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CODATA Data Science Journal Special collection Call for Papers closing on 15 April 2020
02 Mar 2020

CODATA Data Science Journal Special collection Call for Papers closing on 15 April 2020

The CODATA Data Science Journal special collection aims to gather and promote research results and outcomes stemming from the Research Data Alliance activities. The RDA Europe 4.0 project will support the publication of a maximum of 30 articles. Publication fees will be covered by the project on a first come first served basis. Please note that funding is available for articles submitted by April 15.

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26 Feb 2020

Message from RDA to Plenary 15 Registrants

Dear RDA Plenary 15 Registrants,

It is hard to believe that in less than three weeks, we will be together in beautiful Melbourne, Australia. According to our local hosts, the weather is wonderful, as is the programme itself. We are extremely excited and grateful to all of you for making the commitment to travel to this amazing city and attend Plenary 15 (P15).

We do want to ensure you that both the P15 Organising Committee and the RDA Secretariat are actively monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. Although we understand there may be concerns related to travel as a result of this evolving situation, please know that your safety is a top priority and that we are working closely together to ensure a safe event.

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ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group report "Sustainable and FAIR data sharing in the Humanities" 
21 Feb 2020

ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group report "Sustainable and FAIR data sharing in the Humanities" 

The ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group has launched the report "Sustainable and FAIR data sharing in the Humanities" providing key recommendations to make digital data in the humanities “Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable”, in line with the FAIR principles. The document was designed as a practical guide to help scholars, research funders, professionals and policymakers navigate the shift towards a sustainable data sharing culture, is an output of the ALLLEA E-Humanities Working Group chaired by the DRI director, Dr. Natalie Harrower. 

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04 Feb 2020

Travel Support Available for RDA-US Community for Plenary 15

Earlier this month, the RDA-US office received approval from the National Science Foundation for a grant submission titled “Research Data Alliance Ideate Incubator (RDA-I2): Conceptualizing an Interdisciplinary Research Framework for Strengthening Community Impact and Advancing an Innovation Platform.” The objectives of the proposal are to further the work of the US office by:

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03 Feb 2020

RDA: Benefits and Challenges of Building a Community Organization

In the latest issues of the Harvard Data Science Review, Francine Berman is interviewed by Mercè Crosas, Harvard University’s Research Data Officer with the Chief Information Officer’s leadership team and leader of Dataverse. Berman, is a co-founder of RDA and founding chair of RDA/US. She is also spending this year at Harvard as a Katherine Hampson Bessell Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study.

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14 Jan 2020

Plenary 15 and Message from our Australian Colleagues

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.

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