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Dec 7 2017 | Nature Index | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
The launch of BioMed Central and the Public Library of Science (PLOS) in the early 2000s ushered in a new era in scientific publishing. For the first time, the publishers of top-tier biomedical journals made papers freely available online to readers, regardless of affiliation with a subscribing...
Nov 29 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Staff
When JOHN WILLINSKY, the Khosla Family Professor of Education, came to Stanford a decade ago from Vancouver, Canada, he brought his leadership of the Public Knowledge Project, which promotes and studies the sharing of research and scholarship as a public good. He also brought his electric guitar.
Nov 21 2017 | FSI | CISAC | Posted In: Faculty
By Clifton B. Parker Nuclear decision-making The discussion revolved around whether North Korea will have the ability to strike the U.S. with nuclear warheads, and can the U.S. depend on a deterrence strategy like it did during the Cold War? Deterrence theory holds that nuclear weapons are intended...
Nov 7 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
By Vicky Stein When women participate in a medical research paper, that research is more likely to take into account the differences between the way men and women react to diseases and treatments, according to a new study by Stanford researchers.
Oct 16 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Awards, Faculty, In the News
By Chris Bliss Provost Persis Drell announced Thursday that eight faculty members have been appointed or reappointed Bass University Fellows. The Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty, including faculty from the graduate and professional schools, for their...