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Björn Brembs
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Séminaire DRTD-SHS. « Les données de la recherche dans les humanités numériques ». Journée du 21 avril 2015 : « Maîtriser les technologies pour valoriser les données ». Lieu : MESHS (salle 2), 2 rue des Canonniers, 59000 Lille. ===== I always wait to meet the audience before deciding what to say ...
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In an effort to encourage more research be made openly available, higher education institutions have begun to enact their own open access policies aimed at increasing the momentum. Michael Eisen we...
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Over the last several days a consortium of people interested in herpetology, weird animals, animal lore, and special effects have worked together to help resolve an ...
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I am very angry with the publishing industry. Last week the NY Times reported that the Ministry of Health in Liberia had discovered a 30-year old paper that, if they had known about it, might have alerted Liberians to the possibility of Ebola.
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©CartoonStock.com There was an interesting exchange last week on PubMedCommons between Maurice Smith, senior author of a paper on motor learning, and Bjorn Brembs, a neurobiologist at the University of Regensburg. The mai...
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Well, I guess all this this means is yet another boost to university administrations in Germany:
http://bjoern.brembs.net/2015/01/booming-university-administrations/
Deal would extend Excellence Initiative for another 10 years.
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Reforms are needed, but I wouldn't expect much from the universities themselves that subscribe to the corporate business model, at least in the US. Who is supposed to take action? Not only the administration but also many tenured faculty members fare quite well under the corporate model and non-tenured faculty is at the mercy of the administration when it comes to tenure.  
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In the spirit of procrastination, here is a random list I made up of things that seem to be trending in cognitive neuroscience right now, with a quick description of each. These are purely pulled f...
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It's a year since I started TheContentMine (contentmine.org) - a project funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation. In ContentMine we intend to extract all the world's scientific and medical facts from the scholarly literature and make them available to everyone under permissive Open licences.
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  • Universität Regensburg
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  • Freie Universität Berlin
    Neurobiologist, 2003 - 2012
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