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25 Nov 2016

Visit to FAO as the first award of RDA Wheat Datathon

By Dimitris Gavrilis - ATHENA Research Centre, Fotis Karayannis-ATHENA Research Centre,  Giota Koltsida - ATHENA Research Centre,  Eleni Petra- ATHENA Research Centre, Tilemachos Koliopoulos - Technological Educational Institute of Athens,  Anton Ellenbroek FAO

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24 Nov 2016

WDS and DSA Announce Unified Requirements for Core Certification of Trustworthy Data Repositories developed through the RDA DSA–WDS partnership Working Group

The ICSU World Data System (WDS) and the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) Board are pleased to announce the availability of their unified Requirements for Core Trustworthy Data Repository certification. A unified catalogue of requirements was developed through a DSA–WDS partnership Working Group within the Research Data Alliance (RDA). The group built on inherent complementarity between the criteria previously established by the two organizations to harmonize unified and universal requirements reflecting the core characteristics of trustworthy data repositories.

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24 Nov 2016

Setting priorities for global research data sharing at the Research Data Alliance 9th Plenary Meeting, 5-7 april 2017, Barcelona, Spain

Is there a topic that you feel should be a priority for the global research data sharing agenda? Make sure you submit an application for a “Birds of a Feather” session exploring emerging data sharing topics and new potential working or interest group themes. This is the first step for putting your data challenge on the global research data sharing agenda.

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01 Nov 2016

RDA, Geoscience and Member Engagement

Geosciences is one of the many fields where RDA members are impactful, from progress within working and interest groups to engaging with the non-RDA community through involvement with other national and international organizations, as well as working with other interested individuals.

At this time, here are just some of the following RDA groups that have a connection with the geology discipline:

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Going global with 23 Things for Research Data Management
29 Oct 2016

Going global with 23 Things for Research Data Management

23 Things is a recognised training concept that supports flexible, self-paced learning. In 2015, a version of the program called ‘23 Things: Libraries for Research Data’ was launched by the RDA’s Libraries for Research Data Interest Group. The resulting resource is presented as a two-page handout that groups 23 free, online resources to help librarians get involved in research data management into 10 categories.

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24 Oct 2016

New RDA Recommendations, developments from the RDA Working and Interest groups and much more – Join the Webinar on highlights from the Denver Plenary meeting! October 27, 14:00 CET

From September 11-17, 2016, more than 800 data professionals and researchers from all disciplines and from across the globe convened in Denver, Colorado for International Data Week (IDW). The theme of this landmark event was ‘From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution’.

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