Connect with others

Connect with experts & researchers

  • Academia – A place to share and follow research and researchers.
  • AcademicJoy – Share research ideas and story in research and innovation.
  • Addgene – Connect with other researchers through this plasmid sharing platform.
  • AssayDepot – Pharmaceutical marketplace for life science research services.
  • Benchling – Life science data management and collaboration platform.
  • BiomedUSA – Global open access hub for sharing and licensing of Biological Research Materials and related technologies.
  • Biowebspin – Platform in life science worldwide to networks, work, look up information.
  • Cureus – A free and open access the medical journal and a place for physicians to build a digital CV.
  • Direct2experts – A federated network of biomedical research expertise.
  • Expertnet – Helps you locate experts in Florida universities.
  • F1000 workspace - A workspace for scientists to collect, write and discuss scientific literature.
  • GlobalEventList – A comprehensive directory of scientific events worldwide.
  • Innocentive – Helps clients to engage a world of creative and diverse on-demand talent to rapidly generate novel ideas and solve important problems.
  • Journal of Brief Ideas - Provides a place for short ideas to be described, in 200 words or less - archived, searchable and citable.
  • Kaggle – Connect with organisation in need of data prediction algorithms through open competitions for the best code. (blog post)
  • LabRoots – Social network for researchers.
  • LifeScience.net - Online platform for professional networking and sharing of knowledge in Life Sciences.
  • Linkedin – Professional networking site for all.
  • Loop – Open, cross-platform network for researchers and academics from the Frontiers journals.
  • MalariaWorld – The world's scientific and social network for malaria professionals.
  • Mendeley – A unique platform comprising a social network, reference manager, article visualization tools
  • MyScienceWork – Diffuse scientific information and knowledge in a free and accessible way.
  • nanoHUB – Centralized platform for computational nanotechnology research, education, and collaboration.
  • Open Science Framework – Gathers a network of research documents, a version control system, and a collaboration software.
  • Piirus – Helps researchers meet potential collaborators, build networks and develop their core research.
  • Profology - A professional community created exclusively for higher education faculty, staff and administrators.
  • Research Connection – A searchable platform for research jobs and information.
  • ResearchGate – Social network for researchers.
  • ScienceExchange – Marketplace for shared lab instrumentations. (blog post)
  • SciFeeds - Uses various data sources and natural language processing to identify important new scientific advances.
  • SocialScienceSpace – Social network to bring for social scientists.
  • Trelliscience – A digital platform that connects you to the rest of the scientific community, ran by the AAA.

Outreach

  • AcademicJoy – Sharing research ideas and story in research and innovation.
  • AcaWiki – Summarizing academia and quasi-academia, one document at a time.
  • I Am Scientist – A science outreach education and engagement activity.
  • nanoHUB – Centralized platform for computational nanotechnology research, education, and collaboration.
  • Publiscize – Empowering scientists to free science and make their research available to everyone.
  • Science Simplified -  A science communication portal aiming to aggregate all academic public releases and serve as a direct communication channel with the general public.
  • SciVee – Science video sharing platform.
  • SciWorthy – A science news site for the everyday person to better understand science.
  • Speakezee - Bringing speakers and audiences together.
  • Useful Science – Summaries of the latest science useful in life.

Citizen science

  • Folding@home – Distributed computing project which studies protein folding, misfolding, aggregation, and related diseases.
  • Innocentive – Helps clients to engage a world of creative and diverse on-demand talent to rapidly generate novel ideas and solve important problems.
  • Kaggle – Platform for data prediction competitions.
  • SciStarter – Find, join, and contribute to science through recreational activities and citizen science research projects.
  • SETI@home – Put your CPU to work to help detect intelligent life outside Earth.
  • Zooniverse – Citizen science projects using the efforts and ability of volunteers to help scientists and researchers.

Crowd funding

  • Experiment – Crowdfunding Platform for Scientific Research.
  • My Projects – Donate to the research work that means the most to you.
  • SciFlies – Allows anyone, anywhere to directly support research they care about.
  • Consano – Research crowdfunding site to directly support innovative medical research that matters to you