[Open Access Interview] Salma Mesmoudi: Budgets have limits. Science and ideas do not.

Sharing data, for the sake of budgets, visibility and ideas

[Open Access Interview] Salma Mesmoudi: Budgets have limits. Science and ideas do not.

Data scientist Salma Mesmoudi believes in the importance of sharing data. Through her work with the neuroimaging project LinkRbrain, she has seen the help it can bring to doctors. In this short video, part of a series for OA Week 2014, she explains the benefits that data sharing can also have on every level, from the individual researcher to science on the whole.

Data is expensive. The equipment to collect it. Recruiting subjects, in some cases. The hours, months, years of work involved. Research teams don’t have the budget to waste on repeating data collection for no reason.

This is just one reason why data scientist Salma Mesmoudi believes in the importance of sharing data. Through her work with the neuroimaging project LinkRbrain, she has seen the help it can bring to doctors. In this short video, part of a series for OA Week 2014, she explains the benefits that data sharing can also have on every level, from the individual researcher to science on the whole.

 

Watch the other videos in this series, for more views on the practical benefits of open access:

[Open Access Interview] Margaux Larre-Perez – Young Researchers & Open Access: We Can Change the System Together!

- The future of open access depends on today’s young researchers.

[Open Access Interview] Francesca Musiani: Change the Model, with Open Access Publishing

- Open access helps promote change in the evaluation of researchers.

[Open Access Interview] Pablo Rauzy: Open access helps improve your research and increase your visibility

- The advantages of publishing in open access

 

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