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07 May 2019

Application Deadline is 10 May for AOSP School of Research Data Science and CODATA-RDA Data Schools Initiative

From 17-28 June 2019, a 10-day school is being organized by RDA, the African Open Science Platform (AOSP), the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS), CODATA, the International Centre of Theoretical Physics and the East African Institute for Fundamental Research, which will be conducted at Addis Ababa University to introduce participants to the skills of Research Data Science.

To apply to this school, you must submit your application by 10 May 2019.

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25 Apr 2019

RDA April Newsletter: Plenary 14, RDA in one Word, Adoption Updates and more

Taking place from 23-25 October in Helsinki, Finland at Dipoli at Aalto University, the RDA 14th Plenary will bring together data experts in research, industry and policy-making from all around the world and from all disciplines. Under the theme, Data Makes the Difference, the meeting will address the extensive potential of research data in improving decision making, tackling grand societal challenges, and engaging citizens in the creation of knowledge and betterment of society. The Plenary is co-hosted by Research Data Alliance Finland, CSC - IT Centre for Science, Aalto University, University of Helsinki, Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, and Finnish Meteorological Institute.

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12 Mar 2019

RDA Output Adoption Webinar Series: Outputs to Support Reproducible Health Research

RDA Regions have specific mandates to encourage and monitor further uptake of RDA outputs, through promotion of the value of the outputs themselves and the value gained by adoption. An effective communication campaign is therefore fundamental to promote the RDA recommendations and outputs to groups and organisations within and outside RDA and further stimulate test, adoption and implementation. With this aim in mind, the global RDA adoption team is developing a series of tailored calls aimed at training and outreach, with the first scheduled for March 22nd at 8am PDT/ 11am EDT/ 3pm UTC, which will be focused on RDA’s work in health research.

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01 Mar 2019

RDA Europe Newsletter: Open Call for adoption of RDA outputs, Webinar and supporting FAIR data series of workshops

Is your organisation working on the vanguard of data activities in a specific research domain or cluster of domains? Would your organisation like to support and encourage examples of adoption which can benefit others, promote these examples and learn lessons about benefits and challenges that arise from making use of RDA recommendations? If so, RDA Europe strongly encourages your organisation to apply for our Adoption projects programme.  

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18 Feb 2019

The what, why and how of the RDA EU 4.0 adoption grants: join the webinar on February 21 at 2.00 PM CET

RDA Europe 4.0 has launched a call for adoption use cases. The call aims to support and encourage examples of adoption which can benefit others, to promote these examples and to learn lessons about benefits and challenges that arise from making use of RDA recommendations.  On February 21 at 2.00 PM CET, RDA Europe 4.0 organises a webinar Q&A to give you a detailed overview of the programmes and the application process for the grants, evaluation criteria while aiming to answer questions from the participants.

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12 Feb 2019

Programme for the RDA 13th Plenary Meeting Now Available

We are pleased to announce the programme for the RDA 13th Plenary Meeting has been published on the RDA website.  With the meeting theme, “With Data comes Responsibility,” numerous data trends, challenges and solutions will be addressed by our community. Attended by hundreds of data professionals from around the world, this meeting is an excellent opportunity for you to connect with the international data community and collaborate on shared topics of interest.  


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01 Feb 2019

Deadline to apply to the Early Careers and Experts grants, INRA Adoption story and more: RDA Europe Newsletter is out!

Are you a European early career or an expert doing research in data sharing? RDA Europe is seeking applications from students and early career professionals from higher education or research institutions  with studies focusing on research data sharing as well as from mid-career or senior data professionals or scientists, interested or already committed to RDA activities, to support  participation to the RDA Thirteen Plenary meeting.

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