Sharing Rewards and Credit (SHARC) IG


Group details

Secretariat Liaison: 
Lynn Yarmey
TAB Liaison: 
Paul Uhlir
IG Established

Short presentation of Sharing Rewards and Credit (SHARC) IG

SHARC is now a recognised and endorsed interest group within RDA (Research Data Alliance).  It is seeking to unpack and improve crediting and rewarding mechanisms in the data/resources sharing process (see link to the previous Research Data Alliance BoF meeting here:

At present, seven different communities are represented in the group:

Biology and Biomedicine (7 ppl.),

Information Sciences and Technology (3 ppl.),

Geospatial data (1 ppl.),

Marine Biology (1 ppl.),

Biodiversity (4 ppl.),

Agriculture (4 ppl.),

Industrial Ecology (1 ppl.),

Bioethics (4 ppl.).


The issues discussed here are transversal to many academic areas and communities.

 If you are not represented, join us!

Recent Activity

29 Aug 2019

RDA 14th plenary - Updated notification of acceptance for plenary sessions

Dear all, we would like to inform you that the session 

The challenging FAIRisation route: how could assessment help?

has been moved from breakout 8 to breakout 6 (25th October - Day 3 - 09:00, 10:30) as there was a clash identified with the original scheduling.

We look forward to seeing you in Helsinki!
RDA Secretariat

04 Jul 2019

follow up- RDA P14 session proposal

Dear RDA-SHARC members,
This mail to let you know that we have submitted a joint session
proposal to the next RDA plenary with FAIRsharing wg.
Acceptance to be announced on 8 aug 2019. we'll keep you posted...
Best, Laurence
Laurence Mabile, Chef de projet/Project manager
UMR1027 Inserm - Université Paul Sabatier / Toulouse III,

24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

24 May 2019

Last reminder: SHARC SURVEY to assess FAIR criteria in the context of Research evaluation, before 31 may 2019

Dear RDA-SHARC member, This mail to remind you one last time of the *Sharc survey* (see details below). Looking forward to having your feedack, *before May 31*.All the best, Laurence, Romain, Anne P.S: Would you need more time to do it, please let us know!!

22 May 2019

quick question

Dear RDA-SHARC members,
Has anyone planned to attend the CODATA 2019 meeting 'Towards
next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms',
in Beijing, China, 19-20 September 2019?
Anne-Cambon Thomsen will organise a session there about 'Expert views on
evaluating data sharing efforts and practices: an international dialogue
fostered by an interest group of the research data alliance'. You are
very welcome to participate if interested. Please let us know as soon as
Best, Laurence

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.


15 May 2019

Reminder: SHARC SURVEY to assess FAIR criteria in the context of Research evaluation, before 31 may 2019 + RDA P13 session notes

Dear RDA-SHARC member, This mail * to inform you that minutes of our session at RDA P13, Philadelphia, have been posted on the group page * to remind you of the *Sharc survey* (see details below). Looking forward to having your feedack, *before May 31* please!