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23 Jun 2020

RDA Business Updates Newsletter - June 2020 Edition

It has been a while since we have issued an update on the "Business of RDA”, with a specific focus on the operational and governance plans and activities of RDA Global (represented by the RDA Foundation), but that does not mean that we have not been busy. I am delighted to give you a few updates on the happenings over the past months. There are many things to be grateful for, one of them being, the amazing, vibrant and passionate community that you are. This has been very evident via the many activities that have been conducted, for example, adoption week, the virtual plenary sessions. webinars, on-line group events and, of coures, the RDA community response to COVID-19.

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22 Jun 2020

June Newsletter: RDA P16 Call for Sessions, Final Publication of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines, TRUST Principles and more

In this issue we officially open the Call for Sessions for Virtual Plenary 16 (VP16)! We are unable to confirm a face-to-face plenary will take place in Costa Rica due to COVID-19 concerns.  Instead, a virtual plenary (VP16) is scheduled to take place from 9-13 November 2020. In this issue we also talk about RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing , RDA Adoption week outcomes, the TRUST Principles for digital repositories and more. Enjoy the reading!

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18 Jun 2020

Call for Sessions Now Open for Virtual Plenary 16

Hello RDA Community.  It is that time again! We are excited to open the Call for Sessions for Virtual Plenary 16 (VP16).

As announced in prior weeks, we are unable to confirm a face-to-face plenary will take place in Costa Rica due to COVID-19 concerns.  Instead, a virtual plenary (VP16) is scheduled to take place from 9-13 November 2020.

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15 Jun 2020

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09 Jun 2020

RDA Global Adoption Week - 15 to 19 June 2020

The adoption session, originally planned for Plenary 15, is now turning into a global adoption week scheduled from 15 to 19 June 2020. The aim remains to demonstrate the wide variety of adoptable and adopted solutions to data sharing challenges that people in the field encounter in their daily jobs.

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29 May 2020

RDA Releases 5th Final Draft of COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations

The Global Research Data Alliance community response to the global COVID-19 pandemic Data drives rapid response and informed decision making during public health emergencies. There is a need for timely and accurate collection, reporting and sharing of data with the research community, public health practitioners, clinicians and policy makers. Accurate and rapid availability of data will inform assessment of the severity, spread and impact of a pandemic to implement efficient and effective response strategies.

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27 May 2020

May Newsletter: 5th Final Draft Release of RDA COVID-19 Recommendations, TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories, Adoption Week & more

This issue opens with the Research Data Alliance the 5th Final Draft Release of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines. We then guide you through RDA Adoption stories through a series of articles and a full RDA Adoption week on 15-19 June. The "TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories", an RDA communit effort recently published in Nature Research’s Scientific Data, are presented for endorsement together with a report on RDA contribution to the EOSC. 

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19 May 2020

The TRUST Principles - An RDA Community Effort

An RDA community effort has led to the development and publication, in Nature Research’s Scientific Data, of the article, “The TRUST Principles for digital repositories”. These principles offer guidance for maintaining the trustworthiness of digital repositories, especially those responsible for the stewardship of research data.

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30 Apr 2020

April Newsletter: 2nd Release of COVID-19 Recommendations, Plenary Announcements, Staying Engaged with RDA and more!!!

RDA COVID-19 Working Group Recommendations and Guidelines: 2nd Release Published

During the week since the first release we have seen the addition of two cross-cutting COVID-19 sub-groups focusing on Legal and Ethical aspects and Software. The seven sub-groups have kept up their relentless pace and the main updates in this version, with respect to the 1st release on the 24 April 2020, include:

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