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- 6 May 2020: Third and final (virtual) workshop - Joint RDA-UK/OpenAIRE virtual workshop on building bridges across Open Science in the UK
- 16 July 2019: Second Workshop - Joint RDA-UK/FREYA workshop on Persistent Identifiers hosted by the Wellcome Trust
- 18 January 2019: First workshop introducing the UK node
- 12 December 2018: Launch webinar for the UK node
Adoption Stories (UK)
- Embedding Research Data Management plans in ethics approval and funding application processes. Tom Renner from Haplo on how they adopted the RDA Common Standard for Machine-Actionable Data Management Plans.
- Curating a research institutional scholarly record connecting externally deposited datasets. Chris Gibson from the University of Manchester Library on adopting the Scholix Metadata Schema for Exchange of Scholarly Communication Links.
Fostering reproducible research. Supporting researchers to publish FAIR data alongside their scholarly publication. Varsha Khodiyar from Springer Nature on adopting the FAIRsharing Registry and Recommendations: Interlinking Standards, Databases and Data Policies.
Enabling open research publishing. Chris Graf from Wiley on adopting the RDA FAIRsharing registry output
- The RDA UK node has built on an established and engaged membership, seeing 40% community growth since March 2018 to July 2020 (March 2018 - 674 members. 30 September 2020 – 944 members).
- The UK node has engaged with organisations/projects such as EOSC, OpenAIRE, FAIRSharing, FREYA, UKRI, Royal Society, Wellcome Trust, and the British Library. There have been three successful, well attended workshops - an introduction to the node, a joint workshop with FREYA on Persistent Identifiers, and a joint workshop with OpenAIRE on open science and EOSC.
- Four adoption stories have been submitted by UK members.
- There have been discussions between UKRI and Jisc on the coordination of UK International Open Science Activities between UKRI, Jisc and the Royal Society related to EU and global activities in RDA, CODATA, WDS, OECD, etc.
- Jisc and UKRI-STFC have promoted the work of the RDA UK and are currently working with the DCC on the planning and preparation for Plenary 17, which should highlight the contribution of UK members to RDA international activities.
- There are seven UK participations in high profile RDA roles.
- Juan Bicarregui has participated in Organisational Assembly and Organisational Advisory Board meetings, and represented RDA on the EOSC Executive Board.
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