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'''February 21st 2011''': Congratulations to Swapnil on his award of a Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship. Drinks are on him...
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'''Jan 30th 2013''': Congratulations to Althea on submitting her PhD thesis.
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'''Jan 30th 2013''': The [https://twitter.com/OSDDMalaria OSDDMalaria] team is featured in an [http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2013/01/crowdfunding-crowdsourcing article on crowdsourcing] in the RSC's Chemistry World magazine.
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'''Jan 25th 2013''': Mat is [http://blogs.nature.com/thescepticalchymist/2013/01/reactions-matthew-todd.html interviewed] in the Nature Chemistry blog ''The Sceptical Chymist''.
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'''Jan 17th 2013''': Mat publishes an [http://www.abc.net.au/unleashed/4468970.html opinion piece on open access] on the ABC News site, The Drum.
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'''Nov 7th 2012''': The group's open source research featured on SciDev.Net in a [http://www.scidev.net/en/science-and-innovation-policy/science-networks/features/a-match-made-in-cyberspace-how-networks-nurture-science-.html story on science networks]. This follows an [http://www.scidev.net/en/health/drug-development/news/study-finds-success-factors-for-open-source-drug-discovery--1.html earlier story] covering the case study (below) analysing The Synaptic Leap's achievements.
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'''Sept 20th 2012''': [http://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001827 Study published] comparing The Synaptic Leap and Indian OSDD Projects.
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'''Sept 20th 2012''': Open letter to the new CEO of the Australian Research Council about the value of open data is published in [https://theconversation.edu.au/scientific-data-should-be-shared-an-open-letter-to-the-arc-9458 The Conversation] with a link to the [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bcrrzu4Ljono5V_UqdJogtB-043XmxWVkm-jH9kw3m0/edit Google Doc] that can be signed. Please feel free to add your name. Stephen Matchett comments on it in [http://blogs.theaustralian.news.com.au/thecommonroom/index.php/theaustralian/comments/half_baked_solutions_dont_set/ The Australian].
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'''Sept 19th 2012''': Mat delivers [http://bambuser.com/v/2993803 keynote about open source drug discovery] at the 1st Open Knowledge Festival in Helsinki.
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'''Sept 13th 2012''': Interview with Mat on open science [http://healthresearchpolicy.org/blog/2012/sep/13/insider-views-collaborative-rd-health-qa-matt-todd published] by the Results for Development Institute.
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'''August 31 2012''': Congratulations to Mingfeng, Nilupa and Soo for submitting their PhD theses.
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'''May 4th 2012''': Mat presents some of the group's research at the [http://sydney.edu.au/foundations_of_science/events/integration.shtml University of Sydney Integration in Biology and Medicine Conference].
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'''May 3rd 2012''': Althea is awarded a RJW Le Fevre Research Travelling Scholarship from the School of Chemistry to present her research at an overseas conference later this year.
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'''February 24th 2012''': We play host to the first Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria meeting. An account of the meeting is [http://www.thesynapticleap.org/node/390 here], and the current playlist of talks is [http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL84A4E62C3C72863D here]. A Sydney Uni news feature on the meeting is [http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=8800 here] and [http://sydney.edu.au/news/science/397.html?newsstoryid=8775 here].
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'''February 18th 2012''': Mat talks at a session on "[http://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2012/webprogram/Session4869.html Innovating Innovation]" at the AAAS meeting in Vancouver.
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'''January 27th 2012''': Mat's [http://intermolecular.wordpress.com/2012/01/26/goodbye-elsevier-goodbye-tet-lett-etc/ blog post] on open access is republished on the [http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2012/02/01/stand-down-journal-referee/ LSE blog].
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'''November 23rd 2011''': Mat wins a NSW Science and Engineering Award in the "Emerging Research" category for open science. Story is [http://sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newscategoryid=1&newsstoryid=8271 here] and [http://www.business.nsw.gov.au/networking-and-events/awards/nsw-science-engineering-awards/nsw-scientist-of-the-year-2011-winners here].
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'''November 1st 2011''': Two Australian Research Council grants awarded. ARC Discovery (DP120104035): Charting Intercellular Space, M. H. Todd, P. J. Rutledge and P. J. Smith ($348K) and ARC Linkage (LP120100552): Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria, M. H. Todd and T. N. C. Wells ($320K).
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'''October 28th 2011''': Mat talks at Sydney University's Open Access Week - recording [http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/stream/openaccessweek2011todd/ here] and on [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRd15GMbprA Youtube].
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'''October 20th 2011''': Mat's article entitled "We eat what we are – let's detoxify the word 'chemical'" appears in [http://theconversation.edu.au/we-eat-what-we-are-lets-detoxify-the-word-chemical-3642 The Conversation].
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'''September 23rd 2011''': Our second open science paper is published, describing how [http://www.nature.com/nchem/journal/v3/n10/full/nchem.1149.html Open Science is a Research Accelerator].
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'''September 21st 2011''': Our first open science paper is published, on the [http://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001260 Resolution of Praziquantel].
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'''August 19th 2011''': Ahamed [http://twitpic.com/68aaxc submits his corrected PhD thesis today], and we welcome two new postdocs to the group, [http://twitter.com/#!/paulylioja Paul Ylioja] and Murray Robertson.
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'''April 8th 2011''': Mat talks about the future of web-based chemical collaboration at the [http://twitpic.com/4igb3e Cyberchemistry meeting] at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington State.
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'''February 21st 2011''': Congratulations to Swapnil on his award of a [http://agile2.ucc.usyd.edu.au/ro/opportunities/scholarships/75 Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship]. Drinks are on him...
'''February 15th 2011''': A new industry-sponsored PhD position in medicinal chemistry is available. If you're interested, please contact Mat. Only Australian residents are eligible for this opening.
'''February 15th 2011''': A new industry-sponsored PhD position in medicinal chemistry is available. If you're interested, please contact Mat. Only Australian residents are eligible for this opening.
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'''August 6th 2010''': Mat [http://igniteshow.com/videos/open-science-we-can-all-help speaks on Open Science] at Ignite Sydney. Mat's talk's currently the most watched from the night.
'''August 6th 2010''': Mat [http://igniteshow.com/videos/open-science-we-can-all-help speaks on Open Science] at Ignite Sydney. Mat's talk's currently the most watched from the night.
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'''June 2010''': Our lab's open science approach [http://www.raci.org.au/chemaust/docs/pdf/2010/CiA_June10p22.pdf featured in Chemistry in Australia] (open access, PDF article)
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'''June 2010''': Our lab's open science approach [http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=069595129263397;res=IELENG featured in Chemistry in Australia]
'''May 11th 2010''': Mat is awarded a Citation for Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Science at The University of Sydney.
'''May 11th 2010''': Mat is awarded a Citation for Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Science at The University of Sydney.

