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27 Oct 2016

8th RDA Plenary: an early career perspectives

By Kisun Pokharel, RDA EU Early Career Grant Winner – University of Helsinki

I attended International Data forum (15.09.2016) and 8th plenary meeting of Research Data Alliance (RDA; 16.-17.09.2016) which were organized as part of International Data Week in Denver, USA. I would like to first thank RDA-EU for providing the early career award.

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20 Oct 2016

My Experience as a RDA US Data Share Fellow

I can truly say that my experience as a RDA US Data Share Fellow has been life-changing! I applied for the fellowship during my first year as an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington. The program’s stated commitment to early career development attracted me to it. I knew that I would need to take advantage of every possible opportunity for early career development because the demands of tenure at a research intensive university are tough; mentoring, networking, and collaboration are critical.

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18 Oct 2016

Why you should attend RDA plenaries!

By Tomasz Miksa - RDA EU Early Career Grant Winner– Vienna University of Technology

If you ever wondered what the RDA really is, whether you fit in there, and why would it make sense for you to participate in the plenary meeting, then you should keep on reading. In this blog post I will address these questions by discussing my experiences of the 8th RDA Plenary meeting in Denver.

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11 Oct 2016

Data in Denver

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Blog by Vicky Lucas, IEA Training and Development Manager

Last week, Denver was buzzing with the great and the good from the world of data intensive research; from particle physicists to paediatricians to publishers, all were there to discuss commonalities and challenges.

Here’s my perspective on some of the conference themes:

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