The Brokering Framework Working Group held its inaugural meeting at the 9th Plenary in Barcelona (5-7 April), after having been endorsed by RDA.
The RDA Metadata Standards Catalog and the standard canonical set of metadata elements - take-aways from the RDA 9th Plenary Joint meeting of the WG Metadata Standards Catalog, IG Metadata and IG Data in Context
The joint meeting of the Metadata Groups focused on two main areas: the Metadata Standards Catalog and the activity to develop a standard canonical set of metadata elements.
As we are in an age of “data deluge”, private and public institutions and research communities need to tackle the high demand of data-intensive science. The potential of sharing data is incredibly high and indeed can completely revolutionise the way researchers work.
The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) has produced a new document titled "Evaluation of e-Infrastructures and the development of related Key Performance Indicators". The objective of this e-IRG document is to provide an initial framework for evaluation and assessment of regional, national and European e-Infrastructures and to develop a categorisation of KPIs for key areas/components and other cost-related information, basically for the funder and policy level.
The U.S. region of RDA is ready to go from “start up” to sustainable, and is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who can take RDA/US from its current successful state to the next generation of the organization -- “RDA/US 2.0”. The RDA/US ED will work with the RDA/US Chair and professional team, RDA/US community, and larger RDA membership and stakeholders to help lead this transformation. The ideal candidate will have experience with collaboration and partnership within the academic, public, non-profit private, and for-profit private sectors.
RDA EU - ENVRI Summer School on Data Management and Data Science - 12-16 June 2017 Helsinki/Espoo, Finland
Learn how to do FAIR compliant professional Data Management.
Experience and practice with the latest software to manage and analyse data.
On the 3 April 2017 14:30 CEST, the awards ceremony for the successful contractors moving to the Prototype Phase of the Helix Nebula Science Cloud Pre-Commercial Procurement is taking place at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland.
From 3-7 July 2017, EUDAT is organizing a Summer School, set in the stunning landscapes of Heraklion, Crete, and kindly hosted by FORTH, to introduce early-career researchers to the principles and tools needed for careers in data intensive science and data management.
Deadline Extended to March 15!
BioSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards & databases in life sciences WG is coming to the end of its 18 month life cycle at the 9th Plenary Meeting in Barcelona.