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26 Jul 2019

RDA 15th Plenary in Melbourne, CODATA Science Journal RDA Special Collection, RDA & COAR Collaboration, P14 Highlights & more: the July Newsletter is out!

RDA's 15th Plenary Meeting is officially announced, taking place from 18 - 20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. As part of the Australian tour, Hilary Hanahoe will be giving a Webinar on 7 August at 12 noon AEST. In this release, you will also read about the launch of Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment and about the newly established collaboration with the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR). The CODATA Science Journal RDA Special collection is gathering research results from RDA Working and Interest Groups. Four Recommendations and Outputs are currently open for Community Review. And much more: happy reading!

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24 Jul 2019

Learn how RDA can Help you with your Data Management Plan - 31 July Webinar

In an effort to educate data professionals about the value of adopting RDA Recommendations and Outputs within their work, RDA is holding a series of webinars over the upcoming months. This webinar, scheduled for 31 July, will focus specifically on RDA groups and outputs related to Data Management Plans.

Attendees will have the opportunity to converse directly with the group chairs who have led the development of these outputs.

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12 Jun 2019

RDA June Newsletter: Requests for Comments, Call for TAB Nominations, Plenary 14 and more

RDA is seeking candidates for the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, to be held in October and November 2019. The call for the RDA community to comment on the documents open for review, the call for papers for the CODATA Research Data Alliance Results Special Collection, new adoption stories of RDA Outputs and upcoming events and workshop: all this and much more featured in this month's newsletter!

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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.

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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.


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15 May 2019

RDA Plenary 14th in Finland: Registration is Open and other Details!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee. The draft programme is available here

Registration is now open: check registration costs and important dates and reserve your seat!

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