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Job posting:  Director of Office, World Data System International Technology Office, University of Victoria
26 Apr 2018

Job posting: Director of Office, World Data System International Technology Office, University of Victoria

The Associate Director will hold a Master’s degree in information technology, natural, library or engineering sciences. The candidate will have five (5) years of direct and hands-on experience leading the development and integration of complex data and information systems in the context of international or multi-partner scientific data and information management collaborations. 

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Embedding the RDA outputs via European national nodes
24 Apr 2018

Embedding the RDA outputs via European national nodes

An initial group of European organisations have been funded as RDA nodes to support improved effective national research systems, with the final aim of fostering an open European labour market for researchers, thus facilitating mobility, supporting training and ensuring attractive careers.

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26 Mar 2018

April 2018 Communications of the ACM Features Article (and Video) titled “Realizing the Potential of Data Science”

Authored by RDA-US Chair Dr. Francine Berman, RDA member Victoria Stodden and several other data experts (Rob Rutenbar, Brent Hailpern, Henrik Christensen, Susan Davidson, Deborah Estrin, Michael Franklin, Margaret Martonosi, Padma Raghavan, Alexander S. Szalay), this article focuses on the evolution of the field of data science. 

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03 Mar 2018

RDA Outputs - Survey and P11 BoF “Towards FAIRer RDA Outputs”

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) launched in 2013, and the Outputs of the RDA community are driving changes all over the data landscape. However, there is much more that can be done to support greater impact from RDA Outputs (by which we mean both Recommendations, produced by RDA Working Groups, and Supporting Outputs, produced by RDA Working or Interest Groups).

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