[open-science] Open Science Coordination at Open Knowledge

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Oct 1 13:30:20 UTC 2014

This is wonderful news!

For those who don't know, Jenny has a super-impressive history of Open
Science starting (to my knowledge) as an undergraduate with the Triple
Helix magazine in Cambridge, and taking important roles in Open science in
Africa, and South America.


On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:09 PM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:

> Hi All
> To add to the exciting community threads and conversations that have
> kicked off here and over on the Mozilla Science Lab list over the last few
> weeks - I have some news!
> Thanks to the generosity of my PhD funder BBSRC and their progressive view
> that it's important for students to experience professional careers outside
> academia, I have three months funding to work full time at Open Knowledge
> from Mon 6 Oct.
> I've been the open science working group coordinator for a few years and
> its been amazing but my time to work on this has been more limited recently
> than I'd like. My experimental work is now coming to a close and the chance
> to spend more time with you guys instead of my mosquitoes is a very
> exciting prospect.
> So - from Monday to at least the end of the year and hopefully beyond, I'm
> yours!
> If there is anything I can do to support the working group and its members
> (you) let me know. If you think Open Knowledge should be active in an area,
> you need coordination support for a community project, there's an event
> you'd like to organise, you need collaborators for a project, just get in
> touch. We don't currently have any funding specifically for this, but I'll
> be working on that too.
> I'll be booting up an open notebook and calendar soon so you can see what
> I'm up to and also send another email next week outlining my current goals
> for this time that you can supplement with your own ideas of what the
> working group needs.
> I'm really looking forward to it :)
> Jenny
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Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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