The Switchboard software - the implementation of the DDRI WG recommendation - now has a new capability to exchange data with the VIVO platform. The Switchboard software has enabled the DDRI partners to create a network of scholarly works that link research data to publications, researchers, grants and other data collections across research repositories.
CODATA 2017 Conference, 'Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science': Submission and Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to 28 July
On 21 June 2017, the European Commission set-up the new High Level Expert Group European Open Science Cloud. Its mission is to advise the Commission on the measures needed to implement the European Open Science Cloud.
The new group, chaired by Silvana Muscella (Trust-IT Services), is composed of ten high-level experts from different European countries and two third-countries (Australia and US). Together, they have a complementary set of expertise related to various key aspects of the set-up of scientific data clouds, including standardisation, certification, procurement, delivery of federated services, business models, management, governance and funding of national and European research data infrastructures and e-Infrastructures.
A message from RDA Council to the RDA community announced that Dr. Ingrid Dillo, from DANS in The Netherlands, will serve as Acting Secretary General beginning July 1 and ending no later than February 1. Dr. Dillo replaces Mark Parsons who will be retiring at the end of this month. Dr.
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RDA plenaries gather top-class scientists, researchers, practitioners and policy makers all contributing to the vision of a future where research data is openly shared and facilitates progress by enabling better, faster and cross-domain research.
Taking place 19-21 September 2017 in Montrèal, Canada under the theme “Better Data, Better Decisions”, the 10th RDA Plenary welcomes both applications for RDA group breakout sessions as well as co-located events.
GEDE urges e-IRG to raise their voice in discussion about service-oriented support for research infrastructures and Persistent Identifiers - Primeur Magazine interview with Peter Wittenburg, RDA Europe Executive Director
During the e-IRG Workshop in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Primeur Magazine talked to Peter Wittenburg, Executive Director of the Research Data Alliance Europe and Senior Data Systems Advisor at the Max Planck Compute and Data Facility.
To increase Australian engagement with the Research Data Alliance, the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) would like to offer a contribution of AUD $2,000 towards the travel costs for people in Australia who are currently involved in RDA Working, Interest or Governance Groups and plan to make an active contribution at Plenary 10.
During the e-IRG Workshop November 2016 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Primeur Magazine talked Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General.
As an invited guest to the e-IRG Workshop Mark has taken on the role of establishing connections between e-IRG and RDA but also the research infrastructures as well. He sees data as a boundary object and area, and not as a barrier but as an interface for people to collaborate. Researchers are often working around shared data. This is a common interest across the ESFRI projects, e-IRG and RDA.