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Re: The Elsevier Grand Challenge

From: Susie Stephens <susie.stephens@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 09:45:22 -0400
Message-ID: <fcc499200806030645k85bdef6t6442c10de3a8a5b0@mail.gmail.com>
To: dan.russler@oracle.com
Cc: "Susie M Stephens" <STEPHENS_SUSIE_M@lilly.com>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, "Skip McGaughey" <skip@openhealthtools.org>
Thanks Dan. I wasn't aware of Open Health Tools at all previously, and it's
very interesting.

Susie


On 6/2/08, Dan Russler <dan.russler@oracle.com> wrote:
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> Hi Susie,
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> This Challenge looks great.
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> Open Health Tools is working on a challenge grant for Health Sciences as
> well...Perhaps there are ways to learn from each of these kinds of
> activities?
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> Here is the link to Open Health Tools and its Academic Outreach Project...
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> www.openhealthtools.org  >>> Charter Projects >>> Academic Outreach
> Project >>>>Educational Stream
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> Regards,
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> Dan
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> Susie M Stephens wrote:
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> Some of you may be interested in the Elsevier Grand Challenge (
>> http://www.elseviergrandchallenge.com/).
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>>  The Elsevier Grand Challenge:  Knowledge Enhancement in the Life
>>  Sciences is a contest created to improve the way scientific information
>>  is communicated and used. The contest invites members of the scientific
>>  community to describe and prototype a tool to improve the interpretation
>>  and identification of meaning in (online) journals and text databases
>>  relating to the life sciences.  Specifically we are looking for new ways
>>  to:
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>>  1. improve the process/methods/results of creating, reviewing and
>>  editing scientific content
>>  2. interpret, visualize or connect the knowledge more effectively,
>>  and/or
>>  3. provide tools/ideas for measuring the impact of these improvements.
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>>  While the traditional functions of peer-review, quality control,
>>  dissemination and archiving remain at the heart of scientific
>>  publishing, it is clear that new technologies are creating opportunities
>>  to facilitate interpretation of data. In initiating the Elsevier Grand
>>  Challenge, we hope to interact with the scientific community to discuss
>>  changing modes of publishing and knowledge sharing with innovative
>>  groups who are interested in changing the way science is published. The
>>  objective is to generate useful new ideas that could have a widespread
>>  impact on scientific publishing in general.
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>> Cheers,
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>> Susie
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