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This is a working area dedicated to the RDA activities, updates and events in UK.

 

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Events

 

Adoption Stories (UK)

 

Node Highlights

  • The RDA UK node has built on an established and engaged membership, seeing 40% community growth since March 2018 to July 2020 (March 2018 - 674 members. 30 September 2020 – 944 members).
  • The UK node has engaged with organisations/projects such as EOSC, OpenAIRE, FAIRSharing, FREYA, UKRI, Royal Society, Wellcome Trust, and the British Library. There have been three successful, well attended workshops  - an introduction to the node, a joint workshop with FREYA on Persistent Identifiers, and a joint workshop with OpenAIRE on open science and EOSC.
  • Four adoption stories have been submitted by UK members.
  • There have been discussions between UKRI and Jisc on the coordination of UK International Open Science Activities between UKRI, Jisc and the Royal Society related to EU and global activities in RDA, CODATA, WDS, OECD, etc.
  • Jisc and UKRI-STFC have promoted the work of the RDA UK and are currently working with the DCC on the planning and preparation for Plenary 17, which should highlight the contribution of UK members to RDA international activities.
  • There are seven UK participations in high profile RDA roles.
  • Juan Bicarregui  has participated in Organisational Assembly and Organisational Advisory Board meetings, and represented RDA on the EOSC Executive Board.

 

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Posts

26
October
2020

RDA Virtual Plenary 16 - Register Now / Spread the Word!!

by Bridget Walker

Dear RDA in the United Kingdom members   The RDA Virtual Plenary 16 begins on Monday 9th November 2020!!  
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22
October
2020

RDA UK Newsletter - October 2020

by Christopher Brown

Dear RDA UK members, Welcome to the latest newsletter from the RDA UK node. In this email you'll find the latest news and updates from the project, including the following: * RDA UK update * Plenary 16 in Costa Rica * Plenary 17 in Edinburgh * UK adoption stories Regards, Christopher Brown (Jisc) and Juan Bicarregui (UKRI-STFC) RDA UK Node Newsletter - October 2020 RDA UK update
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05
August
2020

RE: [rda-uk] RDA Europe National Nodes Community Survey 2020

by Iseult Lynch

Thank you for your email. I am on annual leave until 10th August and will reply to your email after that. For urgent issues please contact Cristiana Gheorghe on ***@***.*** . Professor Iseult Lynch Chair in Environmental Nanoscience School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT Birmingham, United Kingdom Tel: 0044 (0)121 414 5532 Twitter: @iseult5 The contents of this e-mail may be privileged and are confidential. It may
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05
August
2020

RDA Europe National Nodes Community Survey 2020

by Christopher Brown

Dear All, RDA Europe National Nodes Community Survey 2020 RDA Europe is running a short survey to collect feedback on the activities of the national nodes. Your input will help node coordinators support their communities and assist in planning future national activities. The survey closes on 4 September 2020 and should take 3-5 minutes to complete. You can either log in to complete it, or fill it in anonymously.
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15
June
2020

RDA UK Node update - adoption week

by Christopher Brown

Dear All, Welcome to the latest news and update from the UK node. ------------------------------------------------------------- RDA Global Adoption Week, 15-19 June 2020 As you may already be aware, this week, 15-19 June 2020, is 'RDA Global Adoption Week'.
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14
May
2020

Joint RDA UK / OpenAIRE workshop - slides and recording

by Christopher Brown

Dear All, The third and virtual workshop of the RDA UK node was run jointly with OpenAIRE on the theme of "building bridges across Open Science in the UK". The slides are now available to download from the event page. I've also included the links to each presentation in the agenda below. The video recording of the workshop is available on the Research Data Alliance EU YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGpSCQTEYfU. Agenda and links to slides Welcome - Christopher Brown (Jisc) Slides
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28
April
2020

Joint RDA UK / OpenAIRE workshop - 6 May 13:30-16:30 BST

by Christopher Brown

Dear All, As mentioned in the last newsletter, the third and final workshop of the RDA UK node is being run jointly with OpenAIRE and is on Wednesday 6th May, from 13:30 to 16:30 BST. The theme is "building bridges across open science in the UK" and will cover RDA and OpenAIRE activities in open science, in particular in the areas of training, FAIR data, and certification. There will be time for questions and discussion after each topic's presentation.
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08
April
2020

RDA Virtual Plenary - Virtual Tea/Coffee Break **9 April**

by Christopher Brown

Dear All, Members of this list might be interested in joining one of these informal meetings tomorrow (9 April). RDA Virtual Tea/Coffee break: Meet other RDA members for an informal chat RDA Plenaries bring together people from a wide variety of backgrounds, communities, and countries, and many of the most valuable interactions happen during the coffee breaks. For this Virtual Plenary, let's have a virtual coffee break in Zoom to meet other RDA members, have a chat, ask questions, find out what others are doing - and bring your own coffee (or tea)!
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03
April
2020

RDA UK Node Newsletter – April 2020

by Christopher Brown

Dear RDA UK members, Welcome to the latest newsletter from the RDA UK node. In this email you’ll find the latest news and updates from the project, including the following: * Third (*virtual*) UK workshop in May * RDA COVID-19 Working Group - Urgent Call for Expert Contributions * Virtual Plenary 15 (replacing the cancelled Plenary 15 in Australia) * Plenary 17 in Edinburgh * IDCC20 RDA Europe National nodes workshop * The latest UK adoption stories
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18
October
2019

RDA UK Node Newsletter – October 2019

by Christopher Brown

Dear RDA UK members, Welcome to the second newsletter from the RDA UK node. This edition contains an update on recent and upcoming activities and events. Although you might have already seen some of this information from other RDA channels, we hope that you find it useful. If you have any comments or ideas for future newsletters please let us know (contact details are at the end). RDA UK Node Newsletter – October 2019 Second RDA UK Workshop
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