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Science Communication for Research Data – State of practice and future directions

13 FEB 2024

Group(s) submitting the application: 

Science communication for research data

Meeting objectives: 

This Interest Group focuses on raising awareness around the wider topic of science communication and particularly science communication for research data with the RDA community. 

This Plenary session aims to kick-off a discussion on the current state of practice in science communication for research data, help identify gaps and requirements, and shed light on the actors and stakeholders involved, their incentives and drivers. 

It also brings into the spotlight the efforts around professionalising the role of science communicators working with research data. 

Meeting agenda: 

Target Audience: 

Group chair serving as contact person: 

Timea Biro

Brief introduction describing the activities and scope of the group: 

The group has worked on scoping science communication within the RDA context at a few of the previous RDA Plenaries. A group charter has been drafted and will serve as a basis for planning the group short and longer term activities.

Short Group Status: 

In parallel with this application the IG Charter has been updated. The period leading up to the VP 22 in May2024 will be leveraged for the Charter community review and TAB review.

Type of Meeting: 

Working meeting

Avoid conflict with the following group (1): 

Global Open Research Commons IG

Avoid conflict with the following group (2): 

Professionalising Data Stewardship IG

Meeting presenters: 

Timea Biro (facilitator), Bahareh Heravi, Shanmugasundaram Venkataraman

Are you willing to host a second, repeat, session at a different time zone?: