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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 a finalist for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2022

- July 4, 2022

ALPSP Awards

We are pleased to announce GigaByte journal has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2022 ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers) Awards for Innovation in Publishing.

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GigaByte helping the fight against Vector-Borne diseases with data

- June 14, 2022

disease vectors data

New GigaByte series of vector-borne diseases data papers just out, including mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, and kissing bugs, supported by GBIF and the WHO

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Publishing Citizen Science data to fight against mosquito borne diseases

- May 31, 2022

Citizen Scientists share and publish Mosquito Alert data as part of our GigaByte (& GBIF & TDR supported) series on vector-borne diseases.

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Waking Up Publishing with Interactive Coffee Data

- April 21, 2022

interactive coffee dataset

Author Q&A with Julien Wist talking about his interactive coffee dataset just published in GigaByte that features a NMRium browser.

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Vectors of data awards: acknowledging the entire data sharing food web

- February 4, 2022

We are pleased to see the 2022 Junior Research Parasite Award go to Jack Pilgrim for his work published last year in GigaScience, so here we highlight the ecosystem of awards acknowledging different parts of the research cycle.

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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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