RDA Europe 12th Plenary - Early Careers and Experts Grant winners

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02 March 2018 3577 reads

RDA Europe continues its series of support programmes for data researchers and practitioners and is offering financial support to  facilitate participation of 8 Early Career Researchers and 6 Expert members to the 12th RDA Plenary meeting in Botswana.

The second edition of International Data Week (IDW 2018) will be held on 5-8 November 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana bringing together data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from all parts of the globe. Co-organized by the ICSU World Data System (WDS), the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and the Research Data Alliance (RDA), this landmark event will address the theme of ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’ and will combine the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting, the biannual meeting of the research data community, and SciDataCon 2018, the scientific conference addressing the frontiers of data in research.

RDA Europe has run two Open Calls for grant applications - Meet our grant winners below: 

Early Careers Researchers and Scientists working with Data

 Rossella Aversa -- CNR-IOM Istituto di Officina dei Materiali
Maja Dolinar -- University of Ljubljana
João Rocha de Silva -- INESC TEC
​​​​​​​ Laura Rothfritz -- University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam
​​​​​​​ Ana Slavec -- InnoRenew CoE Renewable Materials and Healthy Environments Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence
​​​​​​​ Dorothea Strecker -- Humboldt University Berlin
​​​​​​​ Martina Trognitz -- University of Heidelberg / Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
​​​​​​​ Yasemin Turkyilmaz-van der Velden -- Erasmus University Medical Center


Data Experts 

​​​​​​​ Ian Bruno -- Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
​​​​​​​ Justin Buck -- British Oceanographic Data Centre
​​​​​​​ Caterina Caracciolo -- Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
​​​​​​​ Tomasz Miksa -- TU Wien
​​​​​​​ Fiona Murphy -- Murphy Mitchell Consulting Ltd
​​​​​​​ Hugh Shanahan -- Royal Holloway, University of London