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.
Authored by RDA-US Chair Dr. Francine Berman, RDA member Victoria Stodden and several other data experts (Rob Rutenbar, Brent Hailpern, Henrik Christensen, Susan Davidson, Deborah Estrin, Michael Franklin, Margaret Martonosi, Padma Raghavan, Alexander S. Szalay), this article focuses on the evolution of the field of data science.
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.
Summary of recommendations and Calls for Action
Data localisation restrictions are a too narrow focus for building a Data Economy - instead, interoperability on all levels should be systematically promoted:
The Research Data Alliance (RDA) Plenary 11 will take place in Berlin, Germany from 21–23 March 2018. The theme of the plenary is “From Data to Knowledge”.