Speaker Malcolm Atkinson
Affiliation e-Science Institute
Host Harold Javid
Date recorded 11 October 2010
UK e-Science: a Jewel or a Thousand Flowers Malcolm Atkinson, e-Science Institute The global digital revolution provides a fertile and turbulent ecological environment in which e-Science is a small but vital element. There is a deep history of e-Science, but coining the term and injecting leadership and modest funds had a huge impact. A veritable explosion of activity has led to a global burst of new e-Science species. Our challenge is to understand what will enable them to thrive and yield maximum benefit as the digital revolution continues to be driven by commerce and media.
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