Engineering and Technology/Materials engineering

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17 Oct 2023

Harmonised terminologies and schemas for FAIR data in materials science and related domains WG

The focus of the WG is on increasing uptake of the FAIR Principles in materials research (in particular in connection with Interoperability and Reusability), supported by improved resources, in particular widely-agreed and FAIR terminologies, metadata and ontologies. While the main focus of the WG is in the material sciences, close interactions with cognate domains, in particular chemistry, are crucial in order to avoid conflicting approaches and also to utilise and integrate with already existing semantic artefacts and resources in these fields.

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RDA/CODATA Materials Data, Infrastructure & Interoperability IG

Recognised & Endorsed

Status: Recognised & Endorsed The development of advanced materials inherently rests on access to a distributed materials infrastructure and materials research data to fuel discovery and innovation.Given the complementary missions the RDA IG and the CODATA TG will work together under the following statement in support of the exchange of material data.

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