Our local organisers are hard at work planning for what is sure to be an excellent meeting, and although there are only eight weeks left until the event, there is still plenty of time for you to plan for a trip to this beautiful city.
The RDA Community has expressed our solidarity and sadness for the terrible fires that our Australian colleagues are experiencing at the moment. Our wonderful local hosts of the 15th RDA Plenary meeting taking place in Melbourne in March wish to share this message with you all.
The report by FAIRsFAIR, RDA Europe, OpenAIRE, EOSC-hub, FREYA, is an output of three workshops designed to explore, discuss and formulate such recommendations and is aimed at stakeholders in the scholarly world and particularly the EOSC Governance.
RDA Europe is offering up to 7 Early Careers and 5 Experts grants designed to support participation to the 15th RDA Plenary meeting (18-20 March 2020, Melbourne, Australia). If interested in these opportunities, register to join us at the webinar on the 15th of January at 12:00 CET (11:00 UTC).
The Research Data Alliance – The First Five Years Is an insightful article written by Prof. Francine Berman, 2019-2020 Radcliffe Fellow, Harvard University, Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and one of the founding members and co-chairs of the Research Data Alliance.
The Global Indigenous Data Alliance (GIDA) and RDA have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the goal of clearly announcing their intention to cooperate and coordinate their efforts in areas of mutual interest. Both RDA and GIDA have related missions and are natural partners in the pursuit of various objectives with regard to the tracking, availability, and reuse of research data.
The Research Data Alliance is pleased to announce a landmark partnership agreement with the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI – Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation) and the French Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).
RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (https://mcec.com.au/). This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).