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21st Meeting of the WDS Scientific Committee

21st Meeting of the WDS Scientific Committee

The 21st Meeting of the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) took place on 04–05 November in Paris, France. We are very grateful to our  parent organization, the  International Science Council (ISC), for kindly hosting the WDS-SC during its  second  biannual meeting of 2019 . The 21st Meeting began with an update on the latest developments in ISC by Dr Heide Hackmann, ISC Chief Executive ...

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 ...

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 ...

David J. Patterson Leaves WDS Scientific Committee

David J. Patterson Leaves WDS Scientific Committee

We are very sorry to inform the WDS Community that  David J. Patterson  (Paddy) has been forced to retire from the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) 2018–2021 with immediate effect due to health reasons. Paddy's leaving is a big loss to WDS: he has been playing a key role in the SC by not only bringing his wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of Biological data, but also his drive and ...