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.
Several documents are out for consultation from the EOSC Executive Board, a body of representatives from the research and e-infrastructures communities, appointed by the European Commission. If you have missed these, please check out the following links:
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.
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.
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:
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.
The Plenary 15 programme covers 7 breakout sessions for a total of 66 meetings to be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. View the session descriptions for all of these meetings, as well as review the side meeting and plenary session schedule. More details related to co-located events, keynote speakers and remote access information will be added in the coming weeks.
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.