Post Tagged with: "Research"

The Canadian Move Toward Open Access

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) focuses on the recent message from national science advisor Dr. Arthur Carty who argued that scientific success increasingly depends upon fostering a "culture of sharing" based on open access models of communication that leverage the Internet to disseminate research […]

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November 6, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

PM’s Science Advisor Calls for Culture of Sharing

Arthur Carty, the national science advisor to Prime Minister Paul Martin, has published a remarkable op-ed titled A Global Information System Needs a Culture of Sharing, in the latest issue of University Affairs.  This should be required reading and, if it reflects the thinking at the Prime Minister’s Office, offers […]

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October 14, 2005 1 comment News

Getting More Bang for our Research and Copyright Buck

Professor Geist's regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) addresses several much-needed reforms for the Canadian education and research communities to get more bang for their research and copyright buck. In particular, it argues that Canadian universities must stop throwing away millions of […]

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September 27, 2004 Comments are Disabled Columns