Academia.edu & The Future of Science

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Academia.edu & The Future of Science

  1. 1. Academia.edu &The Future of Science
  2. 2. Academia.edu is a social platform for academics to share research papers 1.8 million users, adding 4,000 a day.
  3. 3. ProfileScientists engaging directly with their audience
  4. 4. AnalyticsNew credibility metrics in science
  5. 5. News FeedSocial discovery of research
  6. 6. Four things we want to achieve with Academia.edu - ways we want to re-shape science
  7. 7. Instant distribution Removal of 12 month time-lags
  8. 8. Multi-mediaData-sets, code, videos, blog posts, comments
  9. 9. Open accessA villager in India should have the same access to the world’s scientific output as a professor at Harvard
  10. 10. More robust and agile Peer ReviewSurface opinions from the entire scientific community in realtime, rather than wait 12 months for opinions from 2 people
  11. 11. Credibility metricsCredibility metrics are the fulcrum on which science is going to pivot
  12. 12. Stay in touch!We’re hiring Engineers richard@academia.edu @richardprice100 http://oxford.academia.edu/RichardPrice

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