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08 Jan 2015

RDA Plenary 4, Long Tail of Research Data Interest Group

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.

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08 Jan 2015

RDA 4th plenary meeting - Impressions of a newcomer

Hello everybody and sorry for my late post in this blog: I wrote the following entry long time ago, but for some reason as yet unclear I must have forgotten to upload it on the website. My bad.
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.

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27 Oct 2014

Impressions of RDA Plenary 4 and Big Data Analytics IG

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.

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