At the plenary in Berlin I have met many newcomers who were excited about the RDA, but did not really know in what way they could engage into its activities. Where to start and what to do apart from singing up to a mailing list? These were the most common questions.
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Originally published at https://openworking.wordpress.com/2018/02/04/data-sharing-is-it-all-abou...
By Marta Teperek, TU Delft
RDA Meeting Jonathan Mayes Blog Post
I am a doctor working for the NHS and an Honorary Clinical Fellow with the University of Edinburgh with research interests in intensive care and anaesthesia. Medical research is transitioning from being led by lab-based work to data science. I hope engaging with the RDA will lead me to be ahead of the curve, and become a future clinical-academic leader.
In his post on the Research Data Alliance(RDA) blog, Bas Cordewener invited readers to contribute to the “FAIR in practice” initiative carried out by Jisc. This project aims at exploring and highlighting the best FAIR practices in order to inform the wider research community on how to deal with FAIR principles.