In July 2016, hundreds of Digital Humanities scholars will convene in Krakow, Poland for DH2016. DH is an international academic conference series which has been held annually since 1990, organised and sponsored by the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO). For the 2016 conference, contributions address social, institutional, global, multilingual, and multicultural aspects of digital humanities, as well as interdisciplinary work and new developments in all field of digital humanities.
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RDA Data Share, an early career engagement program for the Research Data Alliance/US (RDA/US), is pleased to announce its selection of the 2016 cohort of Fellows.
The RDA Data Share Fellowship review committee received a large number of strong applications, and based on applicants’ expertise and interests, as well as on potential benefits to individual careers and to the RDA, the program awarded 14 fellowships – almost a doubled increase compared to the previous year. These fellowships include:
The CLARIN European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CLARIN ERIC) has an opening for the part-time position of Director for User Involvement (20% fte).
The chief responsibility of the Director for User Involvement (UI) is to stimulate, facilitate and coordinate the use of the CLARIN infrastructure, its language resources, and its language technology services by SSH scholars on a European scale. Instruments are in place to support the UI strategy and activities to be undertaken, but CLARIN welcomes the development of new concepts and initiatives.
Europe’s first conference on Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R 2016) is designed with research communities in mind and aims to foster the broader adoption of digital infrastructure services and promote user-driven innovation. DI4R2016, taking place in Kraków, on 28-30 September 2016, will be hosted by Academic Computer Centre CYFRONET and organised jointly by EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe. All researchers, developers and service providers are invited to submit abstracts for presentations, training sessions, workshops and demonstrations through the Call for Participation, open until 3 June 2016.
RDA Europe has just launched the second Call for Collaboration Projects to support communities that want to test or adopt RDA outputs.
This is a call for all RDA Working and Interest Groups to share what they have produced that they think is broadly useful or informative…
RDA builds the social and technical bridges that enable the open sharing of data.
That’s our mission statement. It’s a good mission statement. It helps us focus on delivering the interconnections that make infrastructure functional, and these interconnections or “bridges” are the outputs that help RDA produce value. They take many forms.
23 (research data) Things – the self-directed learning programme launched in March by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) – has proved a big hit with the research data community.
ANDS gave a presentation to the Research Data Alliance’s Libraries for Research Data (L4RD) Interest Group in Tokyo in March 2016, outlining the programme’s planned goals and activities.
RDA Europe has launched a new Call for applications for the Early Career support Programme for the RDA 8th Plenary to be held in Denver, CO, USA, 15 - 17 September 2016.
At its 6th edition, the aim of this programme is to introduce European early career researchers & scientists to RDA, highlight what data scientists / practitioners are doing, leverage on Early Career Researchers & Scientists knowledge to support Plenary 8 activities and support the Working Group and Interest Group activities.
Successful applicants are:
The Belmont Forum e-Infrastructure Coordination, Communications, and Coordination Office (C3O) seeks a full-time Coordination Officer for a period of up to three (3) years to foster and support international communication, collaboration, and coordination to implement recommendations in the e-Infrastructures & Data Management Community Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP).
DI4R 2016 invites all the stakeholders including funding agencies, the research communities and the infrastructure providers, both public and private, to come together and share their insights, concerns, needs and vision for the future.