The Encyclopedia of Life Announces 2013 Rubenstein Research Fellowship Awards

January 29, 2013 11:59

Seven teams of biologists, information scientists and software developers to collaborate on Big Data research through EOL

Washington, D.C. - January 28, 2013 - The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 EOL Rubenstein Research Fellowship awards.  The seven awardees will lead research teams seeking to answer novel research questions not readily addressable without the extensive data resources served by EOL.  EOL Rubenstein Research Fellow awards are made possible by a generous gift to EOL by David M. Rubenstein through the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.

The research generated by these projects will be published to Open Access journals as they are completed, and datasets will also be available through EOL. All new software tools created for the projects will be published to public repositories and have open source licenses.

For more details about this year's program, and a complete list of 2013 Rubenstein Research Fellows and their projects, please visit