status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Claire Austin, Rajini Nagrani, Priyanka Pillai

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison:


This is the subgroup of the RDA-COVID-19 working group focusing on Epidemiology.

 

Epidemiology subgroup priorities

  1.  Guidelines and recommendations for producing, sharing, and using COVID19 Epidemiology data.

  2.  Identify COVID19 resources and references [datasets/repositories, software/code, standards, journal articles].

  3.  Build a curated in Zotero Web Group Library of resources and references.

  4.  A Decision Tree tool to facilitate navigation to specific COVID19 Epidemiology Resources.

 

Meeting schedule

New time: Mon, Fri 3:00 PM UTC

8:00 AM California, 11:00 AM New York, 5:00 PM France, 1:00 AM Melbourne

Unchanged: Wed 12:30 PM UTC

5:30 AM California, 8:30 AM New York, 2:30 PM France, 10:30 PM Melbourne

 

Workplan

April 13-May 21:  Collect, organize, and annotate resources (references)

April 15-21:         1st writing sprint - Key parameters and elements 

April 22-23:         3rd writing sprint - Epidemiology data recommendations - 1st release

April 24:              RDA COVID-19 Data Recommendations and Guidelines, 1st release 24 April 2020

April 29:              4th writing sprint - Epidemiology data recommendations - 2nd release

May 1:                2nd release

May 1- 4:            5th writing sprint (current)

May 4-6:             6th writing sprin

July - Sept:         Supporting Output

 

Publication schedule

  • 1st release (Apr 24), 2nd release (May 1) 3rd release (May 8), 4th release (May 15)
  • 5th release - Final draft release (May 22)
  • RDA endorsed recommendations and guidelines (June 30)
  • Supporting output for public comment: Sharing COVID-19 Epidemiology Data (August 31 - Sept 21)
  • RDA endorsed supporting output (October)

 

To provide feedback on the "RDA COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations":

The current draft of the "RDA COVID-19 Guidelines and Recommendations" can be found in the Outputs section of the main COVID-19 WG webpage; be sure to select the most current version that is attached for review, and provide comments using the "Add new comment" link below the attachments.

Posts

07
May
2021

Workshop 7 June: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability

by Hilary Hanahoe

Dear RDA COVID-19 Working group members The European Commission (EC) and the Portuguese presidency are organising a workshop “Riding the Next Wave of Research Data: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability” which will be held in Lisbon, on 7th June 2021 10h30-16h30 CEST, at the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering (LNEC), Avenida do Brasil, 101, 1700-066 Lisbon. This will be a hybrid event with the possibility of participation in person or by videoconference.
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07
May
2021

Workshop 7 June: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability

by Hilary Hanahoe

Dear COVID-19 Working Group Members, The European Commission and the Portuguese presidency are organising a workshop with the title: “Riding the Next Wave of Research Data: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability”.
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07
May
2021

Riding the Next Wave of Research Data: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability

by Hilary Hanahoe

Dear COVID-19 Working Group Members, The European Commission and the Portuguese presidency are organising a workshop with the title: “Riding the Next Wave of Research Data: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability”.
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10
March
2021

Open Position Scientific Data Specialist ClinEpiDB resource

by Natalie Meyers

Hello, We have a Scientific Data Specialist job opening that may be of interest to members of RDA COVID-19 Epi & Clinical WG members and will appreciate it if you help us share the opportunity with those who might be interested candidates. 
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February
2021
29
January
2021

RDA VP17 Session proposal submission

by Alexandra Delipalta

Dear RDA-COVID19, RDA COVID-19 Epidemiology, RDA-COVID19-Clinical, RDA-COVID19-Social-Sciences, RDA-COVID19-Community-participation and RDA-COVID19-Legal-Ethical members,    Thank you for your session proposal for Virtual Plenary 17 titled 'Community participation and the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines'. A review of all submitted proposals is now underway by the RDA Technical Advisory Board, with notifications of acceptance planned to be sent by 26 February.   
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17
November
2020

ACTION REQUIRED - Setting up meeting times

by Claire Austin

Hello everyone, There has been a lot of "behind the scenes" work accomplished over the past few months to organize the new Epidemiology Common Standard for Surveillance Data Reporting WG. We are now very much looking forward to meeting all of you. For your action: 1. We will be starting weekly WG meetings very soon. In preparation for this, please add your name and info to the WG Membership Roster.
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11
November
2020

In 3 1/2 hours from now: New Epi common data standard WG session

by Claire Austin

Hello everyone, A reminder that the Plenary session for the new Epi WG will begin in 3 1/2 hours from now. Hope to see you there! New WG - Epidemiology Common Standard for Surveillance Data Reporting 12:00 - 1:30 AM UTC (12 November UTC, or 11 Nov EST) Breakout 6 Cheers, Claire Austin and Rajini Nagrani
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11
November
2020

In 3 1/2 hours from now: New Epi common data standard WG session

by Claire Austin

Hello everyone, A reminder that the Plenary session for the new Epi WG will begin in 3 1/2 hours from now. Hope to see you there! New WG - Epidemiology Common Standard for Surveillance Data Reporting 12:00 - 1:30 AM UTC (12 November UTC, or 11 Nov EST) Breakout 6 Cheers, Claire Austin and Rajini Nagrani
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