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This is a working area dedicated to the RDA activities, updates and events in UK.


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Adoption Stories (UK)


Node Highlights

  • The RDA UK node has built on an established and engaged membership, seeing 40% community growth since March 2018 to July 2020 (March 2018 - 674 members. 30 September 2020 – 944 members).
  • The UK node has engaged with organisations/projects such as EOSC, OpenAIRE, FAIRSharing, FREYA, UKRI, Royal Society, Wellcome Trust, and the British Library. There have been three successful, well attended workshops  - an introduction to the node, a joint workshop with FREYA on Persistent Identifiers, and a joint workshop with OpenAIRE on open science and EOSC.
  • Four adoption stories have been submitted by UK members.
  • There have been discussions between UKRI and Jisc on the coordination of UK International Open Science Activities between UKRI, Jisc and the Royal Society related to EU and global activities in RDA, CODATA, WDS, OECD, etc.
  • Jisc and UKRI-STFC have promoted the work of the RDA UK and are currently working with the DCC on the planning and preparation for Plenary 17, which should highlight the contribution of UK members to RDA international activities.
  • There are seven UK participations in high profile RDA roles.
  • Juan Bicarregui  has participated in Organisational Assembly and Organisational Advisory Board meetings, and represented RDA on the EOSC Executive Board.


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Joint RDA UK and OpenAIRE Virtual Workshop

Theme: Building bridges across Open Science in the UK
Date: 6 May 2020 - 13:30 BST (12:30 UTC)
Location: Virtual meeting

Joint RDA UK and FREYA workshop

A reminder that the second RDA UK workshop will be held at the Wellcome Trust (215 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE) on Tuesday 16 July 2019.



Introduction to the RDA UK National Node Workshop

On the 18 January 2019 (13:00 – 16:30 GMT), the RDA UK node will be running a free half-day workshop in London


RDA UK node launch webinar

Please join us for our first webinar on 12 December 2018, from 11:00 till 12:00 (GMT), where we will launch the UK national node and talk about our activities and plans, as well as the work of the