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Leonelli, Sabina (2016) Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study. Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press. pp. 288.
- Sterner, B. (2018) Review of Sabina Leonelli's Data-centric Biology: A Philosophical Study. Philosophy of Science, 85 (3). DOI: 10.1086/697732.
- Calvert, J. (2017) Data-centric Biology: A Philosophical Study. New Genetics and Society, pp. 1–2. DOI: 10.1080/14636778.2017.1389263.
- Witteveen, J. (2017) Making Sense of Biology in the Data Age. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 92 (3): 292–295.
- Mirowski, P. (2017) Databall. Metascience, pp. 1–3. DOI: 10.1007/s11016-017-0246-2.
- Currie, A. (2017) Data-centric Biology: A Philosophical Study. BJPS Review of Books, 14-Feb-2017.
pdf Leonelli, S. (submitted) Re-Thinking Reproducibility as a Criterion for Research Quality. Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, part of forthcoming special issue “Curiosity, Imagination and Surprise”.
Leonelli, S. (accepted) The Time of Data: Time-Scales of Data Use in the Life Sciences. Philosophy of Science.
pdf Weckowska, D., Levin, N., Leonelli, S., Dupré, J. and Castle, D. (2017) Managing the Transition to Open Access Publishing: A Psychological Perspective. Prometheus, pp 1–25. DOI: 10.1080/08109028.2017.1408289.
Tempini, N. (2017) Till Data Do Us Part: Understanding data-based value creation in data-intensive infrastructures. Information and Organisation, 27: 191–210.
pdf Leonelli, S., Davey, R.P., Arnaud, E., Parry, G. and R. Bastow (2017) Data management and best practice for plant science. Nature Plants, 3: 17086. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2017.86.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2017) Global Data Quality Assessment and the Situated Nature of “Best” Research Practices in Biology. Data Science Journal, 16: 32. DOI: 10.5445/dsj-2017-032. Part of the special collection “Open Data and Africa” with introduction by Leonelli, Rappert & Bezuidenhout.
pdf Bezuidenhout, L., Rappert, B. Kelly, A. and Leonelli, S. (2017) Beyond the digital divide: Towards a situated approach to open data. Science and Public Policy, 44(4): 464–475. Doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw036.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2016) Locating Ethics in Data Science: Responsibility and Accountability in Global and Distributed Knowledge Production. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Part A, 374: 20160122 (12 pg).
pdf Ankeny, R.A. and Leonelli, S. (2016) Repertoires: A post-Kuhnian perspective on scientific change and collaborative research. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science part A, 60: 18–28.
pdf Leonelli, S., Rappert, B. and Davies, G. (2016) Introduction — Data Shadows: Knowledge, Openness, and Absence (Editorial to special issue). Science, Technology, & Human Values, 42(2): 191–202. doi: 10.1177/0162243916687039
pdf Levin, N. and Leonelli, S. (2016) How does one “open” science? Questions of value in biological research. Science, Technology and Human Values, 0162243916672071 (pp. 1–26). doi: 10.1177/0162243916672071.
Bezuidenhout, L., Kelly, A.H., Leonelli, S. and Rappert, B. (2016) ‘$100 Is Not Much To You’: Open Access and Neglected Accessibilities for Data-Driven Science in Africa. Critical Public Health, 27(1): 39-49. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2016.1252832.
pdf Canali, S. (2016) Big Data, epistemology and causality: Knowledge in and knowledge out in EXPOsOMICS. Big Data and Society, 2(3). doi: 10.1177/2053951716669530.
pdf Aicardi, C., Del Savio, L., Dove, E. S., Lucivero, F., Tempini, N. and Prainsack, B. (2016) Emerging ethical issues regarding digital health data. On the World Medical Association Draft Declaration on Ethical Considerations Regarding Health Databases and Biobanks. Croatian Medical Journal, 57 (2): 207–213.
pdf Levin, N., Leonelli, S., Weckowska, D. et al. (2016) How Do Scientists Define Openness? Exploring the Relationship Between Open Science Policies and Research Practice. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 36(2): 128–141. doi: 10.1177/0270467616668760.
pdf Davies, G.F., Greenhough, B.J. et al. (2016) Developing a Collaborative Agenda for Humanities and Social Scientific Research on Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare. PLoS ONE, 11(7): e0158791.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2015) What Counts as Scientific Data? A Relational Framework. Philosophy of Science, 82(5): 810–821.
pdf Leonelli, S. and Ankeny, R.A. (2015) Repertoires: How to Transform a Project into a Research Community. BioScience, 65(7): 701–708.
pdf Leonelli, S., Spichtiger, D. and Prainsack, B. (2015) Sticks AND Carrots: Encouraging open science at its roots. Geo, 2(1): 12–16. doi: 10.1002/geo2.2. Two substantive responses to this paper have been published on http://blog.geographyandenvironment.com.
