Newsroom

Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity initiatives.

Science

New Dataset Makes Coronavirus Research Open and Machine Readable

Mar 16, 2020 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative collaborated with leaders in government, academia, medicine, and technology to create a new, open dataset containing research literature related to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) released today will be available on multiple platforms, and will continue to be updated as new research...

Read more

Science

CZI announces support for protocols.io to accelerate open, reproducible science

Oct 2, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced its support for protocols.io, an open access resource that allows researchers to discover and share up-to-date science methods. CZI’s support is aimed toward saving researchers time and helping science move faster. “Today’s grant to protocols.io accelerates the ability of scientists to...

Read more

Science

CZI announces funding for ASAPbio, joins newly created Member Advisory Group

Sep 14, 2018 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it will join a new Member Advisory Group for ASAPbio (Accelerating Science and Publication in biology), a scientist-driven initiative to promote innovation and transparency in life sciences communication. CZI joins five other Advisory Group members. ASAPbio is a nonprofit organization that...

Read more

Science

CZI Partners with UMass Center for Data Science to Accelerate Science and Medicine

Jan 16, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has announced a new partnership with professor Andrew McCallum, director of the Center for Data Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on a new research project that has the potential to make faster breakthroughs in the fight against disease.   The goal of this project, called Computable Knowledge, is to...

Read more

Science

bioRxiv to Help Scientists Share Research Faster

Apr 26, 2017 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is partnering with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to support and build out bioRxiv to help scientists share research faster. bioRxiv is quickly becoming the standard database for pre-publishing biological research, and CZI is proud to support their work and help build out their service to accelerate science. Mark...

Read more

Science

The Future of Scientific Knowledge

Jan 27, 2017 - Cori Bargmann:  As we begin our science work at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, one of our first steps is to learn from the community — there’s so much we don’t know! — and one of our approaches is to hold small workshops, where we bring together leaders in the field to talk about major challenges facing the scientific community....

Read more