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01 Jun 2020
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Raising FAIRness in health data and health research performing organisations (HRPOs) WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Bridget Walker
TAB Liaison: 
Dimitris Koureas

Adoption and application of the FAIR principles to research data has grown significantly in the few years that they have existed. They have been embraced in many quarters and have paved the way to creating a level playing field for data reuse. Nevertheless, they also pose challenges in some areas of research where reuse may not be an automatic right due to issues of confidentiality, privacy, commercial interests and sensitivities in general.

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28 Apr 2020
WG

FAIR for Research Software (FAIR4RS) WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers

One of the major challenges of data-driven research is to facilitate knowledge discovery by assisting humans and machines in their discovery of, access to, integration and analysis of data and their associated research objects, e.g., algorithms, software, and workflows. To address this, an initial effort to define a "DATA FAIRPORT" [1] began in 2014 at the Lorentz workshop and transitioned into developing a set of FAIR data Guiding Principles in 2016.

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27 Nov 2019
WG

CURE-FAIR WG

Status: 
Recognised & Endorsed
Secretariat Liaison: 
Stefanie Kethers
TAB Liaison: 
Jane Wyngaard

The goal of the working group is to establish standards-based guidelines for curating for reproducible and FAIR data and code (Wilkinson et al., 2016). Informed by an examination of current curation practices and their alignment with FAIR principles, these guidelines will offer a framework for implementing effective curation workflows for publishing FAIR data and code that support scientific reproducibility.

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