Monthly Archives: November 2011


Crowdfunding Science

Posted 25 November 2011 by Anne-Marie Hodge

The current funding climate for scientific research is anything but encouraging, with budget cutbacks and rationed funds making it more and more difficult for scientists to initiate new studies—or to continue to make progress with research in which they have invested intensive time and effort over the course of years, decades, or even an entire career. It is perhaps a sign of the times that one solution being tested by some researchers is to use social media and technology for... Read more