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Science communication for research data

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    Timea Biro

    Overview of previous activities including RDA Plenary 15 BOF 
    Discussion on priorities and potential outputs 
    Discussion on draft charter for the Interest Group 
    Next steps

    Additional links to informative material

    BOF session page

    BOF Collaborative Notes:

    Group webpage:

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    RDA COVID-19

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    GORC International Model WG

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    Timea Biro

    Meeting objectives
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    Draft Charter document:

    Wednesday, 21 April 2021 – 10:15 – 11:45 | Breakout 3
    Friday, 23 April 2021 – 07:00 – 08:30  | Breakout 11 (Repeat Sessions / International Time Zones)

    This session aims to build on an initial BOF session held in April 2020 during the RDA 15th Plenary. The meeting discussion confirmed interest in the topic and for the set up of an Interest Group on Science Communication for research data.
    Leading up to the session a draft charter for the interest group will be shared to be  discussed during the meeting and finalised for submission. 
    The initial draft is available at
    The BOF session has highlighted a set of priorities that the group aims to take forward: 

    Best practices & resources for Science Communication 

    Professionalising Science Communication for research data / the issue of training & skills 

    Incentives & rewards systems for Science Communication

    Trustworthiness in Science Communication

    Science Communication stakeholders & audiences 

    Science Communication & Data Lifecycle

    The interest group will be looking at a set of potential outputs relevant for the community: 

    Toolkit for the practice of science communication and science communication for research data 

    Guidelines for trustworthy science communication for research data 

    Scientific communication curriculum for skills development 

    Use cases / best practices for a practitioner/ user scenarios catalogues

    Survey for feedback on scientific communication stakeholders, motivations and incentives, roles and responsibilities

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 1, Breakout 2, Breakout 3, Breakout 4, Breakout 5, Breakout 6, Breakout 7, Breakout 8, Breakout 11

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