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25 Nov 2016

Visit to FAO as the first award of RDA Wheat Datathon

By Dimitris Gavrilis - ATHENA Research Centre, Fotis Karayannis-ATHENA Research Centre,  Giota Koltsida - ATHENA Research Centre,  Eleni Petra- ATHENA Research Centre, Tilemachos Koliopoulos - Technological Educational Institute of Athens,  Anton Ellenbroek FAO

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24 Nov 2016

WDS and DSA Announce Unified Requirements for Core Certification of Trustworthy Data Repositories developed through the RDA DSA–WDS partnership Working Group

The ICSU World Data System (WDS) and the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Board are pleased to announce the availability of their unified Requirements for Core Trustworthy Data Repository certification. A unified catalogue of requirements was developed through a DSA–WDS partnership Working Group within the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The group built on inherent complementarity between the criteria previously established by the two organizations to harmonize unified and universal requirements reflecting the core characteristics of trustworthy data repositories.

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24 Nov 2016

Setting priorities for global research data sharing at the Research Data Alliance 9th Plenary Meeting, 5-7 april 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Is there a topic that you feel should be a priority for the global research data sharing agenda? Make sure you submit an application for a “Birds of a Feather” session exploring emerging data sharing topics and new potential working or interest group themes. This is the first step for putting your data challenge on the global research data sharing agenda.

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Taking care of the Long Tail of Data: I-IRG report
20 Nov 2016

Taking care of the Long Tail of Data: I-IRG report

Data driven science is seen as the fourth paradigm of scientific research after experimental science, theoretical science and computational science.  

While great focus is given to Big Data (comprising structured as well as unstructured data with a tendency to be homogeneous and standardized), at the opposite side of the spectrum Long Tail Data - characterized as heterogeneous, relatively small data, often with unique standards and not regulated - has received so far less attention and poses its challenges.

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01 Nov 2016

RDA, Geoscience and Member Engagement

Geosciences is one of the many fields where RDA members are impactful, from progress within working and interest groups to engaging with the non-RDA community through involvement with other national and international organizations, as well as working with other interested individuals.

At this time, here are just some of the following RDA groups that have a connection with the geology discipline:

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