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30 Jun 2015

RDA Congratulates IASSIST on Successful Conference

Earlier this month, several members of the Research Data Alliance had the pleasure of attending and participating in the 41st IASSIST Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  With the theme “Bridging the Data Divide: Data in the International Context,” the conference provided an ideal venue for RDA members to exchange perspectives with attendees on numerous data-related challenges and trends as well as share recent accomplishments of the RDA.

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16 Jun 2015

Open Data Is Not Enough - ORD2015 keynote by Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General

Open Data Is Not Enough - Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General gives the keynote lecture at conference “Open Research Data: Implications for Science and Society”, Warsaw, Poland, May 28–29, 2015. The ORD2015 Conference was organised by the Open Science Platform — an initiative of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling at the University of Warsaw. 

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16 Jun 2015

Action Poll - tools for working with research data

This short, anonymous poll, targeted at researchers, aims to characterize the range of research data management tools that are used across domains and regions. It is being conducted by Research Data Alliance (RDA) Long Tail of Research Data Interest Group.

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13 Jun 2015

Showcase your data solutions to a global audience @ RDA 6th Plenary Experimentation Day

The experimentation day, to be held during Research Data Alliance Plenary 6 on 24 September 2015, is dedicated to foster connection/interaction between RDA members and startups, SMEs and large companies to promote enterprise engagement in RDA. With around 70% of RDA members coming from academic organizations, attracting more enterprise involvement in the data ecosystem is key for future development of the Alliance.

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15 May 2015

RDA Member Call to Action: Consultation on the future directions of RDA

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) is a volunteer organization and it is vital that RDA is able to harness the power of its members to achieve its goals of building social and technical bridges for data sharing as well as to sustain a well-coordinated outcome-driven organization. The purpose of this survey is to engage members of RDA in developing future directions.  

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08 May 2015

RDA Membership Demonstrates Commitment to Data Access and Preservation at RDAP 2015

In April, the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) hosted the 2015 Research Data Access and Preservation Summit (RDAP15) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Attended by practitioners and researchers, including many members of the Research Data Alliance (RDA), the summit enabled cross-discipline collaboration across multiple organizations to solve research data management issues. 

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