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by Brian McMahon
Thu May 09, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Public input to CommDat
Topic: FAIR diffraction data and IUCr journals
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FAIR diffraction data and IUCr journals

A recent editorial in a number of IUCr journals highlights the fact that authors are encouraged to provide a DOI for their deposited original raw diffraction data when they submit an article describing a new structure or a new method tested on unpublished diffraction data. For methods developed or t...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Public input to CommDat
Topic: Crystallographic Information Fiesta!
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Views: 321

Crystallographic Information Fiesta!

The website of the forthcoming AIC International Crystallography School m is now open and accepting registrations. The School is targeted at PhD students and young researchers from University and Industry, and aims to establish the primacy of respect for the data that underpins scientific advances (...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Public input to CommDat
Topic: Data microsymposium at AsCA2018
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Data microsymposium at AsCA2018

Thanks to Amy Sarjeant and Genji Kurisu for putting together an excellent microsymposium at last month's AsCA/SCANZ meeting in Auckland. With the consent of the presenters, we have posted the presentations on the IUCr web site at

http://www.iucr.org/resources/data/meet ... s/asca2018
by Brian McMahon
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Public input to CommDat
Topic: The science is in the data
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The science is in the data

A new article "The Science is in the Data" has been posted as an early-view article in IUCrJ, with DOI m The article, by John R. Helliwell, Brian McMahon, J. Mitchell Guss and Loes M. J. Kroon-Batenburg, is based in part on John Helliwell's Keynote Lecture at the 2017 IUCr Congress in Hyde...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: The science is in the data
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Views: 20301

The science is in the data

A new article "The Science is in the Data" has been posted as an early-view article in IUCrJ, with DOI m The article, by John R. Helliwell, Brian McMahon, J. Mitchell Guss and Loes M. J. Kroon-Batenburg, is based in part on John Helliwell's Keynote Lecture at the 2017 IUCr Congress in Hyde...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Final report of the DDDWG
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Final report of the DDDWG

Final report of the IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group John R Helliwell, Brian McMahon, Steve Androulakis, Marian Szebenyi, Loes Kroon-Batenburg, Tom Terwilliger, John Westbrook and Edgar Weckert August 8th 2017 john.helliwell@manchester.ac.uk and bm@iucr.org Introduction The Diffractio...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Retrieving content from a dataset identified by a DOI
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Retrieving content from a dataset identified by a DOI

Retrieving content from a dataset identified by a DOI - designing an extensible protocol John Helliwell recently posted a message to the dddwg mailing list that has raised an interesting point about deposition of datasets. To secure a persistent long-term deposition for this dataset, John uploaded ...
by Brian McMahon
Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:22 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Report on International Data Week 2016
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Views: 2675

Report on International Data Week 2016

John and I spent an interesting 9 days in Denver earlier this month, attending a chain of data-related meetings. We attach our report to the IUCr Executive Committee, which includes various observations and recommendations. There are also reports of particular components of the week on the IUCr webs...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Open Data in a Big Data World
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Views: 2591

Open Data in a Big Data World

The IUCr has endorsed the Science International 2015 Accord on "Open Data in a Big Data World" and provided a detailed response to the short form of the Accord in which the position of crystallography is described. Copies of the IUCr position paper are available at the IUCr web site: m Bri...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Abstract of BCA2016 presentation
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Abstract of BCA2016 presentation

There have been some requests to post the abstract of the talk John gave at the BCA2016 meeting in Nottingham. Slides from the talk have also been posted at http://forums.iucr.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=371 Enjoy! - Brian Access to raw diffraction data; current practice in article linking to raw d...