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Disrupting Scholarly Communication to Accelerate Scientific Progress

1234f1a875369df95753efe40ee9471c?s=47 William Gunn
June 15, 2012

Disrupting Scholarly Communication to Accelerate Scientific Progress

I spoke about accelerating scientific progress by shortening the research cycle through better discovery tools.


William Gunn

June 15, 2012


  1. Disrupting Scholarly Communication to Accelerate Scientific Progress William Gunn Head

    of Academic Outreach william.gunn@mendeley.com @mrgunn
  2. Research is complicated License Some rights reserved by bandini's.on.fire

  3. Innovation is hard Some rights reserved by Vermin Inc

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  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerhardt_Cycleplane © Science Museum / Science & Society

  6. successnexus.com

  7. http://www.azarask.in/blog/post/the-wrong-problem/

  8. Can we shorten the research cycle? /home/williamgunn/Dropbox/Mendeley/Mendeley Presentations/Talks/trastuzumab_StartupSci_exhibit.html

  9. Black Box https://secure.flickr.com/photos/mharvey75/2493468041/ https://secure.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/4237025430/ $31.2B ???? 12 years The average

    age at first R01 grant is now 42, up from 34 in 1980. jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/98/20/1436.full
  10. https://secure.flickr.com/photos/mharvey75/2493468041/ https://secure.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/4237025430/ $31.2B ???? 12 months! Black Box

  11. How do you know whose model is the best? -

    Citations take too long. The model published in the best journal? - Those are slow outlets. Get better data on what's working faster, publish more rapidly? (and open access!) How do we rapidly iterate on research?
  12. ...and aggregates research data in the cloud Mendeley makes science

    more collaborative and transparent: Mendeley extracts research data… Collecting rich signals from domain experts.
  13. 200 million documents uploaded 2.0 million users Cambridge Stanford University

    MIT Imperial College London University of Oxford Harvard University University of Michigan University College London University of California at Berkeley Columbia University
  14. Rich user profile data

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  16. http://dev.mendeley.com Tim O’Reilly O’Reilly Media James Powell CTO Thomson Reuters

    Juan Enriquez MD Excel Venture Management John Wilbanks VP Science, Creative Commons Werner Vogels CTO Amazon.com Mendeley/PLoS API Binary Battle $16,001 for the best app
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  22. Google Analytics for research

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