[OKFN-EN] Oxford Open Science 28 May - Does open science promote innovation?

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Sat May 24 18:33:49 UTC 2014

Strongly recommend going. Met Chas at OKCon/WHO session last year in
Geneva. You don't have to be a scientist.

On Sat, May 24, 2014 at 7:20 PM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:

> Oxford Open Science -
>  Does open science promote innovation?
> Oxford e-Research Centre, 7 Keble Road
> Wed 28 May, 19:00-20:30
> Join Professor Chas Bountra to discuss the question of whether open
> science approaches including greater transparency, sharing and
> collaboration will lead to greater and faster scientific innovation. Chasis Chief Scientist at the SGC (Structural Genomics Consortium) and an
> advocate of pre-competitive open drug discovery:
> “Society desperately needs more novel medicines, but drug discovery is too
> expensive, takes too long and is too high risk for any one organisation. We
> need to breakdown institutional and intellectual property barriers that
> slow down or prevent collaboration."
> Find out more from Chas' talk at #openoxford
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNz3ExyP_E8
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> Twitter: @oxopensci
> Web: http://science.okfn.org/community/local-groups/oxford-open-science/
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Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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