RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance, has recently established a network of national nodes to foster adoption of RDA outputs in the region, and thereby enable interoperability and data sharing on a global scale. This is the first in a series of three calls for proposals to become a new RDA Europe node. Further calls will be published in early and late 2019. Funding will be assigned via a cascading grants mechanism.
The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School will take place on 6-17 August 2018 in Trieste, Italy. Apply here! Deadline 21/05/2018
The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Advanced Workshops this year cover the following topics:
The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) has teamed up with the University of Melbourne to take the 14th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) to Australia.
An initial group of European organisations have been funded as RDA nodes to support improved effective national research systems, with the final aim of fostering an open European labour market for researchers, thus facilitating mobility, supporting training and ensuring attractive careers.
The Royal Irish Academy is seeking applications to fill the position of Project Manager at the Digital Repository of Ireland. This specific purpose contract is expected to last for two and a half years.
In December 2017, the RDA Council Nominations Committee issued a call for nominations for three open Council positions. In response to this call, several RDA members were nominated for consideration by the RDA community. The Nominations Committee reviewed these nominations and presented a slate of candidates to the RDA Community in March 2018. Read more>>
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) launched in 2013, and the Outputs of the RDA community are driving changes all over the data landscape. However, there is much more that can be done to support greater impact from RDA Outputs (by which we mean both Recommendations, produced by RDA Working Groups, and Supporting Outputs, produced by RDA Working or Interest Groups).
The RDA 11th Plenary will be held in Berlin, 21 to 23 March 2018, gathering leading data scientists and practitioners, policy makers and private sector representatives.