[open-science] Launch of the Panton Principles for Open Data in Science + Is It Open Data?

Daniel Mietchen daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 20 10:05:16 UTC 2010

After posting on the principles in some mailing lists, I got replies
from the social sciences/ humanities/ medical corner in which concerns
were raised about the lack of definition of "data" in the principles,
and about a possible lack of applicability to their fields,
essentially because of privacy concerns for subjects/ patients.
Perhaps you can address these points when you talk about the subject?



On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 11:59 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I've now met Lisa - we've had lunch with Lee (also copied). The good news is
> that there will probably be 2 recordings of this - one routed through MS and
> UWash and the other an independent video stream by an enthusiast (whose name
> I'll post when I have it). I think this is a seminal meeting from which both
> SC and OKF take considerable credit and I'm hoping we can get it widely
> reported ...  I bounced this off Lisa at lunch. Anyone with friendly science
> journalists is welcome to let them know.
> Cameron and I will divvy up the Panton material - I will also show IsItOpen
> but don't have time to make any requests during the talk. However I had
> earlier tried it out on a friendly publisher and got a positive reply.
> There'll be a good physical attendence. I haven't asked but I assume it will
> be tweeted
> P.
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