Some interesting news on Open Data

I’ve been away from the desk for a few days, here are some of the open data related news I found upon my return:

From January 2013, the BMJ will require there to be a commitment to make the relevant anonymised patient level data available on reasonable request, before publishing clinical trials results

http://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e7304

Erin C. McKiernan, a researcher working primarily in experimental and theoretical neuroscience, asks Who owns research data and the rights to publish?

http://emckiernan.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/who-owns-research-data-and-the-rights-to-publish-it/

http://emckiernan.wordpress.com/2012/10/31/who-owns-research-data-and-the-rights-to-publish-part-ii/

And finally, what are the Benefits of Open Data – Impact on Economic Research

http://oanow.org/2012/11/the-benefits-of-open-data-impact-on-economic-research/

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