RDA Newsletter

rd-alliance.org newsletter categories.

10 Jun 2019

Call for Nominations for the 2019 RDA Technical Advisory Board

RDA is seeking candidates for the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, to be held in October and November 2019.  TAB Terms are for three (3) years. We encourage participation from RDA members at all stages of their careers. Please note that current members of RDA’s Council, Secretariat, and Organizational Advisory Board are not eligible for TAB membership. 

Nominations will be accepted until 23:59 UTC on 15 September 2019. See below for more detail.

continue reading

04 Jun 2019

RDA Helps Earth And Space Science Take A Big Leap Forward

Please take some time to read this recent blog post, written by Mark Parsons, RDA member/Group Chair and former RDA Secretary General, regarding the success of the Enabling FAIR Data project and this week's commentary featured in Nature International Journal of Science.


continue reading

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.

continue reading

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.

continue reading