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Altmetrics for “Big Data Need Big Theory Too”

Peter Coveney, Edward Dougherty, and Roger Highfield’s paper on “Big Data Need Big Theory Too” has received an Altmetric score of 106, which puts it in the top 5% of all Altmetric’s research outputs. You can view the paper here and view the Altmetric breakdown here ...
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New CompBioMed Associate Partner: The Hartree Centre

We are delighted to announce that the Hartree Centre (http://www.hartree.stfc.ac.uk/hartree/), led by Alison Kennedy, has joined CompBioMed as an Associate Partner. We welcome them on board and look forward to extensive and fruitful collaborations in the coming years ...
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New CompBioMed Associate Partner: H-ITS

We are delighted to announce that the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (http://www.h-its.org), represented by its Molecular and Cell Modelling Group (http://www.h-its.org/mcm), led by Professor Rebecca Wade, who is also the Scientific Director of HITS, has joined CompBioMed as an Associate Partner. We welcome them on board and look forward ...
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IEEE eScience Conference, Maryland, USA

The IEEE 12th International Conference on eScience will explore the realms where big data and distributed computing fuse into Data Intensive Science ...
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EMBC ’17 & NBC ’17

The joint conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC) and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC) is taking place in Tampere, Finland, in June 2017: www.embec2017.org. The meeting is endorsed by IEFMBE (www.ifmbe.org) as we as EAMBES (www.eambes.org). The topics of the conference ...
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Theme Issue in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A

Peter Coveney is the co-editor of a Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A Theme Issue ‘Multiscale modelling at the physics–chemistry–biology interface’. Read more at the link. Included in the issue are two pieces from Coveney: “Bridging the gaps at the physics–chemistry–biology interface” and “Big data need big theory too”, ...
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Workshop: HTMD 2016

The 3rd Workshop on High-Throughput Molecular Dynamics (HTMD) 2016 takes place on Thu 10th – Fri 11th November 2016 in Barcelona at the Barcelona biomedical research park (PRBB). Read more about the workshop here ...
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Blog post: We need CompBioMed to make sense of Big Data in Biology

Roger Highfield explains why the European Commission has backed a €5 million CompBioMed initiative, which will help to usher in true personalised medicine. Read the blog post on the CompBioMed website here ...
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WIRED Article

Roger Highfield has published an article with “WIRED” on Why we can’t trust ‘blind big data’ to cure the world’s diseases ...
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Chemistry World Article

Roger Highfield and Peter Coveney have published an article on the Chemistry World website, titled Big data needs big theory”. You can view the article here ...
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