Cordella, A. and Tempini, N. (2015) E-government and organizational change: Reappraising the role of ICT and bureaucracy in public service delivery. Government Information Quarterly (online first). doi: 10.1016/j.giq.2015.03.005.
pdf Tempini, N. (2015) Governing PatientsLikeMe: information production and research through an open, distributed and data-based social media network. The Information Society, 31(2):193–211.
pdf Kallinikos, J., and Tempini, N. (2014) Patient Data as Medical Facts: Social Media Practices as a Foundation for Medical Knowledge Creation. Information Systems Research, 25(4):817–833.
pdf Ankeny, R.A., Leonelli, S., Nelson, N. and Ramsden, E. (2014) Making Organisms Model Humans: Situated Models in Alcohol Research. Science in Context, 27(3): 485–509.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2014) What difference does quantity make? On the epistemology of Big Data in biology. Big Data & Society, 1:1–11. doi: 10.1177/2053951714534395.
pdf Aaltonen, A., and Tempini, N. (2014) Everything counts in large amounts: a critical realist case study on data-based production. Journal of Information Technology 29(1):97–110.
Boumans, M. and Leonelli, S. (2013) Introduction: On the Philosophy of Science in Practice. Journal for the General Philosophy of Science, 44: 259. doi:10.1007/s10838-013-9232-6.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2013) Integrating Data to Acquire New Knowledge: Three Modes of Integration in Plant Science. Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences: Part C, 44(4-A): 503–514. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2013.03.020.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2013) Why the Current Insistence on Open Access to Scientific Data? Big Data, Knowledge Production and the Political Economy of Contemporary Biology. Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 33(1–2): 6–11. doi: 10.1177/0270467613496768. Supplemental mp3 podcast available.
Leonelli, S. and Ankeny, R. A. (2013) What Makes a Model Organism? Endeavour, 37: 209–212. doi: 10.1016/j.endeavour.2013.06.001.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2013) Global Data for Local Science: Assessing the Scale of Data Infrastructures in Biological and Biomedical Research. BioSocieties, 8:449–465. doi: 10.1057/biosoc.2013.23.
pdf Davies, G., Frow, E. and Leonelli, S. (2013) Bigger, Faster, Better? Rhetorics and Practices of Large-Scale Research in Contemporary Bioscience (Introduction to Special Issue of same title, edited by Davies, Frow & Leonelli). BioSocieties, 8: 386–396. doi: 10.1057/biosoc.2013.26.
Wyatt, S., Harris, A., Adams, S. and Kelly, S.E. (2013) Illness Online: Self-reported Data and Questions of Trust in Medical and Social Research. Theory, Culture & Society, 30(4): 131–150.
pdf Müller-Wille, S. (2013) Systems and How Linnaeus Looked at Them in Retrospect. Annals of Science, 70(3):305–317. doi: 10.1080/00033790.2013.783109.
pdf Sunder Rajan, K. and Leonelli, S. (2013) Introduction: Biomedical Trans-actions, Post-Genomics and Knowledge/Value (Introduction to Special Issue ‘Translational Research in the Life Sciences’, edited by Sunder Rajan & Leonelli). Public Culture, 25(3 71):463–475.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2012) Classificatory Theory in Data-Intensive Science: The Case of Open Biomedical Ontologies. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 26(1): 47–65.
pdf Leonelli, S., Charnley, B., Webb, A. and Bastow, R. (2012) Under One Leaf. A Historical Perspective on the UK Plant Science Federation. New Phytologist, 195(1): 10–13.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2012) When Humans Are the Exception: Cross-Species Databases at the Interface of Clinical and Biological Research. Social Studies of Science, 42(2): 214–236.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2012) Introduction: Making Sense of Data-Driven Research in the Biological and the Biomedical Sciences. Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 43(1): 1–3.
pdf Leonelli, S. and Ankeny, R.A. (2012) Re-Thinking Organisms: The Epistemic Impact of Databases on Model Organism Biology. Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 43(1): 29–36.
