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07 May 2019

Application Deadline is 10 May for AOSP School of Research Data Science and CODATA-RDA Data Schools Initiative

From 17-28 June 2019, a 10-day school is being organized by RDA, the African Open Science Platform (AOSP), the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS), CODATA, the International Centre of Theoretical Physics and the East African Institute for Fundamental Research, which will be conducted at Addis Ababa University to introduce participants to the skills of Research Data Science.

To apply to this school, you must submit your application by 10 May 2019.

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25 Apr 2019

RDA April Newsletter: Plenary 14, RDA in one Word, Adoption Updates and more

Taking place from 23-25 October in Helsinki, Finland at Dipoli at Aalto University, the RDA 14th Plenary will bring together data experts in research, industry and policy-making from all around the world and from all disciplines. Under the theme, Data Makes the Difference, the meeting will address the extensive potential of research data in improving decision making, tackling grand societal challenges, and engaging citizens in the creation of knowledge and betterment of society. The Plenary is co-hosted by Research Data Alliance Finland, CSC - IT Centre for Science, Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, and Finnish Meteorological Institute.

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12 Mar 2019

RDA Output Adoption Webinar Series: Outputs to Support Reproducible Health Research

RDA Regions have specific mandates to encourage and monitor further uptake of RDA outputs, through promotion of the value of the outputs themselves and the value gained by adoption. An effective communication campaign is therefore fundamental to promote the RDA recommendations and outputs to groups and organisations within and outside RDA and further stimulate test, adoption and implementation. With this aim in mind, the global RDA adoption team is developing a series of tailored calls aimed at training and outreach, with the first scheduled for March 22nd at 8am PDT/ 11am EDT/ 3pm UTC, which will be focused on RDA’s work in health research.

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