Neuroscience

By Cyril Pernet, University of Edinburgh.

This blog post was first published at neurostatscyrilpernet.blogspot.co.uk.

By Stephen Eglen, University of Cambridge.

By Sanjay Manohar, University of Oxford, and Software Sustainability Institute fellow

By Sanjay Manohar, University of Oxford, and Software Sustainability Institute fellow.

By Stephen Eglen, Software Sustainability Institute's fellow, University of Cambridge.

By Cyril Pernet, University of Edinburgh

By Dr Robyn Grant, Lecturer in Comparative Physiology and Behaviour at Manchester Metropolitan University.

In the neurosciences, we produce tons of data, in many different forms – images, electrophysiology and video, to name but a few. If we are really going to work together to answer big picture questions about the brain, then the different data types really need to start interacting and building on information from each other. I understand this, however, it is quite complex in practice, and begs questions in how best to specify data types, annotations and formats to make…

By Robyn A Grant, Lecturer in Environmental Physiology and Behaviour,  Manchester Metropolitan University.

I was lucky enough to attend the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Meeting this year in Washington DC. A collection of over 30,000 neuroscientists met to discuss exciting new research findings, along with ethical and scientific issues in the neurosciences. One such discussion occurred on a Sunday morning session entitled Enhancing Reproducibility of Neuroscience Studies. It was a symposium chaired by Story Landis (past Director of NINDS) and Thomas Insel (Director of…

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