Ankeny, R.A. and Leonelli, S. (2011) Bioethics Authorship in Context: How Trends in Biomedicine Challenge Bioethics. The American Journal of Bioethics, 11(10): 22–24.
pdf Ankeny, R.A. and Leonelli, S. (2011) What is so special about model organisms? Studies in the History and the Philosophy of Science: Part A, 42(2): 313–323.
O’Malley, M.A. and Leonelli, S. (2011) The scientific importance of asking questions at meetings: Why virtual debate is not enough. BioEssays, 33 (1): 35–37.
pdf Bastow, R. and Leonelli, S. (2010) Sustainable digital infrastructure. EMBO Reports, 11(10): 730–735. Reports on this article have appeared in several news outlets, including Science Daily, Science Business, Medical News Today, Science News Daily, and E-Science News.
Leonelli, S. (2010) Machine Science: The Human Side. Science, 330 (6002): 317.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2010) Documenting the Emergence of Bio-Ontologies: Or, Why Researching Bioinformatics Requires HPSSB. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 32(1): 105–126.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2009) On the Locality of Data and Claims About Phenomena. Philosophy of Science, 76(5): 737–749.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2008) Bio-Ontologies as Tools for Integration in Biology. Biological Theory, 3(1): 8–11.
Edited special issues
Leonelli, S. (forthcoming, Jan 2018) ‘DNA-Based Technologies in the Clinic and Beyond’. Section One of Routledge Handbook for Genomics, Health and Society.
Bezuidenhout, L., Leonelli, S. and B. Rappert (2018) Open Data in Africa. Data Science Journal, 17. DOI: 10.5334/dsj-2018-005.
Leonelli, S., Rappert, B. and Davies, G. (2017) Data Shadows: Knowledge, Openness, and Absence. Science, Technology, & Human Values, 42(2).
Davies, G., Frow, E. and Leonelli, S. (2013) ‘Bigger, Faster, Better? Rhetorics and Practices of Large-Scale Research in Contemporary Bioscience’. BioSocieties, 8: 386–490.
Sunder Rajan, K. and Leonelli, S. (2013) ‘Translational Research in the Life Sciences’. Public Culture, 25(3 71):463–557.
Leonelli, S. (2012) ‘Data-driven research in the biological and biomedical sciences’. Studies in the History and the Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences: Part C 43 (1): 1–87.
Leonelli, S. and Howlett, P. (2009) How Well Do ‘Facts’ Travel? Graduate Journal of Social Science, 6(2): 1-122.
Ankeny, R. and Leonelli, S. (accepted, forthcoming 2018) Organisms in Experimental Research. In Dietrich, M. and Borrello, M. (eds.) The Historiography of Biology. Springer.
pdf Fleming, L., Kessel, A., Murray, V., Depledge, M., Leonelli, S., Tempini, N., Gordon-Brown, H., Nichols, G., Sarran, C., Vineis, P., Leonardi, G., Golding, B. and Haines, A. (2017) Big Data in Environment and Human Health. In Shugart, H. (editor-in-chief) et al, Oxford Research Encyclopedia in Environmental Science. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Leonelli, S. (forthcoming 2018) Introduction: DNA-Based Technologies Within and Beyond the Clinic. In: Handbook for Genomics, Health and Society. Routledge.
pdf Tempini, N. and Leonelli, S. (accepted, forthcoming 2018) Genomics and Big Data. In: Handbook for Genomics, Health and Society. Routledge.
pdf Prainsack, B. and Leonelli, S. (accepted, forthcoming 2018) Openness and Responsibility. In: Nerlich B., Smith, A., Hartley, S. and Raman, S. (Eds) Science and the Politics of Openness: Here Be Monsters. Manchester University Press, pp. 97–106.
pdf Leonelli, S. (accepted, forthcoming 2017) Scientific Agency and Social Scaffolding in Contemporary Data-Intensive Biology. In: Wimsatt, W. and Love, A. (Eds) Beyond the Meme: Articulating Dynamic Structures in Cultural Evolution. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Leonelli, S. (2016) Epistemische Diversität im Zeitalter von Big Data: Wie Dateninfrastrukturen der biomedizinischen Forschung dienen [Epistemic Diversity in the Age of Big Data: How Data Infrastructures Serve Biomedical Research]. In: Blum, A., Zschocke, N., Rheinberger, H.J. and Barras, V. (Eds), Diversität: Geschichte und Aktualität eines Konzepts. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, pp. 85–106.
