With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, deadlines for session and poster submission are fast approaching and early bird registration is open (https://www.rd-alliance.org/rda-14th-plenary-registration).
In a recently published article in Science|Business titled “Open Science and Research Data – A View from Down Under,” Rosie Hicks, the head of the Australian Research Data Commons, shares her thoughts on open science, interoperability between Europe and Australia, and the influence of RDA. Read article.
The Open Science Graphs for FAIR Data Interest Group is a newly created RDA group. As with all new groups, the RDA community is encouraged to review the group’s Charter Statement and provide feedback by 18 July regarding its mission, objectives and desired outcomes. To post a comment, you must be logged in as an RDA member and submit your comments at the bottom of the Charter Statement page.
RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance, ran the second call for RDA Europe national nodes to expand its European network. Six new countries are joining forces to foster adoption of RDA outputs in the region.
RDA is seeking candidates for the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, to be held in October and November 2019. Nominations will be accepted until 15 September 2019. We encourage participation from RDA members at all stages of their careers.