OpenSocial Gadget Contest

Adding new features to Profiles and/or VIVO

Awarded Proposals

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF sponsored a competition for new feature ideas that will accelerate research via research networking software products (e.g., Profiles or VIVO or other OpenSocial-enabled research networking tool).

We had a total of 23 proposals, with 71 comments. Ideas were submitted from 4 different academic institutions and there were 2 from industry.

Congratulations, authors of the three winning ideas!

Author Proposal Title Number of Comments Number of Revisions
Aria Yow Rewarding a Profilee's External Media Presence/Q Score by Adding "Mention Mapper" or Profilee Rating 8 13
Hanh Ryan Highlight Selected Publications 2 4
Nick Brown External Collaborator tool. 10 4