RDA in the Press

11 Dec 2015

Datami: RDA Announces Seventh Plenary Meeting

RDA Europe is running two programmes to facilitate participation of 20 European RDA members to attend the 7th RDA Plenary meeting in Toyko, Japan. 10 RDA Early Career Researchers & Scientists working on data and 10 active RDA members are sought.

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01 Oct 2014

Sharing research data for the benefit of all society

Last week, iSGTW attended the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Fourth Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The RDA, which is supported by funding bodies from Australia, Europe, and the US, seeks to build social and technical bridges in order to facilitate better sharing of research data.

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14 Aug 2014

Laying the Foundations for Better Sharing of Research Data

This September, the RDA will be hosting its Fourth Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ahead of the event, iSGTW spoke to Gary Berg-Cross, general secretary of the Spatial Ontology Community of Practice and a member of the US advisory committee for RDA. Berg-Cross is also co-chair of the RDA working group on data foundation and terminology.

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04 Jun 2013

Science|Business webcast: Smarter Data for Europe

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, talks about the role that big data applications and e-infrastructures play in stimulating a new wave of economic and social progress. Both the public and private sector need to play a leadership role in making sure that data works harder for us, in healthcare, energy and many other domains.

The launch of Research Data Alliance is a key initiative to realize the benefits of big data.

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04 Jun 2013

EC Communication: The economic and social benefits of big data

“We have set up the Research Data Alliance, so scientific data infrastructure can be fully interoperable, and so sharing data becomes even simpler”, Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda, speaking of the economic and social benefits of big data.

Read the full press release published on 23 May 2013 here.

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