1. Frontiers Research Topics - an opportunity to drive research in your field

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    Frontiers Research Topics are hosted by scientists for scientists to drive research in a particular topic area. If you are interested and would like to find out more, please visit: http://www.frontiersin.org/about/RTGuidelines With special thanks to Frontiers editors: Dr. Markus Geisler, Dept. of Biology, University of Fribourg Dr. Kerstin Preuschoff, Laboratory of Computational Neuroscience, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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    • eLife: Changing the review process

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      We’re changing the way work is reviewed and vetted for publication. Articles will be judged by a group of academic editors who are active and respected researchers, who have expertise across the relevant disciplines, and who are committed to assessing submissions efficiently and fairly on the basis of their scientific merits. Our approach to the editorial process focuses on delivering the highest level of service to authors, and saving time at every step. Here’s how it will work:

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      • Open Access 101, from SPARC

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        Animated video explaining open access to research and why it's important.

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        • Frontiers - Open-Access Publication and Research Networking

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          Frontiers is Open Science - watch how we do it and join us to help change academic publishing. Special thanks to researchers, in order: Simon Beshara - PhD student - McMaster University Pierre Magistretti - PhD - EPFL Professor Idan Segev - PhD - Professor at Hebrew University, Isreal Silvestro Micera - PhD - EPFL Assistant Professor Andy Bhattacharjee - PhD student - McMaster University For more information, please visit: www.frontiersin.org Video produced in collaboration with www.noxediem.ch

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          • "Frontiers has a new model for academic publications" - Idan Segev

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            What is Frontiers? Frontiers is an online platform for the scientific community to publish open-access articles and network with colleagues. Idan Segev, Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Neuroscience, explains the motivation behind Frontiers and how it has changed academic publishing so far.

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            • Sciencescape - A Two Minute Introduction

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              Sciencescape provides an end-to-end research discovery and management platform for the Life Sciences. Like a personalized journal, you can subscribe to fields, topics, labs, journals, places, and authors to have breaking research and community activity pushed directly to your newsfeed - no need for repetitive searching. Quickly scan new publications, read abstracts, and download the full article text for further study. You can also explore complete research landscapes using new Field Charts - akin to stock market indices - to discover key historic papers at a glance, and uncover connections both between and across fields of knowledge. Then interact with the literature by curating and saving private libraries, sharing papers with colleagues, and publicly posting questions and analysis on published research. www.sciencescape.org

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              • FREEMOTE 11 : Threshold edition

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                FREEMOTE 11 : Threshold edition Electronic Arts & Co-creation Festival December 07 until December 11 : Utrecht (Holland) http://www.freemote.nl http://www.facebook.com/freemote FREEMOTE 11 is a gathering of electronic artists & a shared exposure event in a former railway warehouse in Utrecht (NUtrecht). A stage for contemporary creative communities and enlightened souls. Share & create together on topic. 5 days of (inter)national co-creation, installations, performances, exhibitions, screenings, AV performances and more... Three active festival areas and a extensive place to breath, chill out and create. Threshold: We live in turbulent times: tipping points all over > financial systems > ecological systems > shifting of the balance of power > analoque - digital > and many more > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Threshold mailto:contact@borndigital.nu FREEMOTE = FREE & REMOTE collaboration = Cloud Computing = Akasha FREEMOTE & Partners: Powered by: Born Digital / City of Utrecht / Treaty of Utrecht / VSB Fonds / K.F. Hein Fonds / Fentener van Vlissingen Fonds Creative Partners: Verein fur Jetzkultur (Mannheim/DE) / A MAZE (Berlin/DE) / Visual Berlin (Berlin/DE) / roBOt (Bologna/IT) / A-M-B-E-R (Istanbul/TR) / SETUP (Utrecht/NL) / FIBER (Amsterdam/NL) / GarageCUBE (CH) /1024 architecture (FR) / Dropstuff (Amsterdam/NL) Software Partners: Resolume / Madmapper Educational Partners: Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU) / C Games & Interaction / Art & Economy / HU University of applied science Utrecht / Crossmedialab / ROC MN / CLICKF1 Facility Partner: NUtrecht / Den Eelder (Zuiver Ambachtelijke Zuivel) Technical Partner: BEAMsystems (video) Credits: Director : Roy gerritsen (boompje.com) 3D : Roy Gerritsen / David Zaagsma (boompje.com) Sound Design : Julien Mier Born Digital

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                • Publish your open access article with Taylor & Francis

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                  Taylor & Francis has been publishing open access research since 2006. Our Open and Open Select programmes offer a wide choice of journals to publish in (some 1,800 and growing); routes to publish (green or gold open access); license options; and types of journal (pure or hybrid open access). When you choose to publish Open or Open Select you will be disseminating your research in a journal from a well-established publisher, supported by an active community focused on research which is in tune with yours.

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                  • eLife: An opportunity

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                    An introduction to the new funder-researcher collaborative and open-access journal for outstanding advancements in life and biomedical sciences. Learn more at elifesciences.org

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                    • Barbara Stebbins, Middle School Science Teacher

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                      Barbara Stebbins, a middle school science teacher from Black Pines School, San Francisco, talks about her experience using PLoS open access articles to teach her students about male mice singing. CC BY 2008 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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