• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
  • 00:16    |    
    What is the importance of accessibility and communication in science?
  • 01:04    |    
    In what stage is science, regarding the process of making medical data available?
  • 01:36    |    
    What are you passionate about?
  • 01:48    |    
    Do you have any favorite problem?
  • 02:5.5    |    
    Have you ever felt that you are in a dead end in the area of researching?
  • 02:51    |    
    Can you manage success? Do you think you need to manage it?
  • 03:18.5    |    
    What is preventing people to be the owners of their medical information?
  • 04:14    |    
    Who are your heroes? Who inspires you?
  • 04:57    |    
    What would you recommend a student who wants to get involved in research and development of tools for science?
  • 05:37    |    
    Do you consider yourself extraordinary? Do you think extraordinary people must receive a different education?
  • 06:39    |    
    Final words
  • 06:46    |    
    Final credits

Accessibility and Communication in Science

New Media  | 02 de octubre de 2013  | Vistas: 35

Daniel Himmelstein discusses the need to make medical research and scientific findings available to everyone, as well as to have the information displayed in a way that may be understandable and reusable for people outside science and not only limited to be exploited among scientists. Himmelstein considers, that though there have been breakthroughs in this regard, there’s still a long way to go, since most material placed requires licenses to provide full access. As the conversation goes along, he shares how his frustrations give life to his passion, as he feels compelled to solve the problems he encounters. He closes by encouraging students to take advantage of the abundant data accessible in all fields and to seek extraordinariness within themselves.


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