The Research Data Alliance 21st Plenary (RDA P21) as part of International Data Week 2023 (IDW 2023) is scheduled as a hybrid event and will take place on 23–26 October 2023. Themed as a festival of data, P21 will be held in-person in Salzburg, Austria and virtually.
On Friday 12 May 2023 at 23.59 UTC the RDA Council Elections closed. The RDA global community were asked to vote for four new members to join the nine-person board, responsible for the Research Data Alliance global vision, strategy and organisational health.
Following the call for nominations in February for four open RDA Council positions, the Council Nominations Committee have reviewed the submissions received. Five nominees are deemed eligible to enter the 2023 Council elections to be voted on by the RDA community:
RDA 20th Plenary Wrap Up
In late March 2023 the Research Data Alliance celebrated its 10th Anniversary during the 20th Plenary Meeting. The Plenary returned to Sweden, where the RDA was first launched in March 2013.
With the 20th Plenary now behind us, we want to share the summary of what work was undertaken over six months of planning, preparation and delivery.
The EC-funded WorldFAIR project is coordinated by CODATA, with RDA as a major partner. The project will produce an initial draft of the CDIF recommendations. Building on WorldFAIR, and other expert communities, a Working Group and Advisory Group have been established to oversee the development of CDIF. It is expected that CDIF will persist beyond
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Foundation is seeking a Global Event Manager to organise and oversee RDA plenaries and other global events. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent on-line and in-person event management experience and strong communication and presentation skills. It is expected the candidate will have an outstanding knowledge of both the RDA and the international research data management landscape. For full details of the knowledge, skills and experience required please read the
“How can I practically apply the FAIR Principles in my work? How do I know what is the right FAIR-enabling tool for me?”
FAIR-IMPACT has just launched the first of three Open Calls for Support, offering two defined support actions designed to enhance the FAIRness of data, semantic artefacts and data-related services.
The Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA) has opened a call for Working Groups and for National Chapters!