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09 Sep 2020 UTC

What is RDA and Why Should I Attend Virtual Plenary 16?

09 Sep 2020 - 01:00 to 02:00 UTC

When: 5:00 - 6:00 PM UTC

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is an international organization working to develop infrastructure and best practices to drive data sharing and data-driven innovation. The 16th RDA Plenary Meeting was originally planned to take place in Costa Rica, but due to the pandemic, will instead be a virtual event (VP16), taking place 9-12 November 2020.  Join us in this webinar to learn more about RDA and why you should attend VP16.    

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07 Aug 2020 UTC

Understanding the Impact of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines on Data Sharing

07 Aug 2020 - 03:00 to 04:30 UTC

RDA-US office


Featured speakers include:

  • Leslie Borrelli McIntosh
  • Stephanie Russo Carroll (Indigenous Peoples)
    Native Nations Institute
  • Dawei Lin (Clinical)
    National Institute of Health
  • Natalie Meyers (Omics)
    University of Notre Dame
  • Daniel Mietchen (Community Practice)
    University of Virginia
  • Amy Pienta (Social Sciences)

Under public health emergencies, and particularly the COVID19 pandemic, it is fundamental that data is shared in both a timely and an accurate manner. It is imperative, now more than ever, coupled with the harmonisation of the many diverse data infrastructures, to share preliminary data and results early and often. It is clear that open research data is a key component to pandemic preparedness and response.

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05 Jul 2020 UTC

FAIR in HL7: New Standards for Supporting Health Research

05 Jul 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00 UTC

When:  5 July 2020, 16:00-17:00 CET


This EFMI MIE2020 workshop is co-organized by the RDA Reproducible Health Data Services WG, HL7 Europe and SAS coordinator of the FAIR4Health project.  The webinar aims to present and review the HL7 exploratory project scope statement on HL7 FHIR ways to deliver FAIR health data sets. The work will take into account FAIRness indicators under the FAIR maturity model developed by RDA.


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25 Jun 2020 UTC

RDA for the Social Sciences and Humanities - Insights from the RDA Europe domain Ambassadors

25 Jun 2020 - 15:30 UTC

RDA Europe Ambassadors programme 



View below the recording of the RDA Europe Ambassadors webinar held on the 25 June 2020 at 15:30 CEST. Ricarda Braukmann and Rene van Horik, RDA Europe Ambassadors for the Social Sciences and Humanities discussed the value of the Research Data Alliance for the SSH and how to best navigate the opportunities offered by this global data community. Ricarda and Rene talked about the SSH related activities under the RDA umbrella covering relevant working and interest groups and the topical Recommendations & Outputs. 


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