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The Utility and Danger of AI in Scientific Publishing: Riddles of the Sphinx – GigaScience at WCRI 2024

- June 9, 2024

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The 8th World Congress on Research Integrity (WCRI) took place in Athens, Greece from 1st-5th June. GigaScience Press are regular attendees of this conference, and this year our organisation was represented by GigaScience Editor-in-Chief Scott Edmunds, Executive Editor Nicole Nogoy, and Data Scientist Chris Armit. A major theme of the conference was the double-edged sword […]

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Publishing Citizen Science Data: Q&A with the Hong Kong Jellyfish Project

- May 20, 2024

Hong Kong Jellyfish Project

Today we publish a new Data Release presenting a dataset of jellyfish sightings collected by citizen scientists from 2021 through 2023 within Hong Kong waters. This is the first example where our curation team have worked with a Citizen Science project to share their observations in the GBIF biodiversity database. Here we have a Q&A […]

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2023 in review: Gigabyte journal coming of age, and more

- December 5, 2023

It’s December, the festive season and the end of  year are approaching fast –  and it’s time for our traditional look back on the past 12 months at GigaScience Press. Once more, we are pleased with the view in the rear mirror.  In its 11th year, GigaScience again published exceptional “big data” science (read on […]

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RDA20 Plenary: A Decade of Data 2013-2023. Celebrating 10 years of the Research Data Alliance (RDA)

- March 30, 2023

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In one of our conference write-ups, GigaDB provides perspectives and summary of the RDA20 plenary- A decade of data. 5 days of discussions and working groups all about research data.

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Second call (and webinar) for GigaByte’s vectors of human disease series

- November 6, 2022

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TDR, GBIF and GigaScience Press have announced a second call (and webinar) for the GigaByte series publishing new datasets for research on vectors of human diseases.

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From Frictionless Data to Interactive Visualisation

- September 1, 2022

Frictionless Data

A guest post from our summer data science intern Raniere Silva from Hong Kong City Uiniversity on his work on Frictionless Data and Interactive Visualisation

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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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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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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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