The RDA EU Ambassadors programme offers a series of grants targeting distinguished and well-connected domain experts who can develop a two-way communication and engagement vector, promoting RDA outputs and perspectives while streamlining insights and practical contribution from domain focused data communities into the work of RDA. Application period closes on 5 December 2018! All information available at https://grants.rd-alliance.org/OpenCalls/call-ambassadors-i-wave
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27 November 2018, 12:00 CET - 11:00 UTC. Register now!
RDA Europe Early Career and Expert grants for Plenary 13 - Calls now OPEN!
We are pleased to announce the launch of the open calls for the RDA Europe Early Careers and Experts grants offering financial support to Early Career European Researchers and Scientists and to mid-career or senior data professional and scientists to attend the 13th RDA Plenary meeting, to be held Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA 2-4 April 2019. We invite and encourage all to apply! To find out more visit: https://grants.rd-alliance.org
Data citation in scholarly literature: the Scholix adoption story at Plenary 12
The 12th Research Data Alliance Plenary brought together the global RDA community as part of the International Data Week 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The conference programme included a plenary session focused on the Adoption the adoption of RDA outputs and recommendations, showcasing a set of use cases to highlight uptake challenges and benefits. During that session, Martin Fenner, Technical Director at DataCite and co-chair of the Scholix WG, described how the RDA Scholarly Link Exchange Working Group Recommendations were adopted by DataCite. Continue reading