New RDA BoF: Curating for FAIR and Reproducible Data and Code

17 Sep 2019

WDS/RDA Assessment of Data Fitness for Use Working Group members,
Find below an announcement for a new RDA Birds of a Feather Group that
should be of interest to you.
If you will be at RDA14 in Helsinki maybe I'll see you there!
Jonathan Petters Ph.D.
Data Management Consultant and Curation Services Coordinator
Data Services, University Libraries
Virginia Tech
(540) 232-8682
ORCID: 0000-0002-0853-5814
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From: Peer, Limor
Date: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 3:36 PM
Subject: RDA BoF Announcement -- please forward
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Cc: Thu-Mai Christian
<***@***.***>, Florio Orocio Arguillas <
***With apologies for cross-posting***
We are excited to announce that the Research Data Alliance (RDA) has
approved a Birds of a Feather group on Curating for FAIR and Reproducible
Data and Code
The group will convene at the next RDA Plenary 14
, October 23, 2019
at Breakout Session 1, 11:30-13:00, and we invite you to join us!
Even as data sharing becomes normative practice in the research community,
there is growing awareness that access to data alone is not sufficient to
guarantee the computational reproducibility of published research findings.
The imperative for reproducible research and the FAIR principles reinforce
each other by setting standards for how to share scientific data and code.
The CURE Consortium has been working on these
issues, and we are eager to launch an effort to broaden and deepen our
engagement with the community of interested parties – researchers,
repository managers, data curators, data librarians, and others – at the
RDA 14th Plenary Meeting.
The BoF aims to explore the nexus of reproducibility, FAIR data, and
curation. What are the practices necessary to ensure a reproducible
scholarly record? Who is responsible for which activities? And how can we
facilitate stronger collaboration between data experts and researchers
along these lines?
At the meeting, we aim to,
1. Introduce the topic of curating for FAIR and reproducible data and
2. Review environmental scan of existing relevant training and identify
3. Introduce the work of the CURE Consortium and elicit input on
proposed standards, practices, and tools for curating for FAIR and
reproducible data and code
4. Review the group’s goals in the context of RDA and potential
synergies with other RDA IGs and WGs
More information about the BoF here:
Please note that any member of the RDA can join any BoF session at a
Plenary; a list of BoFs for the upcoming Plenary can be found on the Next
Plenary program.
Please join us! We hope to see you in Helsinki or via remote participation.
And feel free to share this message with your network.
Thank you!
Limor Peer, Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), Yale
Thu-Mai Christian, Odum Institute, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Florio Arguillas, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research
(CISER), Cornell University
Limor Peer, PhD
Associate Director for Research | Institution for Social and Policy Studies
| Yale University
203-432-0054 | ***@***.*** |

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