Ankeny, R.A. and Leonelli, S. (2015) Valuing Data in Postgenomic Biology: How Data Donation and Curation Practices Challenge the Scientific Publication System. In: Richardson, S. and Stevens, H. (eds) Postgenomics. Duke University Press, pp. 126-149.
Leonelli, S. (2014) Scientific Organisations as Social Movements: Reflections on How Social Theory Can Inform the Philosophy of Science. In: de Regt, H. and Kwa, C. (eds) Building Bridges – Connecting Science, Technology and Philosophy (Festschrift for Hans Radder). Amsterdam: VU University Press, pp. 39-52. ISBN 978-90-8659-668-3.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2010) Packaging Data for Re-Use: Databases in Model Organism Biology. In: Howlett, P. and Morgan, M.S. (eds) How Well Do Facts Travel? The Dissemination of Reliable Knowledge. Cambridge University Press, pp.325-348.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2010) The Commodification of Knowledge Exchange: Governing the Circulation of Biological Data. In: Radder, H. (ed) The Commodification of Academic Research: Science and the Modern University. Pittsburgh University Press, pp.132-157.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2009) Centralising Labels to Distribute Data: The Regulatory Role of Genomic Consortia. In: Atkinson, P., Glasner, P. and Lock, M. (eds) The Handbook for Genetics and Society: Mapping the New Genomic Era. London: Routledge, pp. 469-485.
Leonelli, S. (2007) What is in a Model? Using Theoretical and Material Models to Develop Intelligible Theories. In: Laubichler, M. and Muller, G.B. (eds) Modeling Biology. Structures, Behaviors, Evolution. Vienna Series: MIT Press, pp. 15-36.
Consultations and policy reports
pdf Vermeir, K., Leonelli, S. et al (2018) Global Access to Research Software: The Forgotten Pillar of Open Science Implementation.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2018) Altmetrics and Rewards – Implementing Open Science: Strategies, Experiences and Models. Thematic Report No 4 for the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Open Science of the European Commission.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2017) Altmetrics and Rewards – Incentives and Rewards to engage in Open Science Activities. Thematic Report No 3 for the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Open Science of the European Commission; its highlights are available as a slideshow on the Resources page.
pdf Leonelli, S. (2017) Biomedical Knowledge Production in the Age of Big Data. Report for the Swiss Science and Innovation Council.
pdf Leonelli, S., Lawrence R. and Edmond, J. (2017) Recommendations on Open Science Publishing, position statement by the Open Science Policy Platform of the European Commission. Published online 25 April 2017.
pdf British Academy and The Royal Society (2017) Data management and use: Governance in the 21st century. London: The Royal Society Newsletter (June 2017), Pp 1-99. Perspective 6, “Data use, equality and society” (pp 45-46) written by Sabina Leonelli.
pdf Lowe, J.W.E., Collis, M., Davies, G.F., Leonelli, S., Lewis, D.I. and Zecharia, A.Y. (2016) An evaluation of the Integrative Pharmacology Fund: Lessons for the future of in vivo education and trainingin vivo education and training. London: British Pharmacological Society (December 2016).
pdf Leonelli, S. (2016) Why Open Data Now? Big Data, Knowledge Production and the Political Economy of Research. Chapter 2 (pp. 7–11) of the joint Digital Science/figshare State of Open Data report (October 2016; press release here).
pdf Leonelli, S., Martens, L. and Latre, S. (2016) Position statement on Open Data of the Young Academies of Europe and Global Young Academy (April 2016).
Leonelli, S. (2016) Co-author of the Global Young Academy (GYA) Response to the Next-generation Altmetrics: Responsible Metrics and Evaluation for Open Science Call for Evidence by the Open Science Policy Platform of the EC.
pdf Leonelli, S. Et al. (2013) Global Young Academy (GYA) Position Statement on Global Research. November 2013.
pdf Leonelli, S. Et al. (2012) Global Young Academy (GYA) Position Statement on Open Science. November 2012.
Contribution to GARNet Response to BBSRC Consultation on Digital Organisms, September 2012.
Contribution to International Council for Science (ICSU) Advisory Note: Revaluing Science in the digital age. October 2012.
pdf Leonelli, S. and Hughes, S. (2010) Response to Nuffield Foundation Consultation on ‘New Approaches to Biofuels’.
Report for GARNet/BBSRC: ‘Business Models for Database Funding’. April 2010.
Response to OECD Consultation on ‘Data Sharing in Genomics’. June 2008.
Leonelli, S. (2017) Using Objects to Inform Inference. Book Review of Robert Chapman and Alison Wylie, Evidential Reasoning in Archaeology. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science Review of books (website).
