Two weeks ago I spent several insightful days in Southern California - at the 5th Plenary of the Research Data Alliance in San Diego to be precise. The RDA, for those of you not familiar with the organization, is a global consortium of individuals and organizations with a common goal: building the social and technical bridges that enable open sharing of data in research.
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With the close of the 5th RDA Plenary, the topic of remote participation has come to the fore. Having the dubious benefit of both conducting remote meetings and teaching others how to do it, I thought this might be a good time to share.
The Long Tail of Research Data Interest Group met at Plenary 4 to compare institutional experiences in the management of research datasets of varying sizes that arise from research across various disciplines, and which are not currently curated and preserved by subject-specific datacentres. We also heard about a UK-EU authored report on incentives for sharing research data.
I am a PhD student in Information and Computer Science Engineering at the University of Pisa and I work as research fellow for the National Research Council (CNR) always in Pisa. As one of the winners of the Early Career Support Programmes, in this post I would like to share my experience and impressions of the 4th RDA Plenary Meeting held in Amsterdam.
Hi researchers, my name is Fabio Benedetti, a Phd. student of the International Doctorate School in Information and Communication Technologies of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and I am writing this post to share my experience at the Fourth RDA Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam as one of the winners of the Early Career Support Programmes.