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01 Apr 2021

March Newsletter - VP17 is Two Weeks Away, Remembering Dr. Peter Fox, RDA Recommendation News, IDW Developments and more!

RDA's March Newsletter is now available.  Articles include:

  • Virtual Plenary 17 Updates including programme details, social event information and Plenary Pathway announcement
  • Newcomers Sessions reminders
  • Tribute to Dr. Peter Fox
  • Group Updates (including a new Group Policy and a reminder about Community Review opportunity)
  • Organisational and TAB Member Spotlights
  • WDS Transition News
  • Update from the RDA Financial Sustainability Task force
  • Update from the Data Together Initiative and TRUST Principles
  • RDA COVID-19 Zotero Library update
  • IDW Updates
  • Upcoming events

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Remembering Dr. Peter Fox - A titan in the Earth science informatics community, a Former RDA TAB member
29 Mar 2021

Remembering Dr. Peter Fox - A titan in the Earth science informatics community, a Former RDA TAB member

With heavy hearts, we relay the shocking, sad news shared by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) on Sunday: Dr. Peter Fox died on March 27, 2021. 

The Earth and space science informatics community lost a titan. We want to express our condolences to his partner, Erica Veil, his family, and his colleagues at RPI Tetherless World Constellation (TWC) including his current and past research group members and all of his collaborators. 

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23 Feb 2021

Emails Claiming to be from RDA

Please note, there are emails being circulated to our members that appear to be sent from RDA which request support/donations. These emails are not from RDA, and the actual email address sending these messages is not affiliated with RDA in any way. If you receive an email of this nature, do not open it. We are working with our technicians to further investigate the issue. Thank you.

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16 Feb 2021

Call for Technical Expertise to Document RDA Recommendations for Implementation in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

The RDA is looking for Technical Experts to document RDA Recommendations for implementation in the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). If you are an active member of an RDA Working Group, have contributed to the development of an endorsed RDA Recommendation and have the expertise to translate the output into a technical document or manual, please consult the call and apply here.

Deadline 1st March 2021 CET 17:00.

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