Leonelli, S. (2017) The Crucial Role of Models in Science. Book Reviewh of Natasha Myers, Rendering Life Molecular: Models, Modelers and Excitable Matter. Metascience, 26: 99–101.
Tempini, N. and Leonelli, S. (2016) Exhibition: Live by data, die by data. Nature Physics, 12: 109–110.
Leonelli, S. (2015) Book Review of Hallam Stevens, Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics. New Genetics and Society, doi: 10.1080/14636778.2015.1025127.
Leonelli, S. (2013) Book Review of Joseph November, Biomedical Computing: Digitizing Life in the United States. Social History of Medicine, 26 (3): 586–587. doi: 10.1093/shm/hkt024.
Leonelli, S. (2012) Book Review of Karen Sue-Taussig, Ordinary Genomes: Science, Citizenship, and Genetic Identities. Acta Biotheoretica, 60 (3): 319-322.
Leonelli, S. (2011) Book Review of Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, An Epistemology of the Concrete: Twentieth-Century Histories of Life. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 25 (4): 421–423.
Leonelli, S. (2018). Without urgent action big and open data may widen existing inequalities and social divides. LSE Impact blog, 14-Feb-2018.
Leonelli, S. (2017). More than Data Collectors: Valuing Data Expertise Beyond Professional Science. Harvard Bill of Health blog, 4-May-2017.
Leonelli, S. (2017). Data-Centric Science Will Change How We Measure the Value of Research. Research Europe, 23-Feb-2017.
Leonelli, S. (2017). Big and open data are prompting a reform of scientific governance. Times Higher Education, 21-Feb-2017.
Leonelli, S. (2016). Rivoluzione Digitale: Come impatta l'innovazione sulla ricerca scientifica? [Digital Revolution: How does innovation impact on scientific research?]. Interview by the Veronesi Foundation.
mp3 Leonelli, S. and Danaher, J. (interviewer) (2016) Sabina Leonelli on Whether big data will revolutionise science. Algocracy and the Transhumanist Project, 10-Sep-2016. Also on Philosophical disquisitions blog.
html Leonelli, S. and Bezuidenhout, L. (2015) The Politics of Data: The rising prominence of a data-centric approach to scientific research. LSE Impact Blog, Dec-2015.
html Leonelli, S. and Prainsack, B. (2015) Learned Societies Should Lead the Way to Open Science. View from the top section. Research Europe, 2-Jul-2015.
html Leonelli, S. and Prainsack, B. (2015) To what are we opening science? Reform of the publishing system is only a step in a much broader re-evaluation. LSE Impact Blog, April 2015)
html Levin, N. (2015) Open access, open data, open science… what does “openness” mean in the first place? Somatosphere.net, 11-Feb-2015.
html Tempini, N. and Leonelli, S. (2015) Human Genome Project, Personalised Medicine, and Future Health Care. eLS.net (citable encyclopedia of the Life Sciences).
html Leonelli, S. and Carrigan, M. (interviewer) (2015) What constitutes trustworthy data changes across time and space. LSE Impact Blog, 19-Jan-2015.
pdf Levin, N. and Leonelli, S. (2014) Workshop Report “The Value of Open Science”. EASST Review, 33(1): 15–17.
pdf Tempini, N. (2014) Governing social media: organising information production and sociality through open, distributed and data-based systems. PhD thesis, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
html Leonelli, S., Nicholson, D. et al. (2014) Resources on biological visualisation in history, philosophy and social studies of biology. Biological visualisation community (curated webpage).
mp3 Leonelli, S. (2013) Supplemental podcast to: Why the Current Insistence on Open Access to Scientific Data? Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 33(1–2): 6–11.
Leonelli, S. (2013) Long entries ‘Data-Intensive Research’, ‘Model Organism’, and ‘Bio-Ontologies’, and short entries ‘Curation’, ‘Stock Centres’, ‘Community Databases’, and ‘Metadata’. In: Dubitzky, W., Wolkenhauer, O., Cho K-H., Yokota, H. (Eds.) Encyclopaedia of Systems Biology. Springer.
html Leonelli, S. (November 2012) Open Data and Privacy Concerns in Biomedical Research. Open Knowledge Foundation Blog (guest post), 26-Nov-2012. Doubleposted as guest post on the OKF Open Science Working Group blog.
html Leonelli, S. (2010) Key concerns that should travel between e-social and e-natural science. eHumanities website of the the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).