The Group will have its first face-to-face meeting during RDA Plenary 13 in Philadelphia. The session will aim to reach consensus on the key principles and phases of the design methodology that will lead to the definition of the common set of core assessment criteria for FAIRness. The group is also organising two webinars on February 21 and February 22 to discuss the scope of the work and look at an overview of existing approaches.
RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance, is expanding its network of thirteen national nodes to foster adoption of RDA outputs in the region.
Agricultural sciences, Engineering, Earth Sciences or High energy physics, these are just a set of the domains that have Ambassadors appointed under the umbrella of the recently launched RDA Europe Ambassadors programme.
On February 21 at 2.00 PM CET, RDA Europe 4.0 organises a Q&A webinar to give a detailed overview of Adoption Grants programmes and the application process for the grants, evaluation criteria while aiming to answer questions from the participants.
RDA Europe (https://rd-alliance.org/rda-europe) has launched a series of cascading grants designed to support research data experts and young researchers working with data. Two of the grants schemas, the Early Career and the Expert grant programmes, are being run in connection to the main RDA working meetings with the aim of providing the grantees with the opportunity to leverage the Plenaries and engage closer with the RDA global data sharing community.
While you are working on your iPRES 2019 proposal, the organisers of the conference are planning to organize showcase sessions for vendors and digital preservation tool developers, also known as "The Great Digital Preservation Bake-Off". T
The RDA Foundation is seeking a responsible Executive Assistant (EA) to support the daily operations of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) and its Secretary General. The EA will be required to communicate (written and verbal) in the English language on a daily basis and perform a series of tasks in a well-organised and timely way. The EA will be expected to act proactively, independently and without guidance while understanding the needs and characteristics of the people with whom he/she will work with.
We are delighted to announce an agreement between Wellcome and the Research Data Alliance Foundation. Wellcome will make a financial contribution to the Foundation in 2018 and 2019 as a sign of their support and commitment to the aims and goals of the Research Data Alliance and their broader dedication to open research.
RDA Europe is pleased to announce the results of the first call for new RDA Europe national nodes. We were delighted to receive ten applications, four of which were very strong and have been selected to support the mission and work of the Research Data Alliance in Europe.