Love Data Week 2019: Our Top 5 Articles on Data Topics

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By: Roza Sakellaropoulou, Wed Feb 13 2019
Roza Sakellaropoulou

Author: Roza Sakellaropoulou

We’re celebrating Love Data Week 2019 all week long! This year’s theme is data in everyday life and to that end, we are bringing you some of the most popular articles published in Springer Nature’s Research Data Community, exploring data topics that help advance our knowledge of the world, from social media data for urban sustainability to the tricks of evolving large brains. Take a read below!

1. Social Media Data for Urban Sustainability

Transitioning complex social-ecological-technological urban systems to sustainability is a fundamental challenge for governments, scientists, and practitioners in the 21st century. At the same time increasingly ubiquitous big data from social media can be one of the potential solutions.

2. The Trick of Evolving Large Brains

This article looks at the evolution of exceptionally large brains in birds and mammals and suggest that breakdown of allometric constraints potentiated that.

3. Publishing Data on Public Transport Networks – how hard can it be?

A lot of data on public transportation schedules and routes are freely and publicly available. However, their usage in scientific contexts has remained limited. The article looks at the reasons behind that.

4. How I Opened Up Towards Open Science

Antica from the Netherlands Institute of Ecology shares her personal story about how her experience with open data and open science started, and what that has helped her achieve so far.

5. Accelerating Data Sharing

Get more insights about researchers’ views and actions in managing and sharing experimental research data over time by reading the 2018 State of Open Data report.

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Roza Sakellaropoulou

Author: Roza Sakellaropoulou

Roza is a Brand Engagement and Marketing Manager in the Open Research team, and she is based in London. Letting the research community and especially researchers know about the benefits that open research has is her main focus.

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