With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, deadlines for session and poster submission are fast approaching and early bird registration is open (https://www.rd-alliance.org/rda-14th-plenary-registration).
In a recently published article in Science|Business titled “Open Science and Research Data – A View from Down Under,” Rosie Hicks, the head of the Australian Research Data Commons, shares her thoughts on open science, interoperability between Europe and Australia, and the influence of RDA. Read article.
The Open Science Graphs for FAIR Data Interest Group is a newly created RDA group. As with all new groups, the RDA community is encouraged to review the group’s Charter Statement and provide feedback by 18 July regarding its mission, objectives and desired outcomes. To post a comment, you must be logged in as an RDA member and submit your comments at the bottom of the Charter Statement page.
RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance, ran the second call for RDA Europe national nodes to expand its European network. Six new countries are joining forces to foster adoption of RDA outputs in the region.
RDA is seeking candidates for the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, to be held in October and November 2019. Nominations will be accepted until 15 September 2019. We encourage participation from RDA members at all stages of their careers.
The Wellcome Trust’s Open Research Fund supports researchers and other innovators to develop, pilot and evaluate innovative approaches that aim to make health research more open. The awards are open: submit a concept note by 15 June 2019!
Please note the short deadline of 13th June at NOON.
Full time, 16-month role with possibility of renewal
The Education and Outreach Manager is an important role at the DRI, having responsibility for the external presentation and communications of DRI, DRI publicity and advocacy, developing the DRI end-user base, and leading the skills and training programme for the benefit of our stakeholders and the wider Irish digital archiving community.
In an effort to support Open Science practices in the humanities, the ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group has drafted recommendations for humanities researchers working with data, and launched an open consultation. The open consultation closes on 15th July 2019.