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So, you are a data scientist. You can sometimes get obsessed with your research and dream about how much better everything could work if data were open, accessible and interoperable... Let’s face it: you are a data enthusiast, at the start of your career.
RDA Europe is offering travel support to Early Career European Researchers & Scientists working with Data to attend the 10th RDA Plenary meeting, in Montrèal, Canada, 19-21 September 2017.
The Switchboard software - the implementation of the DDRI WG recommendation - now has a new capability to exchange data with the VIVO platform. The Switchboard software has enabled the DDRI partners to create a network of scholarly works that link research data to publications, researchers, grants and other data collections across research repositories.
CODATA 2017 Conference, 'Global Challenges and Data-Driven Science': Submission and Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to 28 July
On 21 June 2017, the European Commission set-up the new High Level Expert Group European Open Science Cloud. Its mission is to advise the Commission on the measures needed to implement the European Open Science Cloud.
The new group, chaired by Silvana Muscella (Trust-IT Services), is composed of ten high-level experts from different European countries and two third-countries (Australia and US). Together, they have a complementary set of expertise related to various key aspects of the set-up of scientific data clouds, including standardisation, certification, procurement, delivery of federated services, business models, management, governance and funding of national and European research data infrastructures and e-Infrastructures.
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RDA plenaries gather top-class scientists, researchers, practitioners and policy makers all contributing to the vision of a future where research data is openly shared and facilitates progress by enabling better, faster and cross-domain research.
Taking place 19-21 September 2017 in Montrèal, Canada under the theme “Better Data, Better Decisions”, the 10th RDA Plenary welcomes both applications for RDA group breakout sessions as well as co-located events.
To increase Australian engagement with the Research Data Alliance, the Australian National Data Service (ANDS) would like to offer a contribution of AUD $2,000 towards the travel costs for people in Australia who are currently involved in RDA Working, Interest or Governance Groups and plan to make an active contribution at Plenary 10.
The Arctic Data Center is pleased to announce that a call for applications to the summer Data Science Training for Arctic Researchers is now open.