RDA is an international volunteer member-based organisation and as such encourages the initiative and support of its members across the globe to animate their community on a national level. RDA Europe national node are part of the RDA Europe support programme whose aim is to interact with researchers and innovators in the local language, offering them a platform for exchange of information pertinent to the RDA and their activities and in strict compliance with RDA's guiding principles of Openness, Transparency, Consensus-based, Community driven, Harmonisation and Non-profit. The national pages should not be interpreted as an official representation of the Research Data Alliance in any country or any organisation unless this is specifically stated.

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Europe National Node

Group details

Node Coordinators: 
 

This is a working area dedicated to the RDA activities, updates and events in UK.

 

Feel free to register by clicking on the Join link on the right. You will be automatically subscribed to the group mailinglist and will receive all RDA UK updates. 

 

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Future Activities

  • (Date TBC) Third and final workshop
  • (Date TBC) Second webinar

Past Activities

  • 16 July 2019: Second Workshop - Joint RDA-UK/FREYA workshop on Persistent Identifiers hosted by the Wellcome Trust
  • 18 January 2019: First workshop introducing the UK node
  • 12 December 2018: Launch webinar for the UK node

 

Node starter kit
RDA Europe Node programme materials
RDA general materials


Recent Activity

24 Jul 2019

Save the Date - PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

Please save the date for the next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting in Madrid, May 19-21, 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to some of the city’s main libraries and archives. Like last year, this PASIG will offer bi-lingual translation services in English and Spanish

 

24 Jul 2019

Save the Date - PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

Please save the date for the next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting in Madrid, May 19-21, 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to some of the city’s main libraries and archives. Like last year, this PASIG will offer bi-lingual translation services in English and Spanish

24 Jul 2019

Save the Date - PASIG Madrid, May 19-21, 2020

Please save the date for the next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting in Madrid, May 19-21, 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with colleagues in Conde Duque, which is the most important cultural center in Madrid and home to some of the city’s main libraries and archives. Like last year, this PASIG will offer bi-lingual translation services in English and Spanish

16 Jul 2019

Joint RDA UK and FREYA workshop

 

A reminder that the second RDA UK workshop will be held at the Wellcome Trust (215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE) on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

 

This is a free, one day workshop (kindly hosted by the Wellcome Trust), run jointly between the RDA UK node and the FREYA project.

 

The event is focussed on Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) with the following mix of presentations and breakout groups:

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11 Jun 2019

RDA-UK node / FREYA Workshop 16 July 2019

Dear All,
The second RDA-UK workshop will be held at the Wellcome Trust (215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE) on Tuesday 16 July 2019.
This is a free, one day workshop (10:00-16:30), kindly hosted by the Wellcome Trust, run jointly between the RDA-UK node and the FREYA project. Please note that registration is required.
The event is focussed on Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) with sessions on RDA group activities around PIDs, the PID landscape, PID provider plans, use cases and PID solutions. The format will be a mix of presentations and breakout groups.

22 May 2019

Second RDA-UK workshop - 16 July **save the date**

Dear All,
The second RDA-UK workshop will be held at the Wellcome Trust (215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE) on Tuesday 16 July 2019.
This will be a free, whole day workshop, kindly hosted by Wellcome, run jointly between the RDA-UK node and the FREYA project. It will be focussed on Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) with sessions on RDA group activities around PIDs, the PID landscape, PID provider plans, use cases and PID solutions. The format will be a mix of presentations and breakout groups.

20 May 2019

Call for RDA Europe Ambassadors extended until 27 May 17:00 CEST

Dear All,
**Apologies if you have seen this already**
RDA EU Ambassadors deadline extended: Submit your application for the grants by 27 May 17:00 CEST
The RDA EU programme offers six grants of a maximum of €7,000, targeting recognised domain experts and skilled communicators, serving as conduits between the Research Data Alliance and the wider domain specific data communities.

15 May 2019

FAIRsharing news: WG output is now an RDA recommendation

Dear RDA UK colleagues,
On behalf of my co-chairs and I, it is with great pleasure that I am able to announce that the FAIRsharing joint RDA/Force11 WG output has been fully recommended by the RDA.
The output from this WG is now among the 12 RDA “flagship” Outputs (full list at: https://tinyurl.com/RDArecommendations), which are the official, endorsed results of the groups, substantiated by community adoption and use.

19 Mar 2019

RDA UK Node Newsletter – March 2019

Dear RDA UK members,
Welcome to the first newsletter from the RDA UK node. We plan to communicate work and activities that are relevant to UK members via a regular newsletter. Although you might have already seen this information from other RDA channels, we hope that you find this summary useful. If you have any comments or ideas for future newsletters please let us know (contact details are at the end).
RDA UK Node Newsletter – March 2019
First RDA UK node Workshop