The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is currently finalising its fourth strategic plan, providing direction and vision for the organisation, its stakeholders and community until 2023. We invite all to provide feedback suggestions and comments on the Strategic Plan by Sunday December 6, 2020 at 23:59 UTC.
The Technical Advisory Board (TAB) is an essential and crucial governance board within the Research Data Alliance (RDA), providing the organization with invaluable technical oversight, vision, guidance and advice. A volunteer position, TAB membership is a rewarding experience, offering an opportunity to engage with colleagues worldwide and understand the activities and visions in the field of FAIR data, open research and open science.
Doris Wedlich, an esteemed member of the Research Data Alliance Council from 2013 to 2018 passed away on September 20, 2020. RDA wishes to extend its deepest sympathy and condolences to Doris’ family, relatives, friends and colleagues.
Today, 30 June 2020, the Research Data Alliance publishes the final version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing covering four research areas – clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences. This document is also complemented by overarching areas focusing on legal and ethical considerations, research software, community participation and indigenous data.
The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to announce International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data, taking place on 23–26 October 2023, in Salzburg, Austria.