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24 Jun 2021
CoP

IGAD Community of Practice

Status: 
In Community Review

The Interest Group on Agricultural Data (IGAD) came to life in Gothenburg (Göteborg, Sweden) in 2013 at the beginning of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and has since grown to include over 260 registered members, from across continents. IGAD is a domain-oriented interest group working on all issues related to food and agricultural data. It represents stakeholders in managing data for food and agricultural research and innovation, including producing, aggregating and consuming data.

 

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21 Dec 2020
IG

Sensitive Data Interest Group

Status: 
In Group Revisions
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers
TAB Liaison: 
Frankie Stevens

Sensitive data is increasingly used for research purposes. However, there are a number of barriers which need to be overcome before sensitive data can be fully operationalized in the research context. Chief among these is that not all sensitive data is alike, with significant disciplinary variation in how sensitive data is defined, linked, managed, stored, and reused. Additionally, common approaches to data optimization are not always appropriate for sensitive data, such as the relationship between the FAIR and CARE principles for data management. Nonetheless, sensitive data has significant

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19 Oct 2020
WG

Discipline-specific Guidance for Data Management Plans WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Bridget Walker
TAB Liaison: 
Helen Glaves

Many research funding agencies expect DMPs which receive valuable metadata about the project as well as collected and analyzed data. In order to use DMPs profitably for researchers in their everyday life and not to create another bureaucratic hurdle, adjustments are needed on the side of the tool providers as well as in the templates.

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