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Polar Data Forum III: Online Registration is Extended to 10 November

The online registration for the  WDS co-convened Third International Polar Data Forum (PDF III) is extended to  10 November 2019 (or earlier if capacity is reached). Information about PDF III We are pleased to announce that PDF III will be hosted by the  Finnish Meteorological Institute  at their Dynamicum campus on 18–22 November 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.  PDF III will be a two-day ...

WDS PICO Session at EGU 2020: Call for Abstracts

WDS PICO Session at EGU 2020: Call for Abstracts

The  European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2020  will be held on 3–5 May 2020 in Vienna, Austria. The World Data System of the International Science Council is leading the following session, and we would like to encourage your  abstract submission  by the deadline of Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 13:00 CET. Session ID: ESSI3.7 Session Title:  Inspiring the Next Generation of ...

Call for Nominations: Scientific Committee of the World Data System

We would like to bring to your attention that the  WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) for the period 2018–2021  now has three vacancies. The International Science Council and the World Data System would therefore like to call on their respective members, as well as partners organizations concerned with scientific data stewardship, to nominate new members of the WDS-SC. Nominations of ...

Libby Liggins Wins 2019 WDS Data Stewardship Award

Libby Liggins Wins 2019 WDS Data Stewardship Award

Congratulations to Dr Libby Liggins, who has been chosen by the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) as the  2019 winner  of the WDS Data Stewardship Award. Dr Liggins will be presented with the 2019 Award and a prize at International Data Week 2021. Libby Liggins is an evolutionary ecologist who primarily uses molecular genomic data to address fundamental questions in population ecology, ...

Call for Applications Closed to Host International Data Week 2021 or 2023

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the Call for Applications to host International Data Week 2021 and/or 2023. The Call is now  closed . The founding organizations will review all of the bids received and expect to make an official announcement in the coming weeks.  This landmark event is organized by the Committee on Data (CODATA) and the World Data System (WDS) of the ...

Webinar #12: An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences

Webinar #12: An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences

On Monday, 07 October at 23:00 UTC, Dawei Lin (Associate Director for Bioinformatics; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation) from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases presented  An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences , the 12th WDS Webinar  and the second to focus on Health-related ...