Tag Archives: open science

Celebrating and innovating: This was 2022 at GigaScience Press

- December 20, 2022

tortoise with Santa hat

It was a year to remember, for more than one reason: 2022 marked the 10th anniversary of GigaScience‘s launch. The journal’s younger sibling GigaByte got an award and continued to innovate with living documents and its first trilingual article. And we published lots of memorable research, featuring, for example, a giant tortoise and 26 deadly […]

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The first English-Spanish-Ukrainian Publication. How to publish multilingual articles with GigaByte

- November 28, 2022

Multilingual articles

GigaByte this week marks the first time multilingual articles have been simultaneously published in English, Spanish and Ukrainian. Showcasing a novel and award winning feature from our publishing platform.

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GigaByte Wins 2022 ALPSP Innovation Award

- September 21, 2022

ALPSP Innovation Award

GigaByte Journal wins the ALPSP Innovation Award for their interactive articles and tools aimed at fulfilling the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

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Open Science Milestones and the return of in-person meetings at ISMB2022

- July 19, 2022

ISMB2022 meets open science

Write-up of GigaScience’s 10th birthday at ISMB2022 in Wisconsin, birthday series of papers, and it’s efforts to map to the UNESCO Open Science Recommendations

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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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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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New beginnings during a pandemic – the COVID year in review

- December 17, 2020

Looking back at this unusual year, we are happy to report that GigaScience not only kept going under difficult circumstances, publishing outstanding examples of Big Data science and introducing innovations in the review process. We also opened a new chapter with the launch of a sister journal, GigaByte .

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A New Monitoring Tool Empowering Infectious Disease Detectives

- October 22, 2020

IDseq

Out this week in GigaScience is a new monitoring tool empowering infectious disease detectives. Scientists in Cambodia, who are supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, used the new IDseq tool to help confirm and sequence the whole genome of the country’s first case of COVID-19. Read more here.

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Giga Gets Bigger: GigaByte kickstarts GigaScience Press

- September 4, 2020

GigaScience Press launches

GigaScience has spawned a new smaller and more agile sibling: GigaByte, and is the first journal to come from our new GigaScience Press.  This bigger and better GigaScience family has lead to some changes in GigaScience, and we are pleased to make some important announcements about the team. Coming shortly after our 8th birthday, GigaScience […]

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Reproducible Classification. Q&A on ShinyLearner & the CODECHECK certificate, pt. 2

- April 8, 2020

ShinyLearner

This week we showcased a new way of peer reviewing software, testing code in an independent manner and providing a CODECHECK “certificate of reproducible computation” when the results in the paper can be reproduced. We’ve written a post on the CODECHECK process featuring a Q&A with CODECHECK founder Stephen Eglan, and here we’ll provide a follow […]

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