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We are delighted to announce that registration for RDA VP17 is now open. 

Please note, there are emails being circulated to our members that appear to be sent from RDA which request support/donations. These emails are not from RDA, and the actual email address sending these messages is not affiliated with RDA in any way. If you receive an email of this nature, do not open it. We are working with our technicians to further investigate the issue. Thank you.

CUGH 2021 Virtual Session: The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of generating rigorous evidence for decision-making. To bring equity, the global health research community needs to find ways to unite and generate actionable insights from data. This interactive session will explore how collaborations and strategic partnerships can harness the power of data to tackle the most devastating health issues.

The RDA is looking for Technical Experts to document RDA Recommendations for implementation in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). If you are an active member of an RDA Working Group, have contributed to the development of an endorsed RDA Recommendation and have the expertise to translate the output into a technical document or manual, please consult the call and apply here.

Deadline 1st March 2021 CET 17:00.

RDA members Daniel Katz, PhD, of the US National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Sandra Gesing, PhD of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Center for Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame, have been invited to participate in this panel discussion organized by The Xpert Network.  

This online school - using the curriculum of the CODATA-RDA Schools for Research Data Science - provides early career African researchers (M-level to postdoc) and professionals with the foundational data science skills, which include technical skills and responsible research practices, to enable them to work with their data in an effective and efficient manner required by 21st century research.

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is hosting a series of webinars describing Brazil’s Amazon monitoring system, the tools used and the recent technological advances by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE). 

The webinars will address the following topics:

Date: 04 February 2021 – 12:00 to 13:30 GMT

FAIRsFAIR invites researchers to a presentation of the essential techniques to adopt in making data FAIR.

Join the GO FAIR US team on Thursday February 18th at 12 pm PST/3 pm EST for an interactive webinar where you can share your FAIR-related WIPs (Works in Progress) or CHIPs (Challenges in Progress) and receive feedback from community members. This webinar is structured to map the landscape of current work and challenges within the FAIR community.  For more details, click here: https://gofair.us/events/2021-02-18-wips-chips-webinar.html.

The Good Clinical Practice Alliance and the Multi Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard are presenting a webinar on ‘The Role of Ethics Review in Preparedness and Response During a Public Health Emergency.’ The event will be led Dr. Katherine Littler, Co-lead, Global Health Ethics Team, World Health Organization on Thursday, 4 February, from 13:00 to 14:30 UTC. No registration is necessary - join the session atL https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84648606578?pwd=WEJsUnlkVld4K29TaFlhcGp1SEtZdz09&from=addon Passcode: 123