On the future of peer review: LIBRE presentation at SpotOn London 2013

On Friday 8th of November, together with Michael Taylor we gave a 5-minute talk on the future of academic peer review also presenting the forthcoming platform LIBRE at the SpotOn 2013 event. We post the transcription of the talk that summarizes our vision on the future of peer review and academic publishing in general. Continue reading “On the future of peer review: LIBRE presentation at SpotOn London 2013”

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Universidad a la Calle II

The second “edition” of the initiative “Universidad a la Calle” took place on Friday 15th of March in Granada’s Bib-rambla square. Alfonso Maso, professor of fine arts, wrote a beautiful text summarizing our enthusiasm and our hopes:

La enseñanza a la calle….      (La Barraca Incendiada)

Hay llamas que arrasan.

No permitamos más rejas, más señales de dirección obligatoria al sentido del pensamiento y las palabras. Surgió La Barraca en Granada para provocar pequeños incendios en inesperados interiores, en lugares sin importancia y apenas con  nombre. La propia Barraca pudo ser calcinada por el odio de los generales y por la muerte silenciada de quienes no olvidaron, pero siempre permaneció latente  en escondidas cenizas. Continue reading “Universidad a la Calle II”

Non-profit organisation ‘Open Scholar C.I.C.’ urges scientists to join their forces against flawed academic publishing model

 

A first press release about Open Scholar and the LIBRE project is out!

“Considering the capability of today’s technology, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to assume that scientists and researchers are able to collaborate and access each other’s work easier than ever before. However, that assumption would be wrong.” Continue reading “Non-profit organisation ‘Open Scholar C.I.C.’ urges scientists to join their forces against flawed academic publishing model”

New academic website!

Welcome to my new academic website powered by WordPress. Here you can find information about my research projects and download full-text copies of my publications. You can also download scientific software I developed in collaboration with fellow colleagues and provide free of charge under a general public licence.