“Does mandating free online access to papers resulting from federally funded research violate the Copyright Act or treaty obligations? “ Find out Monday when Mark Seeley, VP and General Counsel of Elsevier, and Peter Suber, of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society meet to discuss the issue. They promise to cover open access mandates including the pending Federal Research Public Access Act, as well as the National Institutes of Health Public Access Policy. Click here for the live webcast from Harvard.
Frances Chew, Professor of Ecology at Tufts University The Cambridge Entomological Club speaks on the return of the mustard white butterfly, which had been endangered by “serial invasions of garlic mustard, parasitoid biological control agents for the related cabbage white butterfly, and other exotic plant species.” The threatened butterfly is now poised to recover, “an unintended consequence of recent species introductions.”
Seeing the forest AND the trees: Modeling ecosystem clima
Four experts — including defense lawyer F. Lee Baily and former Harvard provost Stephen Hyman — discuss “Neuroscience and the Criminal Mind” at the Starr Center in Boston.