21-23 June 2017
University of Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone


Plenary 5

23 Jun 2017, 09:00
University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Uni Mail Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 40 1205 Genève


Plenary 5: Social Media as a research data resource

  • Josh Brown (CERN)


This session explores some of the issues raised by social media for open research, looking at such topics as: Extracting open data from closed systems; preservation and replication of studies based on dynamic data sets; the use of social media as a tool for opening up science; the ethical implications of research using social media data; social media data infiltrating research evaluation and analysis (altmetrics etc.) and the implications for researcher behaviour.

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