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03 Aug 2020

VP16 Deadline is 4 Aug to Submit Session Proposals

To submit your request for a breakout session at VP16, please submit your application for a group session , joint meeting and/or BoF by 4 August at 23:59 UTC.  View details at

Notifications of Session Acceptance will be sent out by 26 August 2020. 

Questions or concerns related to the call for sessions can be sent to enquiries{at}

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07 Jul 2020

RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing: How STM Publishers can Contribute

STM Publishers are important stakeholders in the endeavours of the RDA. STM, the International Association of STM Publishers, as one of RDA’s organisational members, wishes to support the wider adoption and implementation of the RDA COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines for FAIR data sharing. The published guidelines and recommendations will be made part of the STM 2020 Research Data Year.

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The Value of RDA for COVID-19
30 Jun 2020

The Value of RDA for COVID-19

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.

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