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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 30, 2015 06:52 AM

Lecture on Open Access and Open Content Licensing at ICAR (short course)

by Admin — last modified Dec 05, 2018 04:19 PM

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) a constituent establishment of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) organised a short course on 'ICTs for Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness in Agricultural Research, Education and Extension of NARES' during November 13-22, 2018 in Bangalore. Anubha Sinha delivered a lecture to the participants.

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Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study

by Dr. George Joseph,Dr. Sebastian K.A, and Kavitha A — last modified Oct 28, 2018 05:56 AM

We have published an article in International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities. The article is titled "Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study". The authors of the article are Hindi faculty members of Christ University and Ananth Subray from the Centre for Internet & Society provided research assistance.

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Panel Discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge

by Admin — last modified Oct 26, 2018 12:52 AM
October 26, 2018

Pranesh Prakash was a panelist and moderator in a panel discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge on October 23, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The event was hosted by DST Centre for Policy Research (IISc), Bangalore.

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Sting job by Hyderabad scientist exposes fake journals

by Admin — last modified Oct 17, 2018 02:06 AM

Scientists have at last found a cure for Schlodomoniasis -- a deadly brain infection caused by the "inter-galactic parasite Klaousmodium cruzi" -- they claim to have identified for the first time.

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An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income

by Admin — last modified May 23, 2018 02:37 PM

MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.

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On World Water Day - Open Data for Water Resources

by Craig Dsouza — last modified Mar 22, 2018 10:27 AM

Lack of open data for researchers and activists is a key barrier against ensuring access to water and planning for sustainable management of water resources. In a collaboration between DataMeet and CIS, supported by Arghyam, we are exploring the early steps for making open data and tools to plan for water resources accessible to all. To celebrate the World Water Day 2018, we are sharing what we have been working on in the past few months - a paper on open data for water studies in India, and a web app to make open water data easily explorable and usable.

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Delhi Declaration on Open Access

by Admin — last modified Feb 26, 2018 02:53 PM
February 26, 2018

Open Access India recently released a statement to promote openness in science and research communities. CIS contributed to the text and introduced it to the participants of OpenCon 2018, Delhi.

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Open Data and Land Ownership - Environment Scan

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Feb 12, 2018 10:37 AM

The State of Open Data is an ambitious research project reflecting on 10 years of action on open data and providing a critical review of the current state of the open data movement across a range of issues and thematic areas. This environment scan represents the first step in gathering information to support a review of the state of open data with regard to land ownership, and in refining the focus of a chapter. The lead author for this chapter is Sumandro Chattapadhyay.

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Wikipedia Orientation Program at Rotary Club of Salem

by Manasa Rao — last modified Dec 11, 2017 03:52 PM

CIS-A2K in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Salem, Tamil Nadu conducted a two-day Wikipedia orientation workshop for student members of the club.

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