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Science Communication for Research Data

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    Timea Biro
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    Collaborative session notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZC5Z6vN7NQdgQC8GWah0fytpD6_NqH1hvY6x…
     
    > Discuss the IG Charter for submission, potential topic refocus and foreseen outputs at shorturl.at/hmPUW
     
    > Discuss connections with other RDA WGs and IGs
     
    > Discuss the specific case of research data visualisation for science communication
     
     
     

    Applicable Pathways
    Data Infrastructures and Environments – Institutional, Data Lifecycles – Versioning, Provenance, Citation, and Reward

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

    Avoid conflict with the following group (1)
    RDA/WDS Publishing Data Workflows WG

    Avoid conflict with the following group (3)
    Global Open Research Commons IG

    Contact for group (email)
    timea.biro@csc.fi

    Group chair serving as contact person
    Timea Biro

    Meeting objectives
    This session aims to renew the activities of the proposed Science Communication for Research Data Interest Group. Following past scoping sessions held during previous RDA Plenaries, this session is meant to discuss the charter of the proposed group, potential connections to other RDA WG and IG and address specifically the topic of data visualisation for science communication. 
     
    Science communication is a shared responsibility and shared opportunity, it supports researchers in the dissemination and outreach around their work, increasing citations and enabling collaboration. Similar drivers apply in the case of science performing organisations and funders. 
     
    Whether it relates directly to the findability and accessibility of research data (the F and A in FAIR), increasing inclusiveness or data literacy, there is a clear need to define and differentiate what science communication means to other actors and stakeholders such as journalists and science communicators, policy makers, citizen scientists and the general public.  
     

    Please indicate the breakout slot (s) that would suit your meeting
    Breakout 1, Breakout 3, Breakout 5

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

    Short Group Status
    The group has had working sessions at 
    17th Plenary – https://www.rd-alliance.org/plenaries/rda-17th-plenary-meeting-edinburgh…
    15th Plenary – https://www.rd-alliance.org/science-communication-research-data
     

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