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This group keeps track of the #SciFund Challenge, the first concerted attempt at crowdfunding research. List of research proposals. Map. History. Commentary.
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10 Top Crowdfunding Websites - Entrepreneur - http://news.google.com/news...
Entrepreneur 10 Top Crowdfunding Websites Entrepreneur It gained traction in the sciences with its annual SciFund Challenge, an online effort to fund science projects. It also launched a partnership with A&E Networks through which some select projects will be chosen to receive extra support from the joint ... and more »
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Georgia Tech starts its own crowdfunding - SciFund Challenge - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
Matt Shipman has a nice interview with Allison Mercer on how Georgia Tech decided to start its own crowdfunding website, GT Starter. There is little doubt that other universities will soon be looking to the crowdfunding model ...
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A new plea from professors: Buy my idea - The Globe and Mail - http://news.google.com/news...
A new plea from professors: Buy my idea The Globe and Mail Early crowdfunding successes left some academics with the mistaken notion that if they simply posted their project online, “two days later, the money truck backs up,” says Jai Ranganathan, co-founder of U.S.-based SciFund Challenge, which does periodic ... and more »
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A new plea from professors: Buy my idea - The Globe and Mail - http://news.google.com/news...
A new plea from professors: Buy my idea The Globe and Mail Early crowdfunding successes left some academics with the mistaken notion that if they simply posted their project online, “two days later, the money truck backs up,” says Jai Ranganathan, co-founder of U.S.-based SciFund Challenge, which does periodic ...
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Eternal youth, cancer and telomeres. - SciFund Challenge - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
In the Fireside Science series – SciFund Challenge's Guide to Life, the Universe and Everything! This is an edited version of a post in my blog – chromosomesandcancer.com. The back-story is that I was approached by a ...
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A diagram of a cell, “Up-Goer Five” style - SciFund Challenge - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
Participating in this year's SciFund course got me thinking about ways to make science attractive to a broader audience. As Josh Witten pointed out in a recent post on Nature's SoapBox Science blog, our message is not being ...
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Scientists discover 'crowdfunding' as a way of replacing research grants - Washington Times - http://news.google.com/news...
Scientists discover 'crowdfunding' as a way of replacing research grants Washington Times However, crowdfunding and social media alone do not create science superstars overnight, said Jai Ranganathan, co-founder of SciFund Challenge, another science-oriented crowdfunding site. Mr. Ranganathan is a conservation biologist and an associate ... and more »
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Science Crowdfunding in the Boston Globe - SciFund Challenge - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
Screen Shot 2013-09-03 at 9.42.07 AM. There's a nice piece in the Boston Globe today about science crowdfunding – covering #SciFund, Kenly Hiller's great proposal, and crowdfunding in general. Check it out! Share.
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Fund my science? Years of decrease in federal funds leads researchers to ask ... - 89.3 KPCC - http://news.google.com/news...
89.3 KPCC Fund my science? Years of decrease in federal funds leads researchers to ask ... 89.3 KPCC Jai Ranganathan, said the change is good because it encourages scientists to leave their labs and convince everyday citizens of the importance of their research. He is the co-founder of Sci Fund Challenge, a group that teaches scientists how to get the ...
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The First Fruits of #SciFund - SciFund Challenge - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
We've just gotten notice of the first paper published acknowledging support from #SciFund supporters! Walter Weare's Round 1 project, Artificial Photosynthesis at NCSU was a nice modest first project. It was succesful, and ...
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ONS Course – Module 4: Expanding the open notebook. - SciFund ... - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
No single web platform has every capability that you could want/need in your notebook. This is why your choice in notebook software needs to be a versatile system, and is the reason why we chose to work with WordPress.
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ONS Course – Module 3: Take advantage of blogging features for ... - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
When it comes to site organization, there is no better platform than those used for blogging. This is precisely the reason why we're using WordPress for our open notebooks. Every platform has advantages and disadvantages, ...
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Adventures in #SciFund-land, with Synthetic Daisies contributions - http://syntheticdaisies.blogspot.com/2013...
This new collaboration is a product of the first SciFund outreach course, which took place during the last week of April and though the month of May. The course focused on tailoring your message (e.g. describing you ...
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ONS Course – Module 2: Starting your open notebook. - SciFund ... - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
There are literally dozens of web platforms available that increase productivity, collaboration, communication, etc. And any of them could be a great platform for an open notebook, it just depends on what your preferred method ...
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Crowdfunding in the Medical Field - Crowdsourcing.org - http://news.google.com/news...
Crowdsourcing.org Crowdfunding in the Medical Field Crowdsourcing.org One of these projects was the SciFund Challenge. Any individual that is in need of this type of life insurance should be sure to consult <a href="http://www.termlifeinsurance.com/">Term Life Insurance.com</a>. Tags: Term Life Insurance.com ...
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ONS Course – Module 1: What is Open Notebook Science and why ... - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
Open notebook science is the practice of publishing your research on the web. Some researchers choose to share all their research as they perform experiments. Some post experimental information at a later time.
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Welcome to #SciFund 201: Open Notebook Science - http://scifundchallenge.org/blog...
Welcome to the first ever course (that I know of) designed to train scientists in open science methods! This particular course is focused on open notebook science, and will teach you why you should incorporate it into your ...
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Registration ends soon for free #SciFund #OpenScience class -- Learn to be more effective with an open notebook http://t.co/BrRuOhBsv9 - http://twitter.com/opensci...
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I study how bad things in the water change how animals act. My research in common words #Scifund http://t.co/vW09FeopTZ @RD_Denton - http://twitter.com/violet_...
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Free #SciFund class: making your science more effective with #openscience methods. Registration ends soon http://t.co/4Z160ZPvyA - http://twitter.com/jrangan...
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The new class registration for open notebooks ends in just a few days. Sign up before its too late! - http://twitter.com/SciFund...
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“@jranganathan: Scientists: do outreach or your science dies http://t.co/fa4T3cljdy #SciFund #reachingoutsci” @TheNeuroTimes - http://twitter.com/rycaspe...
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Thanks #SciFund class for your feedback on my blog post! It's now a guest post at #SciAmBlogs http://t.co/zp6XVFwxu1 - http://twitter.com/MatinaD...
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SciFund Challenge outreach course | Weinersmith - http://www.weinersmith.com/...
I recently helped to organize and run a free outreach training course through the SciFund Challenge. Working with Jai, Siouxsie, Anthony, and all of the scientist participants was a really amazing experience. One of the most ...
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Hello #SciFund members I’m looking for funding to finish my PhD – to find out more visit my blog http://t.co/NUun2LoFkQ - http://twitter.com/S_G_Smi...
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@EvoEcoAmy Did you see @j_zelikova email to google group about a #SciFund "slackers" group to finish class? - http://twitter.com/MegMobl...
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@j_zelikova tried to add myself to your #SciFund google doc but it won't let me edit - http://twitter.com/MegMobl...
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Response to critiques of "Do outreach or science dies": http://t.co/LaZiSEyrFA @kejames @ElenaBennett @JessicaHellmann @LizHadly #SciFund - http://twitter.com/jrangan...
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Need incentive to go electronic with your research? Take the open notebook course: ... http://t.co/84NsOuzRC5 - http://twitter.com/SciFund...
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