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18 Jan 2022

Ari Asmi Appointed Director of the RDA Association AISBL

The Trustees of RDA Association AISBL are delighted to announce that Ari Asmi has been appointed Director of the RDA Association AISBL from 1 February 2022.

A long-standing, active member of RDA, Ari is fully committed to the RDA mission and core values, and brings significant experience and expertise from his pluriennial activities from both a community and infrastructure point-of-view.

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05 Jan 2022

TAB Meets Chairs Remote Event

Dear WG and IG chairs,

The RDA Technical Advisory Board (TAB) is organising a "TAB Meets Chairs" remote event on Thursday 20 January 2022. This will be in the same format as RDA IG and WG Chairs meetings, with 5 topics that we have constructed together. We hope to fuel discussion that will improve the efficiency and productivity of both the groups (Interest Groups, Working Group, and Communities of Practice) and the TAB.

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RDA's 18th Virtual Plenary Meeting: Final report
16 Dec 2021

RDA's 18th Virtual Plenary Meeting: Final report

Research Data Alliance (RDA) 18th Virtual Plenary Meeting

3 – 11 November 2021

Fully virtual, fully global.

RDA Plenary meetings are the twice-annual meetings where the members of the RDA meet to discuss possible new topics through Birds of a Feather (BoF) meetings, hold Working and Interest Group and Community of Practice (CoP) meetings, and conduct RDA business. These plenary meetings serve as important milestones in the life of the Work of RDA, especially in terms of achievements and outputs.

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01 Dec 2021

RDA Announces New Members to Technical Advisory Board

The three-year term for the following five Technical Advisory Board (TAB) members ended this past month:

  • Jeremy Geelen
  • Christine Kirkpatrick
  • Dimitris Koureas
  • Isabelle Perseil
  • Frankie Stevens

We thank them tremendously for their dedication to RDA during the past few years, and also thank Isabelle and Frankie for offering to stay on for another term.

Two new TAB members joined Isabelle and Frankie on 1 December in starting a three year term. These members are:

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22 Nov 2021

Harvard Data Science Review features Paper Jointly Written by RDA Dynamic Data Citation Working Group Adopters

The paper, titled “Precisely and Persistently Identifying and Citing Arbitrary Subsets of Dynamic Data” provides a summary of the RDA Dynamic Data Citation Working Group’s recommendations, describes the reference implementations for different types of data and presents a number of implementations that have been deployed in various infrastructures.

Congratulations to all involved!

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22 Nov 2021

Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS-KNAW) Hiring Project Member in Research Data Expert Team

DANS-KNAW is the Dutch national centre of expertise and repository for research data. The selected candidate will be deployed in various DANS projects and activities, which will take place in the context of the many European projects in which DANS participates. DANS project activities are mostly focused on FAIR and open data, long-term archiving of reusable data, and repository certification.

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