scott Edmunds

Editor in Chief of GigaScience and Chief Editor of GigaByte. Data nerd based at BGI Hong Kong. Co-founder of Open Data and Citizen Science organisations CivicSight, CitizenScience.Asia and Bauhinia Genome.

GigaByte and GBIF Webinar: Data papers describing datasets on vectors of human diseases

- January 18, 2022

GBIF webinar

Tune in to the GigaByte and GBIF webinar that uncovers the details of the TDR sponsored call for data papers describing datasets on vectors of human diseases.

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Open imaging data to assist AI in the COVID-19 fight. Q&A with Dominic Cushnan

- November 25, 2021

National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database

We have an author Q&A with Dominic Cushnan, Head of Artificial Intelligence (Imaging) for NHSX, on his Data Note on the National COVID-19 Chest Imaging Database.

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GigaByte call for data papers describing datasets on vectors of human diseases

- November 17, 2021

GigaScience Press partnering with GBIF are supported by TDR (hosted at the wHO), to release a special issue for publication of new datasets presenting biodiversity data for research on vectors of human diseases.

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The Women in Science Conference 2021: Challenges are simply a problem waiting for a solution

- November 4, 2021

women in science

The 7th Women in Science Conference took place in Qingdao, as a satellite meeting of ICG-16 again organized by our Publishing Director Laurie Goodman. Here is a write-up by our Junior Editor Hongfang Zhang.

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Open Access Week 2021: GigaScience’s 10 Examples of Open

- October 29, 2021

Open Access Week 2021

For Open Access Week 2021 we look back over 10 of our favourite GigaScience papers providing examples of barriers we’ve tried to break for more open science.

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Peer Review Week 2021: Preprints Meet Open Peer Review

- September 24, 2021

Identity in Peer Review

Identity in Peer Review is the theme of Peer Review Week 2021, and GigaScience Press have a number of new collaborations and integrations embracing this.

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Software Citation Comes of Age

- June 22, 2021

Following the publication of a new software citation guide we explain more the practicalities and importance of citing research software.

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Update on Updates. GigaByte’s new article type to speed up science

- June 15, 2021

Update article logo

We have an update on the Update article, GigaByte’s new article type to speed up the sharing and communication of science through allowing publication of data and software versions that are immediately useful to the community.

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A step-by-step guide to 3D print a scientific publication.

- March 9, 2021

To promote re-use of microCT data and 3D models we have produced a video guide on how to 3D print a scorpion from GigaDB in 10 simple steps.

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Guest Posting: Help Crowdfund the Transbiome

- March 2, 2021

transbiome

A guest posting with the Transbiome team on their community driven research program using crowdfunding and co-creation to discover the diversity of the neo-vaginal microbiome.

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