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10 Mar 2015

Developing infrastructure for data sharing around the world

NSF-supported organization coordinates US participation in global data-sharing and infrastructure-building effort. How can we support agricultural productivity around the world? How can we develop public health models that leverage social data, health data and environmental data? What are best practices to ensure the stewardship of research data today and tomorrow?

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25 Feb 2015

Over 220 attending Adoption Day in San Diego

With over 330 people attending Plenary 5 in San Diego, more than 220 of them will attend the Adoption Day activities at San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC) on Sunday 8th March. The Research Data Alliance rises to many of today's data challenges providing concrete solutions to overcome some of the many barriers to data sharing and re-use. In less than 2 years since its launch RDA has already published first tangible outputs all aiming to increase inter-operability, reproducibility, trust and ultimately to provide growth & employment opportunities by making data re-use less expensive.

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24 Feb 2015

Professor Francine Berman: Making an Impact in Data and STEM

Dr. Francine Berman, RDA Council Co-Chair: recognized for her pioneering work in supercomputing and data preservation. Over the last year alone, Berman was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, co-chair of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Committee for the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate, chair of the board of trustees of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and a member of the board of directors of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. In January 2015, she was appointed to the board of trustees of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Research Data Alliance/US Call for Fellows
18 Feb 2015

Research Data Alliance/US Call for Fellows

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) invites applications for its newly redesigned fellowship program. The program’s goal is to engage early career researchers in the US in Research Data Alliance (RDA), a dynamic and young global organization that seeks to eliminate the technical and social barriers to research data sharing.

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16 Feb 2015

European Commission survey in the global context of Earth observation

EU recently launched a public consultation on possible actions in relation to global coordination of Earth observations via the Group on Earth Observation (GEO).

EU aim is to provide the state of play regarding the implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) by the Group on Earth Observations during the last ten years.

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