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Jan 30th 2013: Congratulations to Althea on submitting her PhD thesis.

Jan 30th 2013: The OSDDMalaria team is featured in an article on crowdsourcing in the RSC's Chemistry World magazine.

Jan 25th 2013: Mat is interviewed in the Nature Chemistry blog The Sceptical Chymist.

Jan 17th 2013: Mat publishes an opinion piece on open access on the ABC News site, The Drum.

Nov 7th 2012: The group's open source research featured on SciDev.Net in a story on science networks. This follows an earlier story covering the case study (below) analysing The Synaptic Leap's achievements.

Sept 20th 2012: Study published comparing The Synaptic Leap and Indian OSDD Projects.

Sept 20th 2012: Open letter to the new CEO of the Australian Research Council about the value of open data is published in The Conversation with a link to the Google Doc that can be signed. Please feel free to add your name. Stephen Matchett comments on it in The Australian.

Sept 19th 2012: Mat delivers keynote about open source drug discovery at the 1st Open Knowledge Festival in Helsinki.

Sept 13th 2012: Interview with Mat on open science published by the Results for Development Institute.

August 31 2012: Congratulations to Mingfeng, Nilupa and Soo for submitting their PhD theses.

May 4th 2012: Mat presents some of the group's research at the University of Sydney Integration in Biology and Medicine Conference.

May 3rd 2012: Althea is awarded a RJW Le Fevre Research Travelling Scholarship from the School of Chemistry to present her research at an overseas conference later this year.

February 24th 2012: We play host to the first Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria meeting. An account of the meeting is here, and the current playlist of talks is here. A Sydney Uni news feature on the meeting is here and here.

February 18th 2012: Mat talks at a session on "Innovating Innovation" at the AAAS meeting in Vancouver.

January 27th 2012: Mat's blog post on open access is republished on the LSE blog.

November 23rd 2011: Mat wins a NSW Science and Engineering Award in the "Emerging Research" category for open science. Story is here and here.

November 1st 2011: Two Australian Research Council grants awarded. ARC Discovery (DP120104035): Charting Intercellular Space, M. H. Todd, P. J. Rutledge and P. J. Smith ($348K) and ARC Linkage (LP120100552): Open Source Drug Discovery for Malaria, M. H. Todd and T. N. C. Wells ($320K).

October 28th 2011: Mat talks at Sydney University's Open Access Week - recording here and on Youtube.

October 20th 2011: Mat's article entitled "We eat what we are – let's detoxify the word 'chemical'" appears in The Conversation.

September 23rd 2011: Our second open science paper is published, describing how Open Science is a Research Accelerator.

September 21st 2011: Our first open science paper is published, on the Resolution of Praziquantel.

August 19th 2011: Ahamed submits his corrected PhD thesis today, and we welcome two new postdocs to the group, Paul Ylioja and Murray Robertson.

April 8th 2011: Mat talks about the future of web-based chemical collaboration at the Cyberchemistry meeting at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington State.

February 21st 2011: Congratulations to Swapnil on his award of a Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship. Drinks are on him...

February 15th 2011: A new industry-sponsored PhD position in medicinal chemistry is available. If you're interested, please contact Mat. Only Australian residents are eligible for this opening.

February 15th 2011: The awesome and long-awaited Treasure Hunt paper comes out in J. Chem. Ed. - this turns a campus map into a play area for a Chemistry-themed treasure hunt.

January 27th 2011: Mat is named as one of the University's top 10 lecturers for 2010 in a nationwide poll.

November 3rd 2010: Congratulations to Ahamed for being selected as one of the three Sydney University Chemical Society Le Fevre Lecturers for 2010.

October 6th 2010: Mat talks about open science and electronic lab notebooks at USyd's eResearch showcase.

September 23rd 2010: Yu Heng's first paper is accepted into Chem. Eur. J. And he's off to start his PhD with Dave Spring. Paper available here

September 20th 2010: Ahamed, Thiru and lots of other peoples' paper on how dihydroisoquinoline reacts with nitromethane is published.

September 6th 2010: Ahamed's review on catalytic asymmetric additions of C-nucleophiles to N-heterocycles is published.

August 6th 2010: Mat speaks on Open Science at Ignite Sydney. Mat's talk's currently the most watched from the night.

June 2010: Our lab's open science approach featured in Chemistry in Australia

May 11th 2010: Mat is awarded a Citation for Excellence in Teaching from the Faculty of Science at The University of Sydney.

April 6th 2010: Mat talks about open science at Google. The talk is picked up here.

February 4th 2010: Our open science project is the subject of a feature article in Nature

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