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How should VREs enable FAIR – and what are the challenges?

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  • #134003

    Kerry Levett

    Collaborative session notes:…
    0-10 min: Presentation of the draft analysis of gaps in applying existing FAIR principles to VREs 
    10-50 min: Panel discussion on the challenges of implementing VREs that enable FAIR digital objects 
    50-70 min: Open discussion on the draft gap analysis and call for case studies of FAIR and FAIR-enabling VREs, and examples of guidance materials for VRE developers 
    70-90 min: Review the timeline of future work packages

    Additional links to informative material

    Virtual Research Environments IG

    FAIR principles for Research Software

    FAIR for Research Software Working Group

    M2.10 Report on basic framework on FAIRness of services

    Science Gateways Community Institute, US

    Australian Research Data Commons  

    European Open Science Cloud 

    Are you willing to hold your session at multiple times to accommodate various time zones?

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    Virtual Research Environment IG (VRE-IG)

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)

    Contact for group (email)

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Kerry Levett

    Meeting objectives
    The FAIR for Virtual Research Environments (FAIR4VREs) WG (under the umbrella of the Virtual Research Environments IG) is undertaking an analysis of gaps in applying existing FAIR principles to VREs, and wishes to gain feedback from VRE users and developers. 
    The working group has identified commonalities and differences in the application of FAIR to VREs based on a preliminary analysis of existing high-level principles as applied to data and software. The issues that need to be addressed in defining FAIR for VREs have been outlined, and these are the key questions around which we wish to engage the community at the Plenary.  
    The working group also wishes to crowdsource case studies on how VREs contribute to FAIRness of other digital objects and examples of guidance materials.

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 4, Breakout 6, Breakout 7

    Please select breakout slot (s) for your (optional) second live session.
    Breakout 1, Breakout 4, Breakout 6

    Short Group Status
    The FAIR4VREs WG was endorsed in October 2021, and is working on defining its scope of work (see Work Plan).

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