Open UBC Week: Adventures in Open Science Advocacy

Name: Adventures in Open Science Advocacy

Date: Thursday, November 1

Time: 2:45pm – 3:45pm

Location: Irving K. Barber Centre, Lillooet Room

Description: Ng will discuss his experiences in getting science topics into the general public’s consciousness. This includes a number of open projects that primarily rely on crowd-sourcing, involving attempts at hosting puzzles, determining the “truth,” ranking Candy, and his more recent grand crowdsourcing experiment, The Phylomon Project ( He will attempt to provide some advice on such ventures and show the merits of an open culture.

Ticketing: FREE

Open to Public, Recommended for Faculty, Staff, Students, and other Schools

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