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28 Oct 2016

Open data without barriers

Open data access and open science in general is a big gain of the data revolution. In modern sciences the accessibility and sharing of data is necessity but often is challenging especially in disciplines where the data include sensitive information and are protected by laws and regulations.

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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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