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rOpenGov website renewed and new hetu R package published!

The rOpenGov project homepage for open government data analytics has now moved to a new address, and substantially revised. Read more at https://ropengov.org/! In addition, the new hetu R package for Finnish identification numbers (persons, companies) has been released.

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New nominations

PI Leo Lahti has been nominated for the following: Finnish National Board on Research Integrity (TENK) Research integrity advisor in University of Turku for the National open science coordination steering group Finnish Society for Computer Science board

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New papers

Recent publications Prebiotic Xylo-oligosaccharides Targeting Faecalibacterium prausnitzii Prevent High Fat Diet-induced Hepatic Steatosis in Rats with Lensu et al. Eicosanoid Inflammatory Mediators Are Robustly Associated With Blood Pressure in the General Population by Palmu et al. Association Between the Gut Microbiota and Blood Pressure in a Population Cohort of 6953 Individuals by Palmu et al. Unsupervised hierarchical clustering identifies a metabolically challenged subgroup of hypertensive individuals by Vaura et al.

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Algorithmic openness in decision-making

Recent writings related to the openness of epidemic models used to support decision-making by the Finnish government. August 19, 2020 Avoimuus voi vahvistaa päätöksenteon tieteellistä pohjaa June 26, 2020 Päätös epidemialaskelmien salaamisesta vastoin valtioneuvoston avoimuuslinjausta June 22, 2020 Lähdekoodin sisältämien yksityiskohtien avoimuus on keskeistä päätöksenteon läpinäkyvyydelle May 15, 2020 Tietopyyntö epidemialaskelmien lähdekoodeista May 3, 2020 Laskentamallit eivät lähtökohtaisesti ole salassa pidettävää tietoa

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Posts

New people Oct 1, 2020: Tuomas Borman started as a research assistant, welcome! Aug 18, 2020: Pyry Kantanen joined the rOpenGov developer team, welcome! July 20, 2020: Tim Garrels joins our team through the Baltic Science Network Mobility Programme for Research (BARI) Internship June 1, 2020 Guilhem Sommeria-Klein joins the team! Funding Sep 1, 2020 Academy of Finland consortium Eco-evolutionary mechanisms underlying critical transitions in microbial communities now launched!

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DHN2020 award

Wrangling with non-standard data by Mäkelä et al. selected as best long paper in DHN2020!

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2019 news

Dec 23, 2019 Leo Lahti joined as arXiv moderator (applied statistics) Dec 16-20, 2019 Statistical research in microbiome research workshop in Pune, India Dec 7, 2019 Research talk in Savitribai Pule Pune University by Leo Lahti on microbiome bioinformatics. Nov 29, 2019 Ville Laitinen received the best presentation award in Turku Computational Life Science annual seminar! Nov 29, 2019 Moein Khalighi received a PhD study position in Turku. Congratulations! Nov 26, 2019 Integrating open science in the humanities - the case of computational history

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2018 news

12 December Published A Quantitative Approach to Book-Printing in Sweden and Finland, 1640–1828 12 December Significantly improved CRAN release for the pxweb R package. Automated access to data from dozens of statistical authorities globally. 11 December Leo Lahti nominated to Digital Humanities advisory board by National Library of Finland 6 December Presentation on microbiome data science at European Bioconductor Meeting 2018 in Munich (Slides (PDF)). 5 December Best oral poster for Anna Aatsinki in Turku Computational Life Science meeting.

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Open science award

December 2017: Open Science and Research award of the Ministry of Education and Culture for Open Knowledge Finland Open Science work group!

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