Hilary Hanahoe on the growth and impact of the Research Data Alliance

07 Nov 2016

Hilary Hanahoe on the growth and impact of the Research Data Alliance

07 November 2016

The global Research Data Alliance (RDA) community has grown exponentially in just over three years: it is no surprise given the importance and urgency of working towards identifying solutions to support research data sharing and reuse.

What is a surprise though is the level of engagement and dedication of this 4,500-strong volunteer force. RDA is a unique community-driven organisation offering a neutral space for members, spanning 115 countries, to discuss and develop ‘data bridges’ to enable the open data sharing across technologies, disciplines and countries.

What is the secret behind this growth?

Hilary Hanahoe, Trust-It Services & RDA Secretariat, offers her insight and explains how RDA is fostering collaboration across geographic and disciplinary boundaries, creating global data sharing and reuse solutions that are actually responding to end-users' needs... Read more