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Brainhack: a collaborative workshop for the open neuroscience community

R. Cameron Craddock, Daniel S. Margulies, Pierre Bellec, B. Nolan Nichols, Sarael Alcauter, Fernando A. Barrios, Yves Burnod, Christopher J. Cannistraci, Julien Cohen-Adad, Benjamin De Leener, Sebastien Dery, Jonathan Downar, Katharine Dunlop, Alexandre R. Franco, Caroline Seligman Froehlich, Andrew J. Gerber, Satrajit S. Ghosh, Thomas J. Grabowski, Sean Hill, Anibal Sólon Heinsfeld, R. Matthew Hutchison, Prantik Kundu, Angela R. Laird, Sook-Lei Liew, Daniel J. Lurie, Donald G. McLaren, Felipe Meneguzzi, Maarten Mennes, Salma Mesmoudi, David O’Connor, Erick H. Pasaye, Scott Peltier, Jean-Baptiste Poline, Gautam Prasad, Ramon Fraga Pereira, Pierre-Olivier Quirion, Ariel Rokem, Ziad S. Saad, Yonggang Shi, Stephen C. Strother, Roberto Toro, Lucina Q. Uddin, John W. Van Horn, Robert C. Welsh and Ting Xu

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Cite this document: Craddock, R. C., Margulies, D. S., Bellec, P., Nichols, B. N., Alcauter, S., Barrios, F. A., ... Xu, T. (2016). Brainhack: a collaborative workshop for the open neuroscience community. GigaScience, 5(1), p. 1-8. doi:10.1186/s13742-016-0121-x
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Brainhack events offer a novel workshop format with participant-generated content that caters to the rapidly growing open neuroscience community. Including components from hackathons and unconferences, as well as parallel educational sessions, Brainhack fosters novel collaborations around the interests of its attendees. Here we provide an overview of its structure, past events, and example projects. Additionally, we outline current innovations such as regional events and post-conference publications. Through introducing Brainhack to the wider neuroscience community, we hope to provide a unique conference format that promotes the features of collaborative, open science.

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Collaboration; Data sharing; Hackathon; Networking; Neuroscience; Open science; Unconference; Biomedical Research; Brain; Computational Biology; Congresses as Topic; Cooperative Behavior; Education; Humans; International Cooperation; Neurosciences; Research Personnel

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Subjects: 8000 Sciences humaines > 8000 Sciences humaines
9000 Sciences de la santé > 9000 Sciences de la santé
Department: Institut de génie biomédical
Research Center: Non applicable
Funders: Allen Institute for Brain Science, Amazon Web Services, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Child Mind Institute, Inc., FIU Division of Research, Frontiers, Frontiers in Neuroscience, International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility, MATRICE, Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Microsoft Azure, NIH BD2K Center, Big Data for Discovery Science, Enigma Center for Worldwide Medicine, Imaging, and Genomics, NIH BD2K Supplement for NCANDA, NCANDA: Data Analysis Component, Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Ontario Brain Institute, Quebec Bio-Imaging Network, Siemens, University of Miami Flipse Funds
Grant number: 1U54EB020406-01, 1U54EB020403-01, 3U01AA021697-04S1, 5U01AA021697-04
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2018 16:17
Last Modified: 17 May 2022 16:51
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3502/
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Journal Title: GigaScience (vol. 5, no. 1)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13742-016-0121-x


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