WST 2014 Webinar Series – Web Observatories with Prof Dave de Roure

Please join us for the next in our series of Web Science Webinars for 2014. We are delighted to welcome Prof. Dave de Roure from the OeRC talk about Web Observatories, eResearch and the importance of collaboration/curation.

Date:   Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time:   4:00 PM – 5:00 PM GMT

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We’ll record the Webinar and make it available via the WST Web Site and the Vimeo Channel

Please use the link below to sign up for the Webinar and also make use of the HackPad to add any questions/topics for Dave before/during/after the session.

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This webinar is a joint presentation of the Web Science Trust and the Oxford eResearch Centre (OeRC)

Prof. Dave de Roure is one of the longest associated members of the Web Science Trust and also chairs the W3C community group on Web Observatories.

David De Roure is Professor of e-Research at University of Oxford, Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre, Co-Director of the Institute for the Future of Computing in the Oxford Martin School and has a coordinating role in Digital Humanities at Oxford.

David was closely involved in the UK e-Science programme and held a national role from 2009-2013 as the UK National Strategic Director for Digital Social Research. He is a UK representative on the European e-Infrastructure Reflection Group, one of the UK PIs for the Square Kilometre Array telescope, a chair of the UK e-Science Forum, a partner in the UK Software Sustainability Institute and on the editorial board for IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He is a champion for the Web Science Trust, chairs the W3C Web Observatory Community Group and in 2011 was elected as a Research Fellow at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.






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