RDA in the Press

04 Jun 2013

Research Data Alliance Launch: Opening Up Scientific Data

The EU is following the lead of the US and Australia in providing open access to scientific research. The head of Europe's Digital Agenda, EC Vice-President Neelie Kroes, has made clear that EU citizens will progressively be given open access to science research - results and data - that their taxes have funded.

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04 Jun 2013

EU Opens up Access to Scientific Research

Commissioner Neelie Kroes opened the Research Data Alliance (RDA) launch event on 18 March 2013 with a speech heralding “a new era of open science”. Commissioner Kroes welcomes the global approach embodied by the RDA and highlighted the need for interoperability, discoverability and an open approach.

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04 Jun 2013

Global Research Data Alliance launched

Commissioner Neelie Kroes opened the RDA launch event with a speech heralding “a new era of open science”. Commissioner Kroes welcomes the global approach embodied by the RDA and highlighted the need for interoperability, discoverability and an open approach.

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04 Jun 2013

Research Data Alliance Launch

The Sunlight Foundation blog reports on the launch of the Research Data Alliance (RDA), a major open data initiative and looking to facilitate scientific data sharing between institutions worldwide. The Research Data Alliance aims to accelerate and facilitate research data sharing and exchange. The work of the Research Data Alliance will primarily be undertaken through its working groups.

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04 Jun 2013

EU broadens access to scientific research

The Verge reports on the launch of the Research Data Alliance by Commissioner Kroes on 18 March 2013. The RDA is a cooperative model intended to help gather and share scientific data around the world. "Our society and our future are best served through science that is faster, better, and more open," Kroes said. "We are propelled by the same, inevitable currents of change.

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04 Jun 2013

Opening up Scientific Data

The European Commission is putting openness at the heart of European innovation and research. The Research Data Alliance is a global effort supported by the European Union's 7th Framework Program, the National Science Foundation in the US and the Australian government.

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04 Jun 2013

NSF Supports US Participation in the Launch of the Research Data Alliance

Many of the world's leading computational scientists across multiple disciplines will gather in Sweden March 18 to March 20 for the first plenary session of the new international Research Data Alliance (RDA)--an interdisciplinary organization whose goal is to accelerate data-driven innovation through research data sharing and exchange. Spearheaded by RDA leaders from the U.S.

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