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19 Oct 2020

Discipline-specific Guidance for Data Management Plans WG

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 Sep 2020

Big data, big responsibility: recording a project's data lineage for publishing reproducible results

The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) has designed a "reproducible paper" template by following best practices, including RDA recommendations and outputs, in their research since 2015. It has significantly grown since then, and is now a fully documented template. With the support of an RDA Europe 4.0 grant, the project team, led by Dr Mohammad Akhlaghi, is aiming to improve, test, and promote our adoption of RDA guidelines, and in particular the "Workflows for Research Data Publishing" recommendation and output. 

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