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21 Dec 2020
IG

Sensitive Data Interest Group

Status: 
In Group Revisions
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers
TAB Liaison: 
Frankie Stevens

Sensitive data is increasingly used for research purposes. However, there are a number of barriers which need to be overcome before sensitive data can be fully operationalized in the research context. Chief among these is that not all sensitive data is alike, with significant disciplinary variation in how sensitive data is defined, linked, managed, stored, and reused. Additionally, common approaches to data optimization are not always appropriate for sensitive data, such as the relationship between the FAIR and CARE principles for data management. Nonetheless, sensitive data has significant

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19 Oct 2020
WG

Discipline-specific Guidance for Data Management Plans WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Bridget Walker
TAB Liaison: 
Helen Glaves

Many research funding agencies expect DMPs which receive valuable metadata about the project as well as collected and analyzed data. In order to use DMPs profitably for researchers in their everyday life and not to create another bureaucratic hurdle, adjustments are needed on the side of the tool providers as well as in the templates.

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30
Jun
2020

The final version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing, published 30 June 2020

By Bridget Walker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

23
Apr
2020

RDA COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations (draft versions)

By Hilary Hanahoe

Please note:  this is the landing page for the 5 draft versions of the RDA COVID-19 Working Group Recommendations and Guidelines on Data Sharing. These materials are made available following the RDA guiding principle of openness, to allow members and the wider community to view the progression of the document as well as comments received during the 5 review cycles. 

The final version of the document can be found:

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