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October is right around the corner, so please review the following tips when planning your travel for Plenary 14 in Helsinki, Finland.

The webinar -taking place on 31 July 9.00 AM CEST - highlights the work of the RDA Active DMPs, Exposing DMPs and DMP Common Standards working groups.

The University of Arizona, one of RDA Organizational Members,  is seeking to fill a Research Development Associate (RDA) in Research Development Services (RDS).

RDA Europe, the European plug-in to the Research Data Alliance, is expanding its network of  national nodes. Currently nineteen, (Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK) the national nodes aim to foster adoption of RDA outputs in the region.

Ireland’s National Framework on the Transition to an Open Research Environment was officially launched yesterday. The National Framework is the culmination of the hard work and collaboration of all members of the National Open Research Forum (NORF) including the National Library of Ireland and RDA Ireland coordinating organisation. NLI and RDA Ireland are both part of the initial group of organisations endorsing the plan.  

Ahead of the first Australian RDA plenary in 2020, the RDA and the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) are collaborating to present an “RDA meet and greet tour” in Australia from 22 July to 8 August. The tour provides an opportunity to find out more about the work of RDA and to meet Hilary Hanahoe, RDA Secretary General. 

Slides and recordings now availble of RDA Greek Node workshop

Would you like to get dedicated support for your data repository to achieve the CoreTrustSeal certification or to have your repository to be more compatible with other repositories? Then this open call might be something for you. The deadline for applying is Friday, 30th of August 2019.

Recruitment has begun for the position of Head of Data Services for Washington University Libraries. The incumbent will report to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Scholarship and Technology Services. Review of applications will begin on July 15, and continue until the position is filled.

RDA Europe is offering financial support to nine Early Career Researchers and seven European Experts working with data to attend the 14th RDA Plenary meeting, in Helsinki, Finland, 23-25 October 2019. 

To find out more about the requirements, selection process and financial contributions please visit: