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June 20, 2019

(Digital Science) The Nature Index 2019 annual tables were released this week and showed the United States, China and Germany as the three top countries in the country ranking. In the institutional ranking, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harvard University, and the Max Planck Society held their positions as world leading institutions. For the first time, the Nature Index annual tables also include a normalized ranking tracked using Digital Science’s Dimensions database. This takes into account the number of high-quality articles published as a proportion of an institute’s overall output in the natural sciences.

June 19, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science is proud to announce a collaboration with Research4Life which will give all Research4Life participants access to Dimensions Plus. Dimensions will allow participants to explore the research landscape and the connections between publications, grants, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.Research4Life is a public-private partnership which aims to reduce the knowledge gap between industrialised and developing countries by providing free or very low-cost access to scientific and professional information to institutions in more than 120 countries.

June 14, 2019

(Digital Science) Dimensions and the Norwegian Centre for Research Data (NSD) are pleased to announce their partnership which aims to increase visibility, searchability, and availability of research in the areas of Social Science and Arts and Humanities.

June 12, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science has today launched a report on the state of open access monographs. The report addresses the question of how we integrate and value monographs in the increasingly open digital scholarly network.

May 26, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science is proud to announce an agreement with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of New Zealand that will provide MBIE with access to Dimensions Analytics. Dimensions will allow MBIE staff to explore the research landscape and the connections between publications, grants, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.

May 1, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, welcomes Artificial Intelligence based language platform, Writefull, to the Digital Science family of companies. Writefull helps authors improve the clarity of their work. It suggests improvements to grammar and spelling, and to academic language usage, such as sentence structures in scientific writing, discipline-specific vocabulary, and appropriate word choice. These suggestions are based on real-world, context-specific usage rather than on a fixed set of grammatical rules.

April 9, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, welcomes two US-based startups to the Digital Science family of companies: automated reproducibility assessment tool, Ripeta, and data science platform, Gigantum.

April 4, 2019

(Digital Science) Research industry technology company Digital Science has today revealed the latest winners of its prestigious Catalyst Grant award: Scismic and Rationally have each been awarded a grant. An international initiative to develop innovative projects and technologies The Catalyst Grant offers an award of up to £25,000 or $30,000 for concepts with the potential to transform scientific and academic research. Digital Science is well known for its engagement with the research community, and the grant supports ideas at an early stage of development, without the need for a complete business or development plan.

March 22, 2019

(Digital Science) Data science company Altmetric and leading multidisciplinary science journal Nature will receive funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to build a novel tool for measuring the impact of journalism.

March 19, 2019

(Digital Science) The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and Digital Science announce an agreement that will see Dimensions rolled out across the institution. Dimensions is a powerful, linked-research data platform that provides access to more than 140 million contextualized and integrated research outputs and enables researchers at the university to discover their connections for the most complete view of the research landscape.

(Digital Science) Digital Science announces an agreement with the Kazan Federal University that will provide Dimensions access to users across the institution. Dimensions is a novel research insights platform designed to break down barriers to access and discovery. With access to Dimensions, researchers at Kazan Federal University can now seamlessly explore the connections between over 141 million grants, publications, clinical trials, patents and policy documents.

January 22, 2019

(Digital Science) Digital Science, a technology company serving stakeholders across the research ecosystem, welcomes CC Technology to the Digital Science family of companies. The Glasgow-based company has become a world-leader in the area of grants management. As CCT joins the Digital Science family we further extend the toolset that we can offer to modern funders to improve their core workflows. The CC Grant Tracker system manages the entire end-to-end lifecycle of a grant, from the launch of a call for proposals through to the monitoring and evaluation of performance and impact.

October 23, 2018

(Digital Science) Open data has become more embedded in the research community – 64% of survey respondents reveal they made their data openly available in 2018. However, a surprising number of respondents (60%) had never heard of the FAIR principles, a guideline to enhance the reusability of academic data.

October 9, 2018

(Digital Science) Digital Science announced today an agreement that will provide researchers and students from the University Consortium of the South of Russia access to two products aimed to transform the way their researchers manage, search and analyze research, and to support student education through access to both Dimensions and a pilot project with Figshare.

September 28, 2018

(Digital Science) The Ohio Innovation Exchange, launched by research technology company Digital Science and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), connects industry with faculty, students, equipment, and facilities available at Ohio’s research universities. OIEx consolidates these academic resources from multiple universities into a single, searchable, and easily accessible web